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Return To Independence, 1st Edition

By Rein Taagepera


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After breaking free from the Bolsheviks in 1918, Estonia enjoyed independence until 1940, when the country was subsumed by the Soviet Union. Not until 1991 was Estonia able to make its next successful bid for sovereignty. In this book, Rein Taagepera traces the evolution of Estonia from prehistory to the present, when a radical turn of events in th

Table of Contents

1 Estonia's Role in the World, 2 From Prehistory to World War I, 3 Independence and World War II, 4 Soviet Occupation, 5 History Starts to Move, 6 The Quest for Autonomy, 7 The Quest for Independence, 8 Independence in an Interdependent World

About the Author

Rein Taagepera is professor of social science at the University of California at Irvine and was a member of Estonia's 1991 Constitutional Assembly.

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