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The Albanians : a modern history

Author: Miranda Vickers
Publisher: London : I.B. Tauris, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Revised editionView all editions and formats

Miranda Vickers traces the history of the Albanian people from the Ottoman period to the formation of the Albanian Communist Party.


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Miranda Vickers
ISBN: 9781780766959 1780766955
OCLC Number: 881067330
Notes: Previous edition: 1995.
Description: x, 295 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 22 cm
Contents: Preface viiGlossary ixMaps xiIntroduction 11 The Nature of Ottoman Rule and the Rise of theGreat Pashaliks 102 Political and Cultural Moves to Consolidate theAlbanian National Movement 303 Albanian Independence and the End of Ottoman Rule 504 The Reign of Prince Wied and the First World War 735 Political Instability and the June Revolution 936 The Consolidation of Zogu's Regime and theItalian Ascendancy 1117 The Second World War and the Founding of theAlbanian Communist Party 1348 'Building Socialism' under Yugoslav and SovietTutelage 1559 The Retreat into Isolation 17710 The End of Communism and the Pathto Democratic Pluralism 20111 The Democratic 'Dream' Fades 22512 Moving Towards the Mainstream 244Conclusion 260
Responsibility: Miranda Vickers.


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