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The Oxford History of Poland-Lithuania: Volume I: The Making of the Polish-Lithuanian Union, 1385-1569 (Oxford History of Early Modern Europe)

By Robert I. Frost

Oxford University Press
Released: 2018-09-26
Paperback (592 pages)

The Oxford History of Poland-Lithuania: Volume I: The Making of the Polish-Lithuanian Union, 1385-1569 (Oxford History of Early Modern Europe)
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The history of eastern European is dominated by the story of the rise of the Russian empire, yet Russia only emerged as a major power after 1700. For 300 years the greatest power in Eastern Europe was the union between the kingdom of Poland and the grand duchy of Lithuania, one of the longest-lasting political unions in European history. Yet because it ended in the late-eighteenth century in what are misleadingly termed the Partitions of Poland, it barely features in standard accounts of European history.

The Making of the Polish-Lithuanian Union 1385-1569 tells the story of the formation of a consensual, decentralised, multinational, and religiously plural state built from below as much as above, that was founded by peaceful negotiation, not war and conquest. From its inception in 1385-6, a vision of political union was developed that proved attractive to Poles, Lithuanians, Ruthenians, and Germans, a union which was extended to include Prussia in the 1450s and Livonia in the 1560s. Despite the often bitter disagreements over the nature of the union, these were nevertheless overcome by a republican vision of a union of peoples in one political community of citizens under an elected monarch. Robert Frost challenges interpretations of the union informed by the idea that the emergence of the sovereign nation state represents the essence of political modernity, and presents the Polish-Lithuanian union as a case study of a composite state.

The modern history of Poland, Lithuania, Ukraine, and Belarus cannot be understood without an understanding of the legacy of the Polish-Lithuanian union. This volume is the first detailed study of the making of that union ever published in English.

The Jews of Lithuania: A History of a Remarkable Community 1316-1945

By Masha Greenbaum

Gefen Publishing House, Limited
Paperback (416 pages)

The Jews of Lithuania: A History of a Remarkable Community 1316-1945
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The full and fascinating history of this remarkable community, from its beginnings in the early part of the 14th century until its virtual destruction during the Holocaust. The book deals with the movements and personalities that played a role in the formation of the community.

Lithuania History: Early History, Society, Economy, Culture, Government and Politics

By Uzo Marvin

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Paperback (122 pages)

Lithuania History: Early History, Society, Economy, Culture, Government and Politics
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Lithuanian history book, information on Lithuanian environmental system, Lithuanian existence route, Lithuanian politics, Lithuanian culture, Lithuanian people, Lithuanian travel guide, Traditions of Lithuanian statehood date from the early middle Ages. As a nation, Lithuania emerged about 1230 under the leadership of Duke Mindaugas. He united Lithuanian tribes to defend themselves against attacks by the Teutonic Knights, who had conquered the kindred tribes of Prussia and also parts of present-day Latvia. In 1251 Mindaugas accepted Latin Christianity, and in 1253 he became king. But his nobles disagreed with his policy of coexistence with the Teutonic Knights and with his search for access to Western Europe. Mindaugas was killed, the monarchy was discontinued, and the country reverted to paganism. His successors looked for expansion toward the Slavic East. At that early stage of development, Lithuania had to face the historically recurring question dictated by its geopolitical position--whether to join western or Eastern Europe

Forest Brothers: The Account of an Anti-Soviet Lithuanian Freedom Fighter, 1944-1948

By Juozas Luksa

Brand: Central European University Press
Paperback (422 pages)

Forest Brothers: The Account of an Anti-Soviet Lithuanian Freedom Fighter, 1944-1948
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The Invincible Heart: The Story of the Lithuanian Heart of a Mother, A Daughter, And a Country

By Phyllis J. Edwards

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Paperback (168 pages)

The Invincible Heart: The Story of the Lithuanian Heart of a Mother, A Daughter, And a Country
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Preface As a genealogist who spent several years researching ancestors, I wanted to do more. I did not want just to gather family names. I wanted to weave together all the records, papers, memories, history, photos, and random facts into a book, one that summarizes my research, tells a meaningful story, and shares a legacy. As you read this book, you will come to understand why I chose my Lithuanian grandmother as my main character. The Invincible Heart is an historical novel based on the life of Jadvyga Vaitkute and her homeland. Be filled with admiration for the Lithuanian people as you relive the victories and devastating defeats in this chronicle of their country. Travel with Jadvyga while she experiences the horrors of life in steerage when courageously making her unforgettable journey to America in 1901. Discover how political unrest, terror, raging fires, epidemics, threats of imprisonment, and the relentless iron rule of Russia affect the heart of this young Lithuanian and her homeland. My journey while writing this book was full of surprises. I learned not only about the process of writing and publishing a manuscript but also about my family. This was one of the most emotional and rewarding journeys I have ever taken. Shortly after I began writing, my husband was diagnosed with a rare aggressive cancer. He died before the book was published. During the months of his illness I was so thankful that I could look to my grandmother’s example for strength and face difficult times with courage and grace. The research and the writing changed me. I now am more grounded in the knowledge of my past, and in my day-to-day activities I recognize evidence that the blood of my Lithuanian ancestors runs through my veins. My grandparents had seven children. One of them, my father Philip John Krausman, is still alive as of this writing. He will be 100 years old in May 2016. He is healthy, and his mind is quite alert. I am so thankful for the hours I spent with him recording stories of his childhood and early years. His sister Ida died in 2015 at the age of 107, but not without leaving almost twenty pages of well-written memories that were distributed at her funeral. This is an historical novel. As you read it, try to put yourself in the setting and experience the time and place. Perhaps you will be as affected and changed as I was while composing the chronicle. Phyllis J. Edwards February 14, 2016 Newark, Delaware

Between Shades of Gray

By Ruta Sepetys

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Released: 2012-04-03
Paperback (384 pages)

Between Shades of Gray
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An international bestseller, a #1 New York Times bestseller, and now a major motion picture! Ruta Sepetys's Between Shades of Gray is now the film Ashes in the Snow!

"Few books are beautifully written, fewer still are important; this novel is both." --The Washington Post


From New York Times and international bestseller and Carnegie Medal winner Ruta Sepetys, author of Salt to the Sea, comes a story of loss and of fear -- and ultimately, of survival.

A New York Times notable book
An international bestseller
A Carnegie Medal nominee
A William C. Morris Award finalist
A Golden Kite Award winner

Fifteen-year-old Lina is a Lithuanian girl living an ordinary life -- until Soviet officers invade her home and tear her family apart. Separated from her father and forced onto a crowded train, Lina, her mother, and her young brother make their way to a Siberian work camp, where they are forced to fight for their lives. Lina finds solace in her art, documenting these events by drawing. Risking everything, she imbeds clues in her drawings of their location and secretly passes them along, hoping her drawings will make their way to her father's prison camp. But will strength, love, and hope be enough for Lina and her family to survive?

A moving and haunting novel perfect for readers of The Book Thief.

Praise for Between Shades of Gray:

"Superlative. A hefty emotional punch." --The New York Times Book Review

"Heart-wrenching . . . an eye-opening reimagination of a very real tragedy written with grace and heart." --The Los Angeles Times

"At once a suspenseful, drama-packed survival story, a romance, and an intricately researched work of historial fiction." --The Wall Street Journal

* "Beautifully written and deeply felt . . . An important book that deserves the widest possible readership." --Booklist, starred review

Lithuania 700 years

By Albertas Gerutis

Manyland Books
Hardcover (474 pages)

Lithuania 700 years
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Clean tight bright complete hardcover w dustjacket. Some minor tears in DJ. Almost like new condition! condition! Found in a storage box.


 
 
 

 
 
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