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Enver Hoxha : the iron fist of Albania

Enver Hoxha : the iron fist of Albania

Author: Blendi Fevziu; Robert Elsie; Majlinda Nishku
Publisher: London New York I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd., 2017. ©2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : New paperback editionView all editions and formats
Stalinism, that particularly brutal phase of the Communist experience, came to an end in most of Europe with the death of Stalin in 1953. However, in one country - Albania - Stalinism survived virtually unscathed until 1990. The regime that the Albanian dictator Enver Hoxha led from 1944 until his death in 1985 was incomparably severe. Such was the reign of terror that no audible voice of opposition or dissent ever  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: Enver Hoxha; Enver Hoxha
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Blendi Fevziu; Robert Elsie; Majlinda Nishku
ISBN: 9781784539702 1784539708
OCLC Number: 1000295419
Language Note: Translated from the Albanian.
Description: xiii, 302 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction by Robert Elsie 1. Death Comes Knocking 2. 28 November 1944 3. From Gjirokastra to Korca 4. From France to Belgium: the Dropout 5. Teacher of Moral Education 6. The Founding of the Communist Party 7. A Leader with an Iron Fist 8. Nationalists and Communists 9. Head of the Provisional Government 10. The Plenary Meeting in Berat - an Interlude 11. Tirana and the Wedding 12. The Reign of Terror 13. Departure of the British and the Americans 14. The Yugoslavs: a Matter of Love and Hate 15. Stalin and the Soviets 16. The Bllok 17. Enver Hoxha and Mother Teresa 18. Split Personality 19. The Medical Team 20. The Great Purges 21. Demise of a Prime Minister 22. The Final Purges 23. The Years of Solitude 24. Death and What Remained Chronology of the Life of Enver Hoxha Glossary Bibliography
Other Titles: Iron fist of Albania.
Responsibility: Blendi Fevziu ; translated by Majlinda Nishku ; edited and introduced by Robert Elsie.


Stalinism, that particularly brutal phase of communism, came to an end in most of Eastern Europe with the death of Josef Stalin in 1953 or at least with the Khrushchev reforms that began in the  Read more...


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