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  • Lettland als übersetzte Nationby Julija Boguna

    Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 56.91

    Das kulturnationale Modell des 'nation building' erfuhr im 19. Jahrhundert eine große Verbreitung in Nordosteuropa. Einen wichtigen Baustein bildete die Suche nach 'nationalen' Ur-Texten, die als Zeugnisse für die Existenz der 'Nation' dienten. In Lettland (damals Livland) stieß dieses Auf(er)finden von Texten auf besondere Bedingungen: Die Ur-Texte... more...

  • Die See- und Küstenfischerei Mecklenburgs und Vorpommerns 1918 bis 1960by Susanne Raillard

    De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2012; US$ 63.00

    Die Idylle an der Ostseeküste des heutigen Mecklenburg-Vorpommern trog. Auch die dortige See- und Küstenfischerei blieb von den großen Systemumbrüchen des 20. Jahrhunderts nicht verschont. In der Weimarer Republik galt das Auf und Ab der Marktgesetze, in der NS-Zeit dominierten Lenkung und Zwang, während in der DDR alles im Zeichen von Planwirtschaft... more...

  • From Recognition to Restorationby David J. Smith; David J. Galbreath; Geoffrey Swain

    Editions Rodopi 2010; US$ 47.00

    Taking its cue from the 90th anniversary commemorations of November 2008, this work explores the relationship between state and nationhood during the three phases to date in Latvia’s existence as a territorial entity: the sovereign statehood of 1918-1940; more...

  • The Testimony of Livesby Vieda Skultans

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 67.95

    Vieda Skultans left Latvia as a refugee at the age of six months. In 1990, she returned for the first time. This text is both a personal account of a homecoming and an anthropology of a people trying to come to terms with its past and to face an uncertain future. Based on more than 100 interviews carried out in the wake of Latvian independence, it... more...

  • The Case for Latvia. Disinformation Campaigns Against a Small Nationby Jukka Rislakki

    Editions Rodopi 2014; US$ 84.00

    ?The best book written on Latvia by a foreigner: incisive, well-informed, and persuasive" Edward Lucas, The Economist What do we know about Latvia and the Latvians? A Baltic (not Balkan) nation that emerged from fifty years under the Soviet Union ? interrupted by a brief but brutal Nazi-German occupation and a devastating war ? now a member of the... more...

  • The Case for Latvia. Disinformation Campaigns Against a Small Nation.by Jukka Rislakki

    Editions Rodopi 2008; US$ 84.00

    What do we know about Latvia and the Latvians? A Baltic (not Balkan) nation that emerged from fifty years under the Soviet Union ? interrupted by a brief but brutal Nazi-German occupation and a devastating war ? now a member of the European Union and NATO. Yes, but what else? Relentless accusations keep appearing, especially in Russian media, often... more...

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