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The Albanians : an ethnic history from prehistoric times to the present

Author: Edwin E Jacques
Publisher: Jefferson, NC : Mcfarland, ©2009.
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With the employment of Albanian, French, Italian and many other documentary sources, this title details the roots of Albanian civilization, the struggle of the Albanians' to maintain their cultural  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
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Jacques, Edwin E., 1908-
Albanians.
Jefferson, NC : Mcfarland, ©2009
(OCoLC)745177008
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edwin E Jacques
ISBN: 0786442387 9780786442386
OCLC Number: 251302349
Description: 2 volumes (xviii, 730 pages) : maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: Who Are the Albanians? --
1. Archeological Reconstruction of Prehistoric Life in Albania --
2. Linguistic Ancestry of the Albanian Language and People --
3. Traditions About Albania in Our Earliest Chronicles --
4. The Early Historical Kingdoms in Albania (1280-323 B.C.) --
5. Dissolution of the Albanian Kingdoms and Their Subjugation by Rome (323-168 B.C.) --
6. The Roman Period (168 B.C.-A.D. 395) --
7. The Byzantine Period (395-489) --
8. Occupation of Albania by the Goths (489-535) --
9. Byzantine Rule Once Again (535-861) --
10. The Bulgarian Period (861-1014) --
11. Byzantine Rule Yet Again (1014-1204) --
12. Norman Rule in Albania (1081-1204) --
13. Quarreling Feudal Families Vulnerable to the Ottoman Turks --
14. The Ottoman Turkish Threat --
15. Gradual Capitulation of Feudal Families to the Ottoman Turks --
16. Temporary Successes of Skanderberg (1443-1468) --
17. Final Capitulation of Albania to the Turks (1503) --
18. Albania's Peculiar Handicaps in Facing Turkish Occupation --
19. The Turkish Government of Occupied Albania --
20. Reasons for the Adoption of Islam by Albanian Christians --
21. Revolutionary and Diplomatic Efforts for Albanian Independence --
22. Albania's Nonviolent Revolution: Its Cultural Renaissance --
23. Declaration of Albanian Independence at Vlora (28 November 1912) --
24. Grounds for Confidence in Albania's Eventual Nationhood --
25. The Fourteen Successive Ineffective Governments (1912-1925) --
26. The Fourteen-Year National Government of Ahmet Zogu (1925-1939) --
27. The Fascist Occupation and the Rise of Marxism (1939-1944) --
28. The Stalinist Government of Enver Hoxha (1944-1985) --
29. The Reform Government of Ramiz Alia (1985-1992) --
30. The Democratic Government of Sali Berisha (1992- ).
Responsibility: Jacques Edwin E.

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