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CIA World Factbook. Includes map.

Library of Congress Country Profile.

New Internationalist Profile

UN Development Program, Human Development Indicators

World Guide

On the Web: Articles

"CIA-Backed Team Used Brutal Means to Break Up Terrorist Cell in Albania," Andrew Higgins & Christopher Cooper,Wall Street Journal (11/20/01). Brutal treatment of suspects under CIA oversight, & glimpse at how one terrorist cell worked.

On the Web: Specialized Sites

Countrywatch: Albania.

In the Library: Articles

Abrahams, Fred. "Albania’s agony," Nation (4/28/97):6-8.

Hitchens, Christopher. "Our good friend Albania," Nation (11/4/96):8.

Roth, Kenneth. "Democracy's race against fear," Nation (5/6/91):588.

Tomes, Jason. "The throne of Zog: monarchy in Albania, 1928-1939," History Today (9/01):45-51.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Bethell, Nicholas W. The Great Betrayal: The Untold Story of Kim Philby's Biggest Coup (London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1984).

Biberaj, Elez. Albania between East & West (London: Institute for the Study of Conflict, 1986).

__________. Albania in Transition: The Rocky Road to Democracy (Boulder: Westview, 1998).

Costa, Nicholas J. Albania: A European Enigma (Boulder: East European Monographs, 1995).

Fischer, Bernd J. King Zog & the Struggle for Stability in Albania (Boulder: East European Monographs, 1984).

Hamm, Harry. Albania: China's Beachhead in Europe (London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1963).

Hoxha, Enver. The Artful Albanian: Memoirs of Enver Hoxha (ed. Jon Halliday; London: Chatto & Windus, 1986).

Kadare, Ismail. Albanian Spring: The Anatomy of Tyranny (London: Saqi, 1994).

Myrdal, Jan & Gun Kessle. Albania Defiant (NY: Monthly Review, 1974).

O'Donnell, James S. A Coming of Age: Albania under Enver Hoxha (Boulder: East European Monographs, 1999).

Olsen, Neil. Albania (Oxford: Oxfam, 2000).

Pano, Nicholas C. The People's Republic of Albania (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins, 1968).

Pipa, Arshi. Albanian Stalinism: Ideo-Political Aspects (Boulder: East European Monographs, 1990).

Saltmarshe, Douglas. Identity in a Post-Communist Balkan State: An Albanian Village Study (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2001).

Schwander-Sievers, Stephanie & Bernd J. Fischer (eds.) Albanian Identities: Myth & History (London: Hurst & Co., 2002).

Van Heuven, Marten. Albania Opens Up: But to What Future? (Santa Monica CA: Rand, 1993).

Vickers, Miranda. The Albanians: A Modern History (NY: I.B. Tauris, 1995).

__________ & James Pettifer. Albania: From Anarchy to a Balkan Identity (NY: NYU, 1997).

In the Library: Fiction

Kadare, Ismail. The General of the Dead Army (NY: Quartet, 1986).

__________. Doruntine (NY: New Amsterdam, 1988).

__________. The Concert: A Novel [1989] (trans. Barbara Bray; NY: Arcade, 1994).

__________. The Three-Arched Bridge (NY: Arcade, 1997).

__________. The File on H (NY: Arcade, 1998).

Lovric, M.R. Carnevale (London: Virago, 2001).

Quayle, Anthony. Eight Hours from England (London: W. Heinemann, 1945).

In the Library: For Young Readers

In the Library: Poetry

In the Library: Drama

In the Library: Photography

CD & Audio

Film & Video

"Lamerica" [1994], dir. Gianni Amelio, 135m. From New Yorker Films. Italian entrepreneurs in post-Communist Albania.

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