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The Baltic: A New History of the Region


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In this long-needed history of the people and nations surrounding the Baltic Sea, we pass through the legendary castles of Elsinore and Halsingborg to enter a unique landscape and culture. Alan Palmer traces the history of the Baltic region from its early Viking days and its time under the Byzantine Empire through its medieval prime when the Baltic Sea served as one of Europe's central trading grounds. Palmer addresses both the strong nationalist sentiments that have driven Baltic culture and the early attempts at Baltic ...

The Baltic: A New History of the Region 2010, Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780715639689