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Historical Dictionary of Albania
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Scarecrow Pr
Publication date March 30, 2010
Pages 587
Binding Hardcover
Edition 2
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780810861886
ISBN-10 0810861887
Dimensions 1.50 by 5.50 by 8.50 in.
Weight 2.30 lbs.
Original list price $151.00
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Albania is not well known by outsiders; it was deliberately closed to the outside world during the communist era. Now it has thankfully become free again, its borders are open and it can be visited, and it is increasingly integrating with the rest of Europe and beyond. Unfortunately, Albania has had its share of problems in the post-communist era; it's a land of destitution and despair, thanks in part to the Albanian mafia, which has turned the country into one of blood-feuds, kalashnikovs, and eternal crises. Yet, Albania is, in essence, a European nation like any other and will soon, it is to be hoped, advance and take its proper place in Europe and the world.

The second edition of the Historical Dictionary of Albania relates the history of this little-known country through a detailed chronology, an introduction, a bibliography, appendixes, and over 700 cross-referenced dictionary entries on significant persons, places, and events; institutions and organizations; and political, economic, social, cultural, and religious facets.

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Hardcover
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2 edition from Scarecrow Pr (March 30, 2010)
9780810861886 | details & prices | 587 pages | 5.50 × 8.50 × 1.50 in. | 2.30 lbs | List price $151.00
About: Albania is not well known by outsiders; it was deliberately closed to the outside world during the communist era.
New edition from Scarecrow Pr (December 1, 2003)
9780810848726 | details & prices | 560 pages | 5.75 × 7.75 × 1.75 in. | 1.80 lbs | List price $87.00
About: This reference provides a comprehensive overview, not only of Albanian history, but also of contemporary Albania as it enters the 21st century, focusing as it does both on the past and on a modern European nation struggling to put its formidable Stalinist past behind it.
Miscellaneous
from Scarecrow Pr (April 15, 2010)
9780810873803 | details & prices | List price $130.00

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