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LITHUANIA. Buy these 4 items as a set for $70 including shipping, 15% off the retail price. With free shipping on anything else you order.  Buy Package

Beginning With My Streets

BLT45
Czeslaw Milosz, Madeline G. Levine (Translator)
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
2010
304
0374532729
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The great Polish writer celebrates Vilnius, the city of his youth, using a street map as a backdrop for his essays and recollections of the people, places and rich cultural heritage of the city.
$18.00

The Avengers, A Jewish War Story

BLT16
Rich Cohen
Vintage Books
2000
262
0375705295
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
The riveting tale of how three kids from the Jewish ghetto in Vilna go on to fight Germans and eventually wind up in a Kibbutz north of Tel Aviv.
$16.00

Bradt Guide Lithuania

BLT21
Gordon McLachlan
Bradt Publications
2008
320
1841622281
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A practical guide in the popular Bradt series, featuring information on Lithuanian art, history and culture, as well as good travel information.
$25.99

Baltic States Map

BLT06
Freytag & Berndt
Freytag & Berndt
2014
2
3889891411
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A double-sided detailed map of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania at a scale of 1:400,000.
$14.95

Culture Smart! Lithuania

BLT31
Lara Belonogoff
Kuperard
2007
168
1857333500
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A concise, no-nonsense guide to local customs, etiquette and culture with a short overview of the land and people along with practical travel advice.
$9.95

Lonely Planet Baltic Phrasebook

BLT10
Paul Jokubaitis, Jana Teteris, Lisa Trei
Lonely Planet Publications
2013
284
1741046122
PAPER
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
Learn the basics of Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian with this handy guide.
$8.99

A History of the Baltic States

BLT48
Andres Kasekamp
Lightning Source
2010
251
0230019412
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Kasekamp masterfully traces the development of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, from the northern crusades against Europe's last pagans and Lithuania's emergence as one of Europe's largest medieval states to incorporation into the Russian Empire and the creation of their modern national identities.
$31.00

Lithuanian History Through 50 Objects, Trees, Roots, and Wings

BLT62
Egidijus Aleksandravicius
Consortium
2017
112
1907804900
PAPER
History
11/14/2017
0
0
0
0
Spanning its prehistory with the birth of the nation in 1990, this catalog of well-chosen objects captures the Lithuanian spirit and the themes that have run through its history. The objects are on display at the Balzekas Museum of Lithuanian Culture in Chicago.
$17.95

The Baltic Revolution

BLT02
Anatol Lieven
Yale University Press
1994
454
0300060785
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A Latvian correspondent for the London Times, Lieven weaves history, interviews and analysis into a vivid cultural portrait of post-Glasnost Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.
$47.00

The Baltic, A History

BLT59
Michael North
Harvard University Press
2016
448
0674970837
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
In his erudite history of the "Nordic Mediterranean," North covers over 1,000 years of trade, politics, architecture, cultural exchange and conflict in the Baltic. His main point: the Baltic's coastal nations have always been an interconnected economic unit.
$22.95

The Northern Crusades

BLT14
Eric Christiansen
Viking
1998
320
0140266534
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The wilder-than-fiction story of the 13th- to 15th-century conquest and conversion of the pagan tribes of the Baltic coasts by knights of the Teutonic Order.
$18.00

The Reconstruction Of Nations, Poland, Ukraine, Lithuania, Belarus, 1569-1999

EUR321
Timothy Snyder
Yale University Press
2004
384
030010586X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A scholarly yet readable account of nation building in Eastern Europe since the sixteenth century.
$32.00

Among the Russians

RUS106
Colin Thubron
HarperCollins Publishers
2001
224
0060959290
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
The marvelous account of a 10,000-mile journey by car from St. Petersburg and the Baltic States south to Georgia and Armenia in 1981. A gifted writer and intrepid traveler, Thubron grapples with the complexities of Russian identity in this lyrical book.
$14.99

Native Realm, A Search for Self-Definition

EUR437
Czeslaw Milosz
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
2002
300
0374528306
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
The great Lithuanian-born Polish poet and Nobel laureate Milosz traces much of 20th-century European history in this tale of his own life, from his early years in Vilnius to the unimaginable horrors of Nazi-occupied Warsaw through to the 1950s.
$16.00

Carmen and Other Stories

FRN201
Prosper Merimee, Nicholas Jotcham (Translator)
Oxford University Press
2008
361
0199540446
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A collection of nine stories, including Carmen, memorably set in southern Spain -- and source for the Bizet opera of the same name.
$13.95

Memory Wall

WLD229
Anthony Doerr
Scribner
2011
240
1439182841
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Set on four continents, Doerr's second collection of short stories dazzle. Includes the tale of an American teenage orphan who moves to Lithuania to live with her grandfather.
$16.00

To Begin Where I Am, The Selected Prose of Czeslaw Milosz

PLD25
Czeslaw Milosz, Madeline G. Levine (Editor), Bogdana Carpenter (Editor)
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
2002
272
0374528594
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Culled from a lifetime's worth of publications, these essays by the Lithuanian-born Polish poet and Nobel laureate Milosz address the Polish experience at home and abroad in the 20th century.
$18.00

For Kids

Between Shades of Gray

BLK192
Ruta Sepetys
Penguin Putnam
2012
368
014242059X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
Comparable to Anne Frank's clear-eyed vision of the horrors of Nazi Germany, this historical young adult novel charts the incredible journey of 15-year-old Lina Vilkas from her middle-class home in Lithuania to a gulag at Trofimovsk in the Arctic Circle.
$9.99

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The Kalevala

SCN14
Keith Bosley
Oxford University Press
2009
679
0199538867
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This national epic of Finland, based on ancient heroic poetry, was a rallying flag for national aspirations as Finland struggled to break away from Russia in the 19th century.
$15.95

Lonely Planet Estonia, Latvia & Lithuania

BLT05
Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet Publications
2016
448
174220757X
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
An excellent practical guide to the region geared for independent travelers.
$24.99

Anna Karenina

RUS81
Leo Tolstoy, Larissa Volokhonsky (Translator), Richa Pevear (Translator)
Penguin Putnam
2004
838
0143035002
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Pevear and Volokhonsky have brilliantly reinvented Tolstoy's epic tale of an adulterous affair between an aristocratic woman and an officer in late 19th Century Russia for a new generation of readers, capturing the rhythms, repetitions and speech of the original Russian.
$19.00

The Corrections

EUR122
Jonathan Franzen
Picador USA
2002
592
0312421273
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A dazzling novel of life and love and family and holidays that follows the peregrinations of the Lamberts -- father, mother and offspring -- from New York to Philadelphia to Vilnius. It’s a madcap, tour de force of Christmas homecomings gone awry, cruise-ship follies, self-deluded academics, breast-obsessed screenwriters, stodgy old farts and edgy Tribeca bohemians equally at sea in their lives.
$18.00

The Northern Wars: War, State and Society in Northeastern Europe, 1558-1721

BLT15
Robert I. Frost
Longman
2000
401
0582064295
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A scholarly, detailed history of the struggle over Estonia, Livonia and control of the Nordic-Baltic region during the 16th-18th centuries, a highly militarized period in the region's history.
$76.33

Mammals of Europe

FG61
Priscilla Barrett, David W. MacDonald
Princeton University Press
2002
320
0691091609
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Published by Princeton, this is a field guide to land and marine mammals throughout Europe, both endemic and introduced. With more than 600 color illustrations of over 200 mammals.
$49.95

Rough Guide Estonia, Latvia & Lithuania

BLT17
Rough Guide
Rough Guides
2011
504
1848368887
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This comprehensive travel guide to the Baltic States includes region-by-region descriptions of attractions and a good overview of history and culture.
$24.99

Crusader Castles of the Teutonic Knights, The Stone Castles of Latvia and Estonia

BLT19
Stephen Turnbull
Osprey Publishing
2004
64
1841767123
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A heavily illustrated and brief history of the medieval crusader castles of the Livonian Order (1185-1560) of Teutonic Knights in present-day Estonia and Latvia, with contemporary photos.
$18.95

Bradt Guide Latvia

BLT20
Chris Baister, Chris Patrick
Bradt Publications
2007
256
184162201X
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive guide for the traveler from the popular and informative British series.
$23.99

Here Is Where We Meet

EUR189
John Berger
Vintage Books
2006
256
1400079330
PAPER
Literature
8/9/2005
0
0
0
0
This reflective novel weaves a portrait of several European countries through encounters with the dead -- from the narrator's mother, whom he discovers on a park bench in Lisbon, to a childhood friend wandering a market in Krakow.
$16.00

The Gothic Enterprise, A Guide to Understanding the Medieval Cathedral

EUR190
Robert A. Scott
University of California Press
2005
294
0520246802
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
An enthusiast, Scott delves into the history, design, architecture and wonder of Europe's medieval cathedrals and great Abbey churches.
$26.95

Clara's Grand Tour, Travels With a Rhinoceros in Eighteenth-century Europe

FRN536
Glynis Ridley
Grove Press
2006
240
0802142338
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The entertaining history of an Indian rhinoceros named Clara, who was brought to Europe in 1741 by a Dutch sea captain and toured for seventeen years, to the delight of several heads of state.
$12.00

Bradt Guide Estonia

BLT28
Neil Taylor
Bradt Publications
2014
304
184162487X
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This convenient guide features an overview of the history and culture of Estonia along with a few color photographs and many maps.
$27.99

Eastern Europe in the Twentieth Century and After

EUR273
R. J. Crampton
Routledge
1997
526
0415164230
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A well-written, insightful scholarly country-by-county history of modern Eastern Europe.
$46.95

Purge

BLT43
Sofi Oksanen
Perseus
2010
400
0802170773
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Oksanen sets her powerful first novel, a bestseller in Europe, in Estonia during the Soviet era, weaving the stories of two troubled women brought together by happenstance.
$14.95

Insight Guide Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania

BLT60
Insight Guides
Insight Guides
2016
384
1780058829
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This full-color guide to Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania combines colorful, specially commissioned photos with detailed maps and plenty of historical and cultural coverage.
$24.99