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Rujiena : kulturvesturisks parskats par Rujienas pilsetu un novadu

By: Alberings, L (udis), Licis, Ed.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Vasteras, Ziemelblazma: 1978

Seller ID: 003982

Condition: Very Good +


284pp. Illustrated . Signed by A. Zemdega. Very good clean dj enclosed in a mylar protector. A very good, clean, bright, tight copy. Dr. Andrejs Johansons, Redaktors, Ar vairaku autoru lidzdalibu ieskaitot E.Dunsdorfs, J. Abucs, J. Kreslins, J. Penikis un citi. " Vienu no plasakiem apceru un atminu krajumiem, kuru par Rujienu bij sakopojusi Ludis Alberings un Eduards Licis, Andreja Johansona redakcija klaja laida rujeniesa Jana Abuca apgads Ziemelblazma Zviedrija: Rujiena: kulturvesturisks parskats par Rujienas pilsetu un novadu " (J. Kreslins] View more info

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Cross Road Country Latvia

By: Andersons , Edgars et al.

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Waverly, Latvju Gramata: 1953

Seller ID: 003452

Condition: Very Good +


386pp. Illustrated. Comprehensive bibliography. A very good, clean, bright, tight copy. Contributing authors : Edg. Andersons, K. Kalnins, J. Silins, B. Jirgensons. V. Berzkalns, J. Rudzitis, A. Silins, Arv. Svabe. Alb. Auza, Rud. G. Shillwes. "--- There is a great need for a general survey text on the geographical situation of Latvia, her economic and social problems, the history and culture of the nation, the activities of Latvians abroad, and the future outlook of the country ----- As as result, a comprehensive study is made of the country and its people, its natural resources and e4cono... View more info

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Latvju enciklopedija: 1962-1982. Vols 1-5

By: Andersons, Edgars Red

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Rockville, ALA Latviesu Instituts:

Seller ID: 004022

Condition: Very Good +


5 Volumes. All very good +. Published 1983 - 2006 Japaskaidro, ka LE manuskripts no A lidz Z pabeigts ar nosaukumu Latvju Enciklopedija 1962 - 1982 un jau 1983. gada sakuma tika nodots Amerikas Latviesu apvienibas Latviesu institutam izdosanai. Lielais darbs iesakas 1975. gada rudeni, kad oktobri vesturnieks Dr. Edgars Andersons uznemas galvena redaktora pienakumus.--- Mazliet vairak neka septinos gados manuskripts tika pabeigts. ---1. sejums iznaca 1983. gada, 2. sejums - 1985. gada, 3. sejums - 1987. gada, 4. sejums - tikai 1990. gada. Vilcinoties ar katra nakosa sejuma izdosanu, informac... View more info

Latvijas Pilsetas Valsts 20 Gados

By: Asaris, Hermanis Compiled By

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Lincoln, Vaidava: 1979

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 001103

Condition: Very Good +


385pp. Numerous photographs. A very good, clean, tight copy. Reprint of the 1938 edition. 500 copies. Scarce. Rakstu krajums ar visu Latvijasilsetu aprakstiem un atteliem. Sakopotajs Hermanis Asaris Gramatas makets Niklava Strunkes Latvijas pilsetu savienibas izdevums MCMXXXVIII -- No satura raditaja: Latvijas pilsetas atbrivosanas cinu ugunis. Pilsetu saimnieciba un sasniegumi. Celtnieciba Latvijas pilsetas --- Rigas dibinasanas vesture. No latviskas Rigas senatnes-- Riga ka Latviesu kulturas centrs. Rigas nozime saimnieciska dzive.--- Liepaja-- Daugavpils--Jelgava-- seko plass pilsetu pa... View more info

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Gauja Ar 7. Kartem Un 50 Illustracijam

By: Asmanis, Karlis

Price: $12.00

Publisher: East Lansing, Gauja: 1777

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 004373

Condition: Very Good ++


84pp. Illustrated, Maps, drawings, photographs. An ostensibly unread copy. Bright, tight. spine lightly aged. Reprint edition. Originali izdots 1930. gada ka Valtera un Rapa serijas "Jaunais zinatnieks Nr.7" klat ari pielikta gramatu pardeveja Kruklisa reklamas lapa. Gramata ir ka celvedis par Gauju kura ietilpst gan senvesture, apraksti par floru un faunu, vietu apraksti, teikas un vel. View more info

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Album von Riga : I. Fünfundzwanzig Stahlstiche aus den fünfzehn Jahrgängen des Rigaschen Almanachs

By: Asmus, N(apoleon)

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Hannover - Dohren, Nachdruck Harro v Hirschheydt: 1975

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 003481

Condition: As New


94pp. 25 illustrations. As new. Reprint of the 1871 Riga edition. Text in German. "Publicist and historiographer Napoleons Asmuss (1805 - 1879) compiled an album of 25 steel engravings with an informative text on the history of buildings in Riga. The work is an important historical evidence of the architecture of 19th century Riga, since not all buildings have survived." " Publicists un historiografs Napoleons Asmuss (1805 - 1879) albuma apkopojis 25 Rigas eku graviru attelus ar paskaidrojosu tekstu par eku vesturi. Darbs ir nozimiga lieciba par 19. gadsimta Rigas arhitekturu. Ne visas celtne... 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:

Seller ID: 001673

Condition: As New


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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The Latvian Legion Selected Documents

By: Baltais, Mirdza Kate

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Toronto, Amber Printers and Publishers: 1999

Seller ID: 003638

Condition: Very Good +


169pp. A very good, clean, bright, tight copy. "Baltais's book casts considerable light on the situation of the Legion by examining it in terms of what really happened, rather than of political dogma. This involved consulting original documents, something that has been lacking in some analyses that have condemned all members of the Legion as war criminals by virtue of membership of the Legion alone. This book is well-organized and well written. It draws balanced conclusions and presents them in a highly readable form"(A.J. Cropley) View more info

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Latvian Poetry

By: Baumanis, Arturs [Compiled and Edited by]

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Augsburg, A. Baumanis: 1946

Seller ID: 002889

Condition: Good +


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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The Unpunished Crime A Case Study of Communist Takeover

By: Berzins Alfreds

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Robert Speller and Sons: 1963

Seller ID: 004475

Condition: Almost As New


314pp. Photographs, Index. An attractive, almost as new copy. Berzins is a former cabinet minister in Latvia's last government prior to Soviet occupation. " --- a case history of Communist take-over, examined in detail, using as its subject the Baltic States, particularly Latvia. The Communist take-over of Latvia closely parallels Communist strategy and tactics applied throughout the world in the Kremlin's goal of --- conquest ----" View more info

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Bet Majas Palika Die Hauser Aber Blieben

By: Bilensteins, Bernhards ( Bernhard Bielenstein )

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Riga, Jumava Edition Baltica: 1998

Seller ID: 003738

Condition: Very Good +


82, [5], 94, [2] , [8] Photographs. Pages slightly aged, else a very good, clean tight, unmarked copy. Bilingual edition Latvian German. Latvian translation by Inara Korsaka. " Latvija pazistams arhitekts daudzu savdabigu jugendstila eku autors Riga, celies no senas tradicijam bagatas Baltijas vaciesu dzimtas. Vina tevs Augusts Bilensteeins bija latviesu valodas, etnografijas, Latvijas senvestures petnieks. Bet majas palika ir saistoss stasts par autora bernibu, skolas gaitam, arhitekta darbu, gimeni, ka ari par nozimigajiem vestures notikumiem. ---- Bernhard Bielenstein--- ein bekannter... View more info

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Histoire de la Lettonie au 20eme Siecle

By: Bleiere, Daina et al.

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Riga, Jumava: 2006

Seller ID: 003733

Condition: Fine


548pp. A New copy. Unread. "Au cours du 20eme siecle, l'histoire de la Lettonie a connu des bouleversements, son developpement ayant ete stoppe par des arrets brutaux et emaille de nombreuses reussites aussi bien que de tragiques epreuves. La Lettonie a conquis, perdu et reconquis son independance, elle a survecu a plusieurs revolutions et occupations ainsi qu'aux deux guerres mondiales devastatrices ...." View more info

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Latvijas Vesture 20. Gadsimts

By: Bleiere, Daina; Butulis, Ilgvars; Feldmanis, Inesis; Stranga, Aivars; Zunda, Antonijs

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Riga, Jumava: 2005

Seller ID: 002735

Condition: As New


443pp. A very good, clean, bright, tight copy. Photographs. " Ir tapusi musdieniga gramata par valsts attistibu 20. gadsimta. Paveikts nozimigs darbs, kas paver iespejas plasai sabiedribai, akademiskai videi, skoleniem, studentiem, visiem tiem, kas interesejas par vesturi, ar gramatas palidzibu, iegut realu prieksstatu par notikumiem nesenaja pagatne."" ( Vaira Vike-Freiberga) View more info

Storia Della Letteratura Lettone

By: Blese, Ernests

Price: $16.00

Seller ID: 001331

Condition: Good


297pp. Nd. ( 1956?) Np. Some very light almost imperceptible staining to covers, uniformly aged, some very occasional fine underlinig not affecting text, else a very good, clean, tight copy. An overal survey of Latvian literature In Italian by noted Latvian linguist and academic, E. Blese with a dedication in the author''s hand on the title page : "Loti godatai A. Gailites kundzei dzila cieniba, originala autors 1957. 15. V" "( book may or may not have been published with the half title page) Appears to be scarce. "La traduzione dall'originale tedesco della presente opera, ... View more info

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Ebreji Latvija

By: Bobe, Mendels

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Riga, Samir: 2006

Seller ID: 004122

Condition: As New


406pp. As New illustrated, biographical notes , bibliography, index of names. " Gramata "Ebreji Latvija" atspogulo Latvijas ebreju vesturi no vinu apmesanas Kurzemes hercogiste, Polijas, un Krievijas valdisanas laika, neatkariga Latvija, vacu okupacijas laika, Otra pasaules kara - iznicinasanas laika un peckara padomju rezima perioda lidz 1972. gadam. Gramatas pedeja piekta dala "Cilveki un vinu darbi" ieklautas vairak neka simts Latvijas ebreju - sabiedrisko darbinieku, zinatnieku un makslas darbinieku, kuri ietekmeja ebreju dzivi Latvija un visa pasaule. Biografijas" ( Izdevejs) View more info

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History Of Latvia

By: Butulis, Ilgvars; Zunda, Antonijs

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Riga, Jumava: 2015

Seller ID: 003783

Condition: As New


252pp. Illustrations. As New, Translated by Aija Abens and Ieva Lesinska. This particular history is of significance not only in that it deals with the period of newly restored independence and its problems starting with 1991 but also in that it relates the recent period of economic upheaval and its consequences - 2009-2014. View more info

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Rigas Vecpilseta Pirms 100 Gadiem Pilseta Un Pilsernieki 19.gs. Beigu Un 20.gs. Sakuma Atklatnes

By: Caune, A(ndris)

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Riga, Zinatne: 1994

Seller ID: 003691

Condition: As New


250pp. Illustrated. 100 postcard reproductions. As New. Brief summary in German and English. "Ka toreiz izskatijas nami un ielas, kadi bija satiksmes lidzekli, ka gerbas cilveki. To visu jus varesit aplukot saja gramata, kura ievietotas 100 vecas pastkartes ar paskaidrojumiem. Uzzinasiet, ari, kas no katra attela redzama ir palicis nemainigs un kas un kada veida mainijies. Jus atradisiet Vecrigas skatus pirmajas 19. gadsimta atklatnes, Rigas 700 gadu jubilejai (1901) veltitas skatu kartites, Vecrigas ainavas, kas fotografetas no baznicu torniem, atklatnes ar Daugavas tiltiem, Vecrigas ielam... View more info

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Ventspils 700 Rakstu Un Atminu Krajums.

By: Celms, Arveds, Noritis, Rudolfs, Zvejnieks, Karlis. Editors

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ventspils 700 Gadu Jubilejas Atdzimsanas Iniciatoru Grupa: 1990

Seller ID: 003006

Condition: Very Good +


203pp. 500 copies. Illustrated. A very good, clean, bright, tight copy. "Gramata--- kulturvesturiski dokumenti, atminas par Ventspili, daudz cittur nekur publicetu uznemumu ---" "Mes varam but lepni uz savu pilsetu un saviem braliem un masam, kas tur dzivoja un dzivos." (Red. kol.) View more info

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The Latvian Orthodox Church

By: Cherney, Alexander

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Powys, Stylite Publishing: 1985

Seller ID: 002482

Condition: Very Good


119pp. References. A very good, clean copy. Small, light crease to top front cover " the [Latvian] Orthodox Church has often suffered persecution. This book traces the history of the Church from its beginnings..This book tells of the situation in the countries to which so many Latvians fled after the war, and there is a section on the major Orthodox churches in Latvia, illustrated with a unique series of photographs both of the exteriors and interiors. Many of these churches are now either destroyed or turned to secular use. There is also a chapter on the Orthodox Church in Lithuania, Es... 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

Seller ID: 003387

Condition: New


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 ideological foundations for the nation and the state. Latvia and the Latvian dimension as it has been realised and recorded throu... View more info

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Latvia In Transition

By: Dreifelds, Juris

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1996

Seller ID: 003314

Condition: Very Good +


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 its political, economic and social implications during the brief period from the late 1980s through the mid 1990s, and it pro... View more info

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Nauda Latvija Coins And Banknotes In Latvia Geldt in Lettland

By: Ducmane, Kristine; Vecins, Evalds

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Riga, Latvijas Banka Bank Of Latvia: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004206

Condition: As New


291pp. Profusely illustrated. Colour photographs, Bibliography. An As New copy in original slipcase. Text in Latvian with sumaries in English, German and Russian ( Eng summary pp 233 - 248 ) "The purpose of this volume is to show money in Latvia within a two thousand year period, tracing its development from the use of various foreign currencies to the present national currency - the lats ---- follow the evolution of monetary customs and instruments ----- Since ancient times the inhabitants of Latvia have followed the practice of burying hoards of coins------ " ( Author) Gramata "Nauda L... View more info

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Gramata Par Saldu

By: Dunsdorfs, Edgars

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Karla Zarina Fonds: 1995

Seller ID: 002516

Condition: Very Good +


328pp. Illustrated. Eight page summary in English. Bibliography. A very good, clean, tight copy. " -- iznak Edgara Dunsdorfa lieldarbs par Saldu. Nav ne mazaka parspilejuma, sakot, ka tas ir autora muza darbs --- Edgara Dunsdorfa Gramata par Saldu ar savu cildeni aistetisko iekartojumu, ar neaptverami bagato faktu sakopojumu esejiski saistosa forma, autora atjautigais stils, literara rutina (varda vislabakaja, nesakompromiteta nozime), speja saturet milzigu materialu viegla parredzamiba - ta ir neapsaubama vertiba, tas mums ir priekturamas brunas pret letumu, modernu pavirsibu, zurnalistisku... View more info

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The Book of Riga A City in Fiction

By: Eglaja- Kristsone; Parkinson, Becca, Editors

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Manchester, Comma Press: 2018

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004495

Condition: New


128pp NEW Introduction by former president Vaira Vike- Freiberga. " The Book of Riga is a collection of ten short stories written by Latvian authors and set in the country’s capital city." "The stories gathered here chronicle this growth and on-going transformation, and offer glimpses into the dark humour, rich history, contrasting perspectives, and love of the mythic, that sets the city’s artistic community apart. As its history might suggest, Riga is a work in progress; ---" ( Publisher) Contents:The Hare’s Declaration / Juris Zvirgzdins ; The Birds of Kipsala Island / Dace Ruksane... View more info

Walking Since Daybreak A Story of Eastern Europe Word War II and the Heart of Our Century

By: Eksteins, Modris

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Toronto, Key Porter Books: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000750

Condition: Very Good +


258pp. Extensive notes, index. Photographs. In almost as new condition. " Part history, part autobiography.... tells the tragic story of the Baltic nations before, during and after World War II. Personal stories of the survival of Modris Ekstein's family members lend an intimate dimension to this vast narrative." (Key Porter) View more info