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Author Vardys, Vytas Stanley, 1924-1993.

Title Lithuania : the rebel nation / V. Stanley Vardys and Judith B. Sedaitis.

Published Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1997.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  947.5 VARD    AVAILABLE
Physical description xi, 242 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Series Westview series on the post-Soviet republics.
Westview series on the post-Soviet republics.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 226) and index.
Contents 1. At the European Crossroads: Lithuania's Historical Roots -- 2. A Taste of Independence, 1918-1940 -- 3. Foreign Rule: Invasion from the East -- 4. Resistance, Survival, and Reform -- 5. Sajudis and the Party: The March Toward Independence -- 6. Between the Kremlin and the West: Securing Independence -- 7. New Beginnings: The Politics of Transition.
Summary In 1990, Lithuania became the first Soviet republic to break with the communist empire by declaring the restitution of political independence. Depicting a country at the crossroads of imperial designs, Vardys and Sedaitis trace the history, development, and ultimate triumph of the Lithuanian nation.
Other author Sedaitis, Judith B.
Subject Lithuania -- History.
ISBN 0813318394 (paperback: alk. paper)
0813383080 (hc : alk. paper)