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Image for Kad Jelgava Bija Buras  Jahtas Racundra Celojums : 20. Gadu Latvija Britu Burataja Acim, Ar Daudzam Autora Fotografijam Un Skicem ( Racundra's Third Cruise )

Kad Jelgava Bija Buras Jahtas Racundra Celojums : 20. Gadu Latvija Britu Burataja Acim, Ar Daudzam Autora Fotografijam Un Skicem ( Racundra's Third Cruise )

By: Rensoms, Arturs ( Arthur Ransome)

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Riga, Dienas Gramata, 2006


164pp Photographs. Almost as new condition. Tr. by Rita Radusa. "Jahtas "Racundras celojums " 20.gadu Latvijas britu burataja acim - ar daudzam autora fotografijam un skicem. Pirms astondesmit gadiem Lielupe bija ka lielcels un tvaikoni, barzas un buru laivas brivi kugoja lidz pat Jelgavai. Britu buratajs un rakstnieks Arturs Rensoms ar pasa izloloto un Kisezera buveto jahtu "Racundra" veica tris celojumus pa Baltijas juru un Latvijas upem. Uz klaja Rensoms dzivoja tad... View more info

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Latvia

By: N/A

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Washington, Latvian Legation,


57pp. As New. No date (1987? 1988?) This booklet is the Latvian Legation's brief overview of the recent history of Latvia up to the date of publication. Included in the appendices are statements of the non recognition of the Soviet incorporation of Latvia, as made by various governments. The latest of the proclamations being that of Baltic Freedom Day. (Text in full) as signed by President R. Reagan) in 1987. View more info

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Latvia A Selected Bibliography.

By: Ozols, Zelma Aleksandra

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, Karl Karusa, 1963


144pp. A very good, clean, tight copy. Although published in 1963, entries are current for holdings in US libraries up to 1957, on account of the author's untimely death. The bibliography decribes significant publications in various languages about Latvia in some 120 US libraries. View more info

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Latvia and Latvians A People and a State in Ideas, Images and Symbols Latvija Un Latviskais Nacija Un Valsts Ideas, Telos Un Simbolos

By: Cimdina, Ausma; Hanovs, Deniss (compiled by)

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Riga, Zinatne, 2010


285pp + 242 pp Text in English and Latvian."The purpose of this collection has not been to overview the historical developments for the 20-year period following the renewal of independence, but more so focusing on specific spiritual and intellectual aspects of life - its ideas, images, and symbols which, since the period of National Awakening in the mid 19th century, but especially at the beginning of the 20th century, have consciously or unconsciously created the ideo... View more info

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Latvia and the USA: From Captive Nation to Strategic Power

By: Auers, Daunis Editor

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Academic Press of the University of Latvia,


207 pp. An As New copy. "much of the book covers fresh ground and relies on new archival research, fresh survey data and interviews. ---The core of the book consists of nine substantive chapters split into two sections - one on "Latvia and America in the Twentieth Century", the other on "Contemporary Relations" ---The end of the book contains a useful collection of key documents and speeches" View more info

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Latvia in the Wars of the 20th Century

By: Mangulis, Visvaldis

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Princeton Junction, Cognition Books, 1983


207pp. Maps, references, index. A very good, bright, tight copy "Caught between two powerful neighbors and ancient enemies, Germany and Russia, the less than two million Latvians had to wage bloody wars against one or the other or both of them to defend themselves. This is a story of struggle, victory, defeat, and defiance --" (Author) "This book provides , clarifies and exposes little known behind the scene historical machinations and dealings." (msms) View more info

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Latvia In Transition

By: Dreifelds, Juris

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press, 1996


214pp. Neat ownership sig. on ffe. else avery good, clean, tight copy "Of greatest concern, according to Dreifelds, is the need for Latvia to be constantly vigilant against its large neighbor to the east, and to develop a strong support network in the West of economic, and if necessary, military backing should Russia (again) become aggressive - this book is excellent for students and other readers wishing to gain a focused understanding of Latvian independence and ... View more info

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Latvia Through the Centuries

By: Smalkais. E; Vejins, J.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Riga, Preses Nams, 2007


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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Latvian - Jewish Relations

By: Lejins, J

Price: $15.00

Publisher: (Toronto), World Federation of Free Latvians, 1975

Inscription: Signed by Author


25pp. A very good, clean tight copy. With presentation inscription SIGNED by author. "Latvian-Jewish Relations is a brochure written by the former Latvian parliament (Saeima) deputy J. Lejins and published by the World Federation of Free Latvians and the Latvian National Federation in Canada (LNFC). A "Publisher's Note" states: "The LNFC is proud to publish this well-meant and carefully considered [sic] article." However, the brochure is rather one-sided and unobjecti... View more info

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Latvian National Kitchen

By: Masilune, N(ina)

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Riga, Jumava, 2001


138pp. Full page colour photographs. A very good, clean, bright, tight copy. Numerous traditional recipes. Translated by Karlis Streips. Edited by Lilita Tannis. "Latvian National Kitchen is by Nina Masilune, a well-known expert in the area of Latvian cuisine. Latvian cooking has developed over the course of many centuries and mostly on the countryside. It is old-fashioned but very delicious, and rural cuisine is still popular today. Inside this cookbook you will fin... View more info

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Latvian Poetry

By: Baumanis, Arturs [Compiled and Edited by]

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Augsburg, A. Baumanis, 1946


133pp. "An anthology of Latvian lyrics in English versions, including the Story of Latvian poetry with sidelights on the history of Latvia by ... J. Burtnieks. ( a substantial introductory essay ). Some minor age wear to cover. A good+, sound, solid clean but yellowed paper copy. View more info

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Latvians And Jews Between Germany and Russia

By: Gordon, Frank

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Stockholm Riga Toronto, Memento - Daugavas Vanagi, 2001


136pp. Revised edition A very good, clean, tight clean copy. Translated into Englishby Vaiva Pukite and Janis Straubergs. " Historical facts mix with human prejudices, brazen lies, distorted perceptions, grievances, and vengeance. The rational mixes with the irrational....My purpose is to help the reader understand what actually happened in this time and place to the relationship between these two peoples." ( F. Gordon) View more info

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Latviesa Maja

By: Kursite, Janina

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Riga, Rundas, 1914


560pp. Fine. Supplementary colour photographs." Ilgaku laiku, braucot ekspedicijas, krajas materials par latviesu majam Latvijas novados un par latviesu majam Sibirija un latviesu majam Rietumos. Maja ir dala no cilveka patibas, pat ja cilveks pats to neapzinas. Viena bridi saku likt kopa - kada krasa latviesi krasojusi eku arpusi, ka iekartojusi iekstelpas, ko latviesiem nozimejis puku darzins. Kada veida zogi bijusi iecieniti. Kapec latvietim patik vai patika dzivot ... View more info

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Latviesu Politiskas Partijas 60 Gados

By: Freivalds Osvalds

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Copenhagen, Imanta, 1961


224pp. Photographs Brief presentation inscription on half title, else very good, clean copy. Partiju pirmsakumi un to darbiba Latvija un trimda. Latviesui politiskas darbibas pirmsakumi. Pirmas latviesu politiskas partijas. Kara laiks un Latvijas valsts nodibinasana. Politiskas partijas valsts nodibinasanas laika. Politiskas partijas Latvijas brivvalsts laika. Politiskas partijas zem krievu un vacu okupacijas. Politiskas partijas trimda. Citas politiskas ... View more info

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

By: Velde, J

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Nuremberg [?], Rumaks, 1948


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