By Aldis Purs, Andrejs Plakans
Latvia is found at the japanese shore of the Baltic Sea. After a short interval of independence among the 2 international Wars, Latvia used to be annexed by way of the USSR in 1940. It reestablished its independence in 1991 following the breakup of the Soviet Union. even supposing the final Russian troops left in 1994. Latvia maintains to redesign its economic climate for eventual integration into a variety of Western eu political and fiscal associations. considering may perhaps 2004 Latvia is a member of the eu Union.
This 3rd version of Historical Dictionary of Latvia contains a chronology, an creation, appendixes, and an in depth bibliography. The dictionary part has over 500 cross-referenced entries on very important personalities, politics, financial system, overseas kin, faith, and tradition. This booklet is a wonderful source for college kids, researchers, and somebody eager to recognize extra approximately Latvia.
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