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Posted on Jul 1, 2011

2010-2011 AABS Book Prize Recipients

Andres Kasekamps A History of the Baltic States (Palgrave MacMillan, 2010) Andrejs Plakans A Concise History of the Baltic States (Cambridge University Press,...

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Posted on Jul 1, 2009

2008-2009 AABS Book Prize Recipients

Laima Laučkaitė, Art in Vilnius 900-1915 (Vilnius: Baltos Lankos, 2008) According to the recommendation by the AABS reviewers, Art in Vilnius is a “pioneering study in art history and the city of Vilnius. It presents Vilnius as a multicultural city in which different ethnic-national cultures overlap but also pursue their own agendas, and it is beautifully illustrated.” The review noted that the period 1900-1915 is a crucial one both for the development of art and for the development of national identity in the city. “What is particularly interesting is the book’s sophisticated approach which begins with different national groups producing art in the city (Poles, Lithuanians, Jews, Russians), then goes into specific artists in more depth (two Poles and one Lithuanian), followed by a discussion of the “Avant-Garde” and “Belle Époque” in Vilnius. It is a informative, stimulating, and engrossing...

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Posted on Jul 1, 2007

2006-2007 AABS Book Prize Recipients

Katrina Z.S. Schwartz Nature and National Identity after Communism: Globalizing the Ethnoscape (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2008) Iveta Silova From Sites of Occupation to Symbols of Multiculturalism: Reconceptualizing Minority Education in Post-Soviet Latvia (IAP, 2006) Honorable Mention: Jeff Johnson The New Theatre of the Baltic States: From Soviet to Western Influence in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania (McFarland,...

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Posted on Jul 1, 2005

2004-2005 AABS Book Prize Recipients

John Hiden, Defender of Minorities: Paul Shiemann, 1876-1944 (London: Hurst, 2004) Honorable mention: Magnus Ilmjärv Silent Submission: Formation of Foreign Policy of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, Period from Mid-20s to Annexation in 1940 (Stockholm: Universitet Stockholms,...

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