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Culture and customs of the Baltic states

Author: Kevin O'Connor
Publisher: Westport, Conn. ; London : Greenwood Press, 2006
Series: Culture and customs of Europe
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This overview of the reemerging states portrays the Estonians, Latvians, and Lithuanians as they see themselves--through a historical lens. The approach in each of the topical chapters is to generalize what is common among the three states and then to focus on each country in turn, are a superb introduction to the Baltics and to the unique aspects of the countries. Lithuania's culture has been heavily influenced by  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin O'Connor
ISBN: 0313331251 9780313331251
OCLC Number: 475511250
Notes: Table of Contents: Series Foreword. Introduction. Chronology. 1: The Land, People, and History 2: Religion 3: Marriage, Gender, Family, and Education 4: Holidays, Cuisine, and Leisure Activities 5: Language, Folklore, and Literature 6: Media and Cinema 7: Performing Arts 8: Architecture and Housing
Description: xiii, 274 sider : illustrations
Contents: The land, people, and history --
Religion --
Marriage, family, gender, and education --
Holidays, cuisine, and leisure activities --
Language, folklore, and literature --
Media and cinema --
Performing arts --
Architecture and housing --
Art.
Series Title: Culture and customs of Europe
Responsibility: Kevin O'Connor

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The Baltic States of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania are thriving after hundreds of years of German colonization, numerous wars of conquest, and demographic Russification.  Read more...
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"Baltic expert O'Connor offers an accessible account of the Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian people for general readers and travelers, explaining the region's complex geopolitics and history, Read more...

 
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