On the Boundary of Two Worlds

Series edited by Leonidas Donskis

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1570-7121
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Aurimas Švedas

This book is about the past and its falsification, historians and the Soviet ideological Matrix. It aims to unveil the formation and existence of Soviet-era Lithuanian historiography, to show how it was affected by mechanisms that created it, and to discuss what kinds of behavioural models...
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38
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042039117
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December 2014

Martyn Housden

What form should Europe take? Should it be based on ‘nation states’ or ‘states of nations’? On what basis should European unification proceed? Should it be an élite undertaking pioneered by statesmen elected to democratic government offices, or should true unification...
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37
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042038769
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January 2014

Pietro U. Dini

This book is a study of the relatively unknown field of Baltic linguistic historiography associated with the 16th century. This has been the saeculum mirabile of Baltic philology, not only on account of the first books having appeared during that period, but also due to the diverse linguistic...
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36
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042037984
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January 2014

Edited by Björn M. Felder and Paul J. Weindling

The history of eugenics in the Baltic States is largely unknown. The book compares for the first time the eugenic projects of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania and the related disciplines of racial anthropology and psychiatry, and situates them within the wider European context. Strong ethno...
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35
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042037229
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January 2013

Eda Kalmre

Under certain conditions, some rumours, which were established as part of folklore already long ago, may become fixed in the memory and the subconscious of several generations. This is what happened with the rumour about a human sausage factory after the Second World War. In Tartu, Estonia, this...
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Volume: 
34
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042037175
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January 2013

Dominic Rubin

“At last, Russia has begun to speak in a truly original voice.” So said Anatoly Vaneev, a Soviet dissident who became Karsavin’s disciple in the Siberian gulag where the philosopher spent his last two years. The book traces the unusual trajectory of this inspiring voice:...
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33
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042036468
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January 2013

Edited by Mindaugas Kvietkauskas

In 1990, Lithuania was the first of fifteen Soviet Republics to proclaim its independence from the USSR and, in doing so, dealt a fatal blow to this superpower. Overnight, this small country, whose very existence had been erased from the world map for 50 years, became Post-Soviet and proclaimed...
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Volume: 
32
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042034419
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January 2011

Robert van Voren

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31
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042033719
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January 2011

Edited by Martyn Housden and David J. Smith

The years from 1918 to 1945 remain central to European History. It was a breath-taking time during which the very best and very worst attributes of Mankind were on display. In the euphoria of peace which followed the end of the First World War, the Baltic States emerged as independent forces on...
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Volume: 
30
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042033153
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January 2011

Tina Tamman

Estonian ambassador August Torma had a protracted and unconventional relationship with the British Foreign Office. Appointed to the Court of St James’s in 1934, Torma lost his government in 1940 when the Soviet Union overran his country, but continued to live at the legation in London and...
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Volume: 
29
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042033139
Publication date: 
January 2011

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