The Baltic peoples in Australia Lithuanians, Latvians, Estonians

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Published by AE Press in Melbourne .

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  • Balts (Indo-European people) -- Australia -- History.,
  • Estonians -- Australia -- History.

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StatementBetty Birškys ... [et al.].
SeriesAustralian ethnic heritage series
ContributionsBirškys, Betty.
LC ClassificationsDU122.B34 B35 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination174 p. :
Number of Pages174
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2433185M
ISBN 100867872136
LC Control Number87123240

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The conversion of the lands on the southern and eastern shores of the Baltic Sea by Germans, Danes and Swedes in the period from to represented the last great struggle between Christianity and paganism on the European continent, but for the indigenous peoples of Finland, Livonia, Prussia, Lithuania and Pomerania, it was also a period of wider cultural conflict and.

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