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De‐Communization and Political Justice in Central and Eastern Europe

Carmen González‐Enríquez

in The Politics of Memory and Democratization

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240906
eISBN:
9780191598869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240906.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

An exploration is made of the nature and scope of de-communization and political justice in Czechoslovakia (the Czech Republic, Slovakia), Albania, Bulgaria, Romania, Poland and Hungary, to each of ... More


Kosovo: The Regional Dimension

The Independent International Commission on Kosovo

in The Kosovo Report: Conflict, International Response, Lessons Learned

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199243099
eISBN:
9780191599538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199243093.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Examines past obstacles and presents opportunities for the development of regional cooperation, which, in the long run, remains a necessary precondition for peace and stability in south‐eastern ... More


Religion, Ethnicity, and Nationhood

Vjekoslav Perica

in Balkan Idols: Religion and Nationalism in Yugoslav States

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195148565
eISBN:
9780199834556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148568.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Introduces the book by discussing the symbolic destruction of churches, monasteries and other monuments and sacred places of the Serbian Orthodox Church, the Catholic Church in Croatia and ... More


Seventh‐Century Eastern Sources II: The History to the Year 682 and the Khuzistan Chronicle

James Howard‐Johnston

in Witnesses to a World Crisis: Historians and Histories of the Middle East in the Seventh Century

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199208593
eISBN:
9780191594182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208593.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

A second seventh‐century Armenian history, dating from soon after 682, is disinterred from the universal history of Caucasian Albania, put together by Movses Daskhurants'i in the tenth century. Like ... More


Measuring Food Security Using Respondents' Perception of Food Consumption Adequacy *

Mauro Migotto, Benjamin Davis, Calogero Carletto, and Kathleen Beegle

in Food Security: Indicators, Measurement, and the Impact of Trade Openness

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199236558
eISBN:
9780191717031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236558.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter compares information on self-perceived food consumption adequacy from the subjective modules of household surveys with standard quantitative indicators, namely calorie consumption, ... More


The Road: An Ethnography of (Im)mobility, Space, and Cross-border Infrastructures in the Balkans

Dimitris Dalakoglou

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781526109330
eISBN:
9781526124234
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526109330.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book is an ethnographic and historical study of the main Albanian-Greek cross-border highway. It is not merely an ethnography on the road but an anthropology of the road. Complex sociopolitical ... More


Modern Albania: From Dictatorship to Democracy in Europe

Fred C. Abrahams

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814705117
eISBN:
9781479841189
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814705117.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

In the early 1990s, Albania, arguably Europe’s most closed and repressive state, began a startling transition out of forty years of self-imposed Communist isolation. Albanians who were not allowed to ... More


From Stalin to Mao: Albania and the Socialist World

Elidor Mëhilli

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501714153
eISBN:
9781501709593
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714153.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book interprets socialism as a form of globalization by telling the unknown history of a small country that found itself entangled in some of the biggest developments of the Cold War. Within two ... More


Case Study. The Dramatic Rise of Individual Farming in Albania: Causes and Effects

Azeta Cungu and Johan F. M. Swinnen

in Access to Land, Rural Poverty, and Public Action

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242177
eISBN:
9780191697036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242177.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Since agriculture accounts for a significant portion in Albania's total GDP and because of its large farming population, agrarian reform has played no small part in the economic reforms imposed ... More


Continuities in Ottoman Centre–Periphery Relations, 1787–1915

FREDERICK ANSCOMBE

in The Frontiers of the Ottoman World

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264423
eISBN:
9780191734793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264423.003.0012
Subject:
History, Middle East History

In the political history of the Ottoman Empire, the long nineteenth century (1789–1915) stands out as a period of far-reaching, rapid change in the nature of the state. While the persistence of old ... More


The far right in the Balkans

Vera Stojarova

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780719089732
eISBN:
9781781706473
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089732.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This text focuses on the far right in the Balkan region, i.e., in Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro, Macedonia, Albania, Bulgaria and Romania. The ideological features, strategy and tactics, internal ... More


‘In Default of an Immediate Realization of a True League of Nations’: The First Years of the League, 1919–1921

Peter J. Yearwood

in Guarantee of Peace: The League of Nations in British Policy 1914-1925

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199226733
eISBN:
9780191710308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226733.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

After American rejection of the Covenant, which London could not influence, the League was overshadowed by the Allied Supreme Council which tackled the main post‐war issues. The British supported the ... More


Trapped in Nationalism? Symbolic Politics in Greece and the Macedonian Question

Neophytos Loizides

in The Politics of Majority Nationalism: Framing Peace, Stalemates, and Crises

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804794084
eISBN:
9780804796330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804794084.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 3 examines how adversarial framing on the Macedonian issue constrained a moderate government in Greece from capitalizing on its peace potential in the early 1990s when major demonstrations in ... More


Epilogue

Fred C. Abrahams

in Modern Albania: From Dictatorship to Democracy in Europe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814705117
eISBN:
9781479841189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814705117.003.0023
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This epilogue considers how far Albania has come from a dilapidated, fascist-era state to a modern nation. Albanians’ lives have vastly improved since the country’s transition from Stalinism to ... More


Audible States: Socialist Politics and Popular Music in Albania

Nicholas Tochka

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190467814
eISBN:
9780190467845
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190467814.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Audible States examines how elites have governed politically and aesthetically meaningful spaces of silence and sound in Albania since 1945. Interweaving archival research with ethnographic ... More


Laboratory of Intervention: The Humanitarian Governance of the Postcommunist Balkan Territories

Mariella Pandolfi

in Postcolonial Disorders

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520252233
eISBN:
9780520941021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252233.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the politics of humanitarian intervention carried out by international and intrastate institutions in the crises in the Balkan territories of Bosnia, Kosovo, and Albania. It ... More


Alexander the Great and the Mystery of the Elephant Medallions

Frank Holt

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520238817
eISBN:
9780520938786
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238817.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

To all those who witnessed his extraordinary conquests, from Albania to India, Alexander the Great appeared invincible. How Alexander himself promoted this appearance—how he abetted the belief that ... More


Prologue: On the Boulevard

Fred C. Abrahams

in Modern Albania: From Dictatorship to Democracy in Europe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814705117
eISBN:
9781479841189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814705117.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

In this prologue, the author describes the changes that have occurred in Albania since the first free elections were held in the country after four decades of isolation and dictatorship. Recalling ... More


Hoxha’s Heart

Fred C. Abrahams

in Modern Albania: From Dictatorship to Democracy in Europe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814705117
eISBN:
9781479841189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814705117.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter focuses on Enver Hoxha’s more than four decades of dictatorship in Albania. Hoxha lived a complex life. He was a cultured man who studied in France, wore dapper suits, knew history, and ... More


Fences Fall

Fred C. Abrahams

in Modern Albania: From Dictatorship to Democracy in Europe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814705117
eISBN:
9781479841189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814705117.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter focuses on the changes that took place in Albania after the demise of Enver Hoxha. Hoxha was succeeded by Ramiz Alia, a young Partisan during World War II who survived forty years of ... More


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