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Selected Bibliography of English-language Print Resources for Albania

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The Research Guide contains selected bibliographies of English-language print resources for Slavic and East European regions. The bibliographies are not meant to be comprehensive, but rather as starting points for researchers. The resources listed are available in the Yale University Libraries. For availability of the listed titles as well as vernacular resources, check the library catalog Orbis. Click on a country above to see its research guide.

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The accursed mountains : journeys in Albania / Robert Carver. London : J. Murray, 1998. 339 p.
Location: SML, DR918 C37 1998 (LC)

Albania / Antonia Young with John Hodgson and Nigel Young.Oxford, England; Santa Barbara, Calif. ; Clio Press, c1997. 293 p.
Location: SML, Starr Main Reference Rm Z2886 Y68 1997 (Non-Circulating)

Albania --a country in transition : aspects of changing identities in a South-East European country / [edited by] Frank Kressing, Karl Kaser. Baden-Baden : Nomos, 2002. 176 p.  
Location:: SML, Stacks, LC Classification Call Number: DR924 .A33X 2002

Albania : a country study / Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Raymond E. Zickel and Walter R. Iwaskiw. 2nd ed. Washington, D.C. : The Division : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., 1994. 288 p.
Location: SML, Starr Main Reference Rm DR701 S5 K36 1994 (Non-Circulating).  Electronic version

Albania : a European enigma / by Nicolas J. Costa. Boulder : East European Monographs ; New York : Distributed by Columbia University Press, 1995. 188 p.  
Location: SML, DR971 C76 1995 (LC)

Albania, a patrimony of European values : a short encyclopedia of Albanian history and cultural heritage / [project manager, Genc Myftiu]. Tiranë : SEDA : FILD, [2000]. 266 p.
Location: LSF- click "Place Requests" for delivery to any Yale library. Call Number: DR910 .A348X 2000 (LC)

Albania and King Zog : independence, republic and monarchy 1908-1939 / Owen Pearson.  London ; New York : Centre for Albanian studies in association with IB Tauris Publishers, 2004. 585 p.
Location: SML, DR974 .P43 2004 (LC)

Albania & Kosovo : political and ethnic boundaries, 1867-1946 / editor, Beytullah Destani.  <Farnham Common, Slough> : Archive Editions, 1999. 2 v.
Location: SML, DR953 Y8 A423 1999 (LC)

Albania and the Albanians / Derek Hall. London ; New York : Pinter Reference ; New York : Distributed in the United States and Canada by St. Martin's Press, 1994. 304 p.  
Location: Bass Library, DR910 H35X 1994 (LC)

Albania and the European Union : the tumultuous journey towards integration and accession / Mirela Bogdani and John Loughlin. London ; New York : I.B. Tauris ; New York : Distributed in the USA by Palgrave Macmillan, 2007. 272 p.
Location: SOCIAL SCIENCE (SSL) Library, DR978.4 .B64 2007 (LC)

Albania and the Sino-Soviet rift / William E. Griffith. Cambridge, M.I.T. Press, 1963. 423 p.
Location: SML, DR701 S86 G75 (LC)

Albania as dictatorship and democracy : from isolation to the Kosovo War 1946 - 1998 / Owen Pearson. London : Centre for Albanian Studies in association with I.B. Tauris, 2006. 749 p.
Location: SML, DR969.8 .P43 2006 (LC)

Albania at war, 1939-1945 / Bernd J. Fischer. West Lafayette, Ind. : Purdue University Press, 1999. 338 p.
Location: SML, D803 A38 F57X 1999 (LC)

Albania : from anarchy to a Balkan identity / Miranda Vickers and James Pettifer. London : Hurst & Company, 1997. 324 p.
Location: Bass Library, DR978.3 V53X 1997 (LC)

Albania in occupation and war : from fascism to communism, 1940-1945 / Owen Pearson.  London : Centre for Albanian Studies in association with I.B.Tauris, 2005. 570 p.
Location: SML, DR975 .P43 2005 (LC)

Albania in transition : the rocky road to democracy / Elez Biberaj. Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1998. 377 p.
Location: LSF- click "Place Requests" for delivery to any Yale library. Call Number: JN9689 A15 B53X 1998 (LC)

Albania Today : a portrait of post-communist turbulence / Clarissa de Waal. London : I. B. Tauris, 2005. 268 p.
Location: SML, DR978 D48 2005 (LC)

Albanian-English dictionary / edited by Leonard Newmark. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1998. 978 p.
Location: SML, Starr Main Reference Rm PG9591 A43 1998; SML, Slavic Reading Room 406 PG9591 A43 1998 (Non-Circulating)

Albanian historical folksongs, 1716-1943; a survey of oral epic poetry from southern Albania / with original texts collected and translated by P. J. Ruches. Chicago, Argonaut, 1967. 123 p.
Location: MUDD Library, Ve29 967R

Albanian identities : myth and history / Stephanie Schwandner-Sievers and Bernd J. Fischer, editors. Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2002. 238 p.  
Location: SML, DR950 .A385X 2002 (LC)

The Albanian national awakening, 1878-1912 / Princeton, N.J., Princeton University Press, 1967. 498 p.     
Location: SML, DR701 S5 S54 (LC)

The Albanian problem in Yugoslavia : two views / Stevan K. Pavlowitch, Elez Biberaj ; introduction by Hugh Seton-Watson. London, England : Institute for the Study of Conflict, c1982. 43 p.
Location: LSF- click "Place Requests" for delivery to any Yale library. Call Number: D839.3 C65 137/138 (LC)

The Albanian question : reshaping the Balkans / James Pettifer and Miranda Vickers. London ; New York : I.B. Tauris ; New York : Distributed in the USA by Palgrave Macmillan, 2007. 312 p.
Location: SML, DR978.3 .P48 2007 (LC)

Albanian spring : : the anatomy of tyranny / Ismail Kadare ; translated from the French by Emile Capouya ; [English translation, Emile Capouya]. London : Saqi Books, 1995, c1994. 202 p.
Location: SML, DR977 K33 1995 (LC)

The Albanians : a modern history / Miranda Vickers. London ; New York : I.B. Tauris, 1995. 262 p.
Location: Bass Library, DR941 V53 1995 (LC)

The Albanians : an ethnic history from prehistoric times to the present / by Edwin E. Jacques. Jefferson, N.C. ; London : McFarland & Co., c1995. 730 p.
Location: SML, DR941 J33X 1995 (LC)

The Albanians : Europe's forgotten survivors / by Anton Logoreci. London : Gollancz, 1977. 230 p.
Location: LSF- click "Place Requests" for delivery to any Yale library. Call Number: DR941 L63

Badlands, borderlands : a history of Northern Epirus/Southern Albania / T.J. Winnifrith.  London : Duckworth, 2002. 219 p.  
Location: SML, DF261.E65 W56 2002 (LC)

The castle : [an historical novel] / Ismail Kadare ; translated by Pavli Qesku. New York : Gamma Pub., c1980. 248 p.
Location: SML, PG9621 K33 K413 1980 (LC)

A coming of age : Albania under Enver Hoxha / by James S. O'Donnell. Boulder : East European Monographs ; New York : Distributed by Columbia University Press, 1999. 266 p.
Location: SML, DR977 O36X 1999 (LC)

Daughter of the eagle; the autobiography of an Albanian girl / Nexhmie Zaimi. New York : I. Washburn, inc., [c1937]. 271 p.
Location: LSF- click "Place Requests" for delivery to any Yale library. Call Number: WC 6139

A dictionary of Albanian religion, mythology and folk culture / Robert Elsie. London : C. Hurst, 2001. 357 p.  
Location: SML, Slavic Reading Room Reference (non-circulating), GR251 E44 2001 (LC)

Early Albania : a reader of historical texts, 11th-17th centuries / [edited by] Robert Elsie.  Wiesbaden : Harrassowitz, 2003. 233 p.
Location: SML, Stacks, LC Classification Call Number: DR904 .E37 2003

The general of the dead army; a novel / Ismail Kadare ; translated by Derek Coltman from the French. London, W.H. Allen, 1971. 255 p.  
Location: SML, PG9621 K33 G513 (LC)

George Castroiti Scanderbeg (1405-1468) / Fan Stylian Noli.  New York, International Universities Press ,[1947]. 240 p. 
Location: SML, Yale Classification Call Number: Bx38 K154 947N

George Kastriot-Scanderbeg and the Albanian-Turkish war of the XVth century / Tirana : The Institute, 1967. 144 p.
Location: SML, DR499 T56 1967 (LC)

Historical dictionary of Albania / Raymond Hutchings. Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 1996 and  2004 editions.
Location: SML, Starr Main Reference Rm DR927 H88X 1996 and 2004 (Non-Circulating)

The history of Albania : from its origins to the present day / Stefanaq Pollo and Arben Puto ; with the collaboration of Kristo Frasheri and Skënder Anamali ; English translation by Carol Wiseman and Ginnie Hole. London ; Boston : Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1981. 322 p.
Location: SML, DR941 P6413 (LC)

Identity in a post-Communist Balkan state : an Albanian village study / Douglas Saltmarshe. Aldershot, Hampshire, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2001. 237 p. 
Location: SML, HN620.5.A8 S257 2001 (LC)

King Zog of Albania : Europe 's self-made Muslim king / Jason Hunter Tomes. Washington Square, N.Y. : New York University Press, 2004. 312 p.   
Location: SML, DR974.Z64 T65X 2004 (LC)

The music of Albania / June Emerson. Ampleforth, North Yorkshire, England : Emerson Edition, 1994. 72 p.
Location: MUSIC LIBRARY, ML325 A326 E5

Notes from the Balkans : locating marginality and ambiguity on the Greek-Albanian border / Sarah F. Green. Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2005. 313 p.
Location: SML, HN650.5.Z9 M264X 2005 (LC)

The origin of the Albanians : linguistically investigated / Shaban Demiraj. Tirana : Academy of Sciences of Albania, 2006. 235 p.
Location: SML, P35.5.A38 D4613X 2006 (LC)

Records of the U.S. Department of State relating to the internal affairs of Albania, 1945-1949 [microform] / Wilmington, Del. : Scholarly Resources, c1987. Description: 4 microfilm reels ; 35 mm. + guide (28 cm.) Local notes: Guide has call no.: Microtext Reference DR976 G85 1987
Location: SML, Microform (Non-Circulating) Call Number: Film B18530 Library has: reel 1-reel 4.
Location of the finding guide: SML, Microtext Desk (In-Room Use, Non-Circulating) Call Number: DR976 G85 1987+ Oversize

Records of the U.S. Department of State relating to internal affairs of Albania, 1955-1959 [microform] / Wilmington, Del. : Scholarly Resources, c2002? Description: 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm.
Location: SML, Microform (Non-Circulating) Call Number: Film B18856 Library has: 1 reel

Records of the U.S. Department of State relating to internal affairs of Albania, 1960-1963 [microform] / Wilmington, Del. : Scholarly Resources, c2002?. Description: 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm.
Location: SML, Microform (Non-Circulating) Call Number: Film B18857 Library has: 1 reel

Records of the U.S. Department of State relating to the internal affairs of Albania, 1950-1954 [microform] / Department of State decimal files 767, 867, and 967. Wilmington, Del. : Scholarly Resources, c1987. Description: 3 microfilm reels ; 35 mm. + 1 guide (28 cm.)
Location: SML, Microform (Non-Circulating) Call Number: Film B18531 Library has: reel 1-reel 3.
Location of the finding guide: SML, Microtext Desk (In-Room Use, Non-Circulating) Call Number: DR976 G855+ Oversize

Remote Albania : the politics of isolationism / Peter Prifti. Tiranë : Onufri, c1999. 251 p.
Location: SML, DR977 P739X 1999 (LC)

Scanderbeg / Harry Hodgkinson ; edited by Bejtullah Destani & Westrow Cooper ; with an introduction by David Abulafia. London : Centre for Albanian Studies : Distributed by Learning Design, [2004]. 236 p.
Location: SML, DR960 .H63 2004 (LC)

The three-arched bridge / Ismail Kadare ; translated from the Albanian by John Hodgson. New York : Arcade Publishing, 1997. 184 p. 
Location: SML, PG9621 K33 U713X 1997 (LC)

Tricks of women, & other Albanian tales / translated by Paul Fenimore Cooper, with an introduction by Burton Rascoe; woodcuts by Ilse M. Bischoff. New York, W. Morrow & Company, 1928. 204 p.
Location: MUDD, Nkh71 928C