The Baltic : a history / Michael North ; translated by Kenneth Kronenberg.

"The Baltic is an overview of the region as a whole that deals with politics, trade, and cultures. The book is organized into ten chronological, roughly thematic chapters, with each chapter beginning with a vignette (focus) centered on a place with particular significance to the era under discu...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: North, Michael, 1954- (Author)
Other Authors: Kronenberg, Kenneth, 1946- (Translator)
Format: Book
Published: Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2015.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : trade and cultures
  • Vikings, Slavs, and Balts
  • The Christian mission and the settlement of the land
  • The Hanseatic League and the monarchies
  • The Reformation and the Nordic renaissance
  • Swedish dominance
  • The rise of Russia
  • Nordic romanticism
  • Revolutions and new states
  • Sovietization versus welfare states
  • Transformation and EU integration
  • Conclusion.