Life in Latvia

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Digging Deeper

Language Resources
Cultural Resources
News and Media
Movies and Documentaries
  • Mellow Mud (2016)
  • The Child of Man (1991)
  • In the Shadow of Death (1971)
  • Limuzīns Jāņu nakts krāsā (1981)
  • Vella kalpi (1970)
  • Mother, I Love You (2013)
  • Defenders of Riga (2008)
  • Dream Team 1935 (2012)
  • Midsummer Madness (2007)
  • Waterbomb for the Fat Tomcat (2004)
Books
  • Tit for Tat and Other Latvian Folk Tales (1974)
  • God of Thunder (2007)
  • The Dogs of Riga (2002)
  • With Dance Sooes in Siberian Snows (2009)
  • A Woman in Amber (1997)
  • A Man from Latvia (2009)
  • The Baroness (2006)
  • The Wine of Eternity and other Short Stories (1957)
  • The Merry Baker of Riga (2004)
  • Anna's Story (2011)
  • Latvia: A Short History (2015)
  • Taste of Latvia (2000)
LGBTQ Resources (Diversity) Heritage and Ethnicity Resources (Diversity)
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