Walking since daybreak

a story of Eastern Europe, World War II, and the heart of our century
  • 258 Pages
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Key Porter Books , Toronto
Eksteins, Modris, Baltic States -- History -- 1940
StatementModris Eksteins.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDK502.74 .E39 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 258 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18740232M
ISBN 101552630196

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Walking Since Daybreak: A Story of Eastern Europe, World War II, and the Heart of Our Century is a work of history and autobiography by Latvian-Canadian historian Modris Eksteins, professor of history at the University of Toronto, Scarborough. The book interweaves Ekstein’s personal and family history in Latvia with the country’s modern history, centering on Latvia’s devastation during and after.

Walking Since Daybreak: A Story of Eastern Europe, World War II, and the Heart of Our Century. Walking Since Daybreak is written as a two-pronged narrative, which hinders the book.

Readers are given a snippet Ekstein’s personal history, followed by a snippet of Baltic tragedies.

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Part history and part autobiography, Walking Since Daybreak tells the tragic story of the Baltic nations before, during and after World. Modris Eksteins (Latvian: Modris Ekšteins; born Decem ) is a Latvian Canadian historian with a special interest in German history and modern culture.

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