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Image for The Baltic States     A survey of the political and economic structure and the foreign relations of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania

The Baltic States A survey of the political and economic structure and the foreign relations of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania

By: Royal Institute of International Affairs

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Westport, Greenwood Press,: 1970

Seller ID: 003158

Condition: Very Good +


194pp. Foldout map. Reprinted from the 1938 Oxford University Press Edition. Ownership on top of front endpaper, else a very good, clean, tight, unmarked copy. Contents: Historical and political. Historical background ; The World War and the emergence of the independent states ; Internal consolidation in the succession of states ; Constitutional and political problems of the succession states ; Foreign relations ; Special problems of Lithuania's foreign policy. -- B.... View more info

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Riga Tuvplana Riga in Cose Up Riga Im Detail

By: Salcevics, Romvalds

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Riga, Fosal IU: 2008

Seller ID: 003549

Condition: Fine


143pp. Fine. Extensively illustrated in colour. Text in Latvian, English and German. A Visual survey of Riga's architectural sculpture over the centuries with some prominence given to its magnificent Art Nouveau public sculpture. View more info

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Latvia Through the Centuries

By: Smalkais. E; Vejins, J.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Riga, Preses Nams: 2007

Seller ID: 003381

Condition: Very Good ++


357pp. Photographs, A very good, clean, bright, tight copy. "This book came about --- to give a brief overview of life in Latvia from ancient times to the present day. This is not a professional history book instead it it only presents an overview of those times. We have used information from many published sources as well as personal recollections., With this book, visitors to Latvia should get an insight into the history of Latvia,." ( J. Vejins) View more info

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Ikskojot Pa Latviju Celojuma Piezimes

By: Stinkuls, Alfreds

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Stockholm, Latviesu Nacionalais Fonds: 1988

Seller ID: 003256

Condition: Very Good


404pp. Photographs. An unmarked, clean, bright, tight copy. Very faint vertical crease on spine "Gramata ir uzrakstita ceriba, ka ta varetu ierosinat latviesus vairak apmeklet savas zemes visattalakos nosturus un palidzet saglabat atmina aizejosa laika iezimes, ka ari pastastit par -- senvietam un pieminekliem ----(Autors) View more info

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The Lielvarde Belt From Ancient To Modern Times

By: Strode, Raimonda

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Riga, Jumava: 2017

Seller ID: 004101

Condition: New


112pp. NEW Illustrated. Photographs, line drawings. Bibliography. NEW. "The belt as a colorful and expressive accent piece is a significant part of all Latvian national costumes. It is only the Lielvarde belt, however, that has provoked so much conjecture and so many questions. The Lielvarde belt, rich in colorful patterns, has become a contemporary myth and encourages us to research the history and traditions associated with how it was made and worn and to search for th... View more info

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Uzburta Vieta

By: Tisenkopfs, Talis

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Riga, Neputns: 2007

Seller ID: 001945

Condition: Very Good


267pp. Some slight wear to covers, else a very good, clean, tight copy. "Talis Tisenkopfs, apvienojot savas esejas gramata "Uzburta vieta", ir radijis smalku un daudznozimigu musu laika portretejumu - gan lokala, gan globala griezuma , turklat intrigejosi piesatinatu ar sociologa zinasanu zemstravam un trenetu noverotaja skatu." (Izdevejs) "Tisenkopfs par musu dzivi pasaka daudz vairak, neka, iespe-ams, visa pedeja laika Latvijas proza kopa. Zinatnes fons autoram nere... View more info

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Latvijas Autocelu Atlants 1:200000

By: Turlais, Janis Editor

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Riga, Jana Seta: 2002

Seller ID: 002348

Condition: Very Good +


340pp. A very good, clean, bright, tight copy. Table of Contents and important information for drivers in Latvian, English, German, Russian. Maps of cities, towns and villagesat 1:20000 Maps of larger city surroundings at 1: 100000. This paricular publication won the Canadian mapmakers international competion when it was published. Still a very useful travel guide. View more info

Image for Balandnieki Priestera Petera Upenieka Atminu Zimejumi

Balandnieki Priestera Petera Upenieka Atminu Zimejumi

By: Upenieks, Peteris

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Riga, Madris: 2005

Seller ID: 003201

Condition: As New


757pp. Photographs Glossary.An as new copy "Peteris Upenieks bija macitajs, kuram jau no bernibas piemitusas lielas noverosanas spejas. Alsunga, kur vins dzivoja, vins berna acim veroja visu apkart notiekoso. Gramata loti interesanti aprakstitas dazadas dzimtas, tam piemitosais un raksturigais, tradicijas, notikumi. Gramata aprakstita dzive slavenaja Alsungas katolu novada." " Tas tiesam ir liels izaicinajums un uzdrikstesanas meginat paradit cilveka dvese... View more info

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Latviesu Trimdas Izdevumu Raditajs 1945.-1947./48.

By: Velde, J

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Nuremberg [?], Rumaks: 1948

Seller ID: 003800

Condition: Good +


194pp. typewritten mimeograph..300 copies Scarce. Good + -very good condition. Pages uniformly age toned. Lower spine chipped. Else a sound, tight, unmarked copy. Unikala agras trimdas bibliografija. Labs trimdinieku kulturalo rosibu parskats. View more info

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Kultura Un Latvietiba : Esejas

By: Vike- Freiberga, Vaira

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Riga, Karogs: 2010

Seller ID: 003990

Condition: Very Good +


231pp. Bibliography A very good, bright, tight copy "V. Vike-Freiberga uz daudziem jautajumiem par latvietibu un kulturu mekle atbildes esejiski aizraujosa forma, izmantojot plasu kulturvesturisko faktu materialu un liekot lieta gan savas zinasanas etnografija, foklora, valodnieciba, antropologija un citas zinatnes, gan ari politikes pieredzi" ( LNB) ."Gramata tiek runats par mazas tautas kulturas "but vai nebut", par nacionalas kulturas attiecibu ar pasaules lime... View more info

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Latvijas Udens Dzivinosais Speks

By: Viks, Ivars

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Riga, Jumava: 2011

Seller ID: 001764

Condition: Almost As New


156pp. Almost as new. Unread. Latviesu svetavotu un seno zinasanu petnieks Ivars Viks sava gramata atklajis Latvijas upju un ezeru noslepumus, to geografiska izvietojuma kopsakaribas. Aprakstijis juras piekraste noverojamas neparastas dabas paradibas, piekrastes smilsu energetisko speku, ka ari dambju veidosanas vesturi. Pateicoties tiesi Ivaram Vikam, tika atklati Pokaini un Keveles svetavoti. Gramata ieklautas ari dainas un miti par Daugavu un citam udens tilpnem. Gr... View more info

Image for Trejdevini Latvijas brinumi : [Pokaini, diza sagsa, zalais stars, Skanais kalns, senas zinasanas, Keveles avoti]

Trejdevini Latvijas brinumi : [Pokaini, diza sagsa, zalais stars, Skanais kalns, senas zinasanas, Keveles avoti]

By: Viks, Ivars

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Riga, Jumava: 2007

Seller ID: 004001

Condition: Very Good +


267pp Illustrated with line drawings. "Stasti par Latvijas zemi un tautu. Latvija ir brinumu pilna zeme ar neparasti specigu bioenergetisku starojumu. Pari tai ka milzu sagsa klajas blivs senu svetvietu tikls. Seit ir parsteidzosi daudz loti specigu svetavotu, kas talu parspej dziednieciskos avotus citas zemes. Patiesi apbrinojamas lietas notiek musu debesis un udenos. Mums ir tadas izcilas zemeslodes vietas ka Pokaini, trejdevini Keveles avoti, Skanais kalns. Un par t... View more info

The Religious Philosophy of JANIS RAINIS Latvian Poet

By: Ziedonis, Arvids

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Waverly, Latvju Gramata: 1969

Seller ID: 000603

Condition: Very Good +


344pp. Bibliography, Index. ".... religious philosophy of Janis Rainis which is contemporary or even ahead of our day... developed from Latvian mythology and folk song poetry .... and from Christianity and other major world religions..." View more info