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Gender and Migration in Southern Europe : Women on the Move
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Gender and Migration in Southern Europe : Women on the Move

By Anthias,Floya & Lazaridis,Gabriella

Oxford: Berg, 2000. The important role women play in the process of migration to the Western bloc, and in particular to Southern Europe where they often find jobs in the domestic service, tourist or sex industries, has been increasingly recognized. This timely book provides essential new insights into the forms of migration and the impact of gender relations on the migration and accommodation process, and also raises general conceptual issues about ways of understanding migration in a global context. At a time when all the member states of the European Union have called for a reduction in immigration in response to its steady growth, the urgency of the topic is apparent. Contributors examine the possible legal, social and economic problems that increased immigration may produce, including: · female migration and its relation to changing gender relations in the country of migration; · different forms of exclusion faced by male and female migrants; working conditions and status; · migrant networks; · and women's role in reproducing and maintaining ethnic culture.This book will be essential reading for courses in migration, nationalism, Mediterranean and area studies, gender studies and a range of social science courses. It will also be of use to policy makers and those interested in European developments. INCLUDES Introduction: Women on the Move in Southern Europe Floya Anthias and Gabriella Lazaridis /. 1st UK Ed.. Hard Cover. As New/No Jacket.

$50.00

The New Albanian Migration
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The New Albanian Migration

By King,Russell; Mai,Nicola and Schwandner-Sievers,S(eds).

Brighton: Sussex Academic Press, 2004. "This book examines one of Europe's newest and most dramatic mass migrations--the exodus of a significant share of the Albanian population since 1990,and in particular their presence in Greece. It is based on some of the papers presented at an international conference held at the University of Sussex on 6-7th Sepetember 2002. 218p.maps, bibliography.index ". First Edition. Hard Cover. New/New.

$175.00

Albania In Transition: The Rocky Road To Democracy (Nations of the Modern World : Europe)
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Albania In Transition: The Rocky Road To Democracy (Nations of the Modern World : Europe)

By Biberaj, Elez

Oxford: Westview Press, 1998. In early 1997, Albania’s transition to democracy suffered a serious setback when pyramid schemes sparked violent unrest, plunging the country into its worst political and economic crisis since the downfall of communism. The uprisings and subsequent elections, in which the Socialist Party won a landslide victory, have made front-page news in the international community. And Albania’s proximity to the Yugoslavian melee and history of extreme radical communism make it a nation to watch.In Albania in Transition, Elez Biberaj provides a comprehensive political profile of Albania since 1989. He charts Albania’s transition from one party to many, from a command economy to a market economy, and its transition to a national security state in an unpredictable, post Cold War international security regime.. 1st UK Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine.

$75.00

Salonica Terminus : Travels into the Balkan Nightmare

By Reed, Fred A

Toronto: Talonbooks, 1996. Journalist's observations on the social and political conditons and past and present ethnic tensions in the Balkans. 270. illus.maps.bibliography. . 1st.Can Ed.. Soft Cover. Near Fine.

$15.00

Salonica Terminus : Travels into the Balkan Nightmare

By Reed, Fred A

Toronto: Talonbooks, 1996. Journalist's observations on the social and political conditons and past and present ethnic tensions in the Balkans. 270. illus.maps.bibliography. . 1st.Can Ed.. Soft Cover. Near Fine.

$15.00

Salonica Terminus : Travels into the Balkan Nightmare

By Reed, Fred A

Toronto: Talonbooks, 1996. Journalist's observations on the social and political conditons and past and present ethnic tensions in the Balkans. 270. illus.maps.bibliography. . 1st.Can Ed.. Soft Cover. Near Fine.

$15.00

I Simaía / The Flag

By Plevris, Konstantinos A

Athens: Ekdoseis Elektron, 2004. 1st Greek Edition. French Wraps. New Book from Greece.

$20.00

Libri I Mormonti : Nje Deshmi Tjeter e Jezu Krishtit

By Smith, Joseph

Salt Lake City UT, 1999. Translation of the Book of Mormon into Albanian. 559p. llus [Col.]. First Thus. Hardcover. Fine.

$30.00

O Georgios Kastriotis-Skenderbeis eis tin Neoelliniken Istoriographian kai Logotechnian

By Yiokala, Tito P [Giokala, T]

Thessalonike: Hidryma Meleton Chersonesou tou Haimou / Institute for Balkan Studies, 1975. Includes an extensive survey of the sources of the life Skanderbeg. 170p. Fold-out genealogy chart, bibliography, index [plus XXI plates with some facsimiles of the title pages of books] [WorldCat lists NO copies in the USA]. 1st Greek Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good.

$125.00

High Albania

By Durham, Edith

London: Virago Press, 1985. Facsimile reprint of the original edition published by Edward Arnold in 1909, with an added introduction by John Hodgson. "The celebrated account of the late Victorian traveller who became a legend in her own lifetime through her extraordinary travels in the Balkans. Born in 1863, the daughter of a distinguished surgeon, Edith Durham began her career as an artist and illustrator. Following her doctor's orders after an illness and depression, she sailed to Montenegro and began a life-long love affair with the Balkans. In a letter she writes, "It occurred to me that the vexed question of Balkan politics might be solved by studying the manners and customs of each district, and so learning to whom each place should really belong." Thus she cheerfully started on her expeditions that, she was well aware, ignored the intrigues of the Great Powers who were actively encouraging the dismemberment of the Turkish Empire. This is a passionate and flamboyant account of her travels, particularly in the mountainous terrain of northern Albania, where she cut a strange figure in her waterproof skirt and Scotch plaid golf cape but won the trust of the people there." With an added introduction by John Hodgson. (xvi + 352p.) illus map. index . Facsimile Reprint. Soft Cover. Near Fine.

$21.00

Chronicle in Stone : A Novel
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Chronicle in Stone : A Novel

By Kadare, Ismail

Toronto: Doubleday/Anchor, 2007. Albania, that remote, unknown land, has found its voice in the novels of Kadare. In this one ... he takes as his subject the shattering impact of World War II as that cataclysm is lived by a small, immensely sensitive boy. After centuries of bondage to the Turks of the Ottoman Empire, Albania falls to the invading Italian fascists, then the Greeks, the Italians again, then the Nazi hordes. Amid floods, British bombing, the action of partisans, the boy undergoes another kind of turbulence, that of growing up, the inner and outer experience ringing strange harmonies. He responds to the beauty of unattainable women, to witchcraft, literature, and later, when he is evacuated from his "stone city" to peasant and village life. Now his existence will be "marvelous, terrifying and extraordinary." Instead, it is primitive, barbaric, a world where the severed arm of a British airman becomes a talisman and "deflowered" girls disappear, possibly murdered by their fathers. Kadare commands a tumultuous, whirling scene as he brings his homeland into the literary mainstream.Copyright 1987 Reed Business Information. 1st Can Ed. Soft Cover. As New.

$30.00

Partisans and Guerrillas

By Bailey, Ronald H

Alexandria, VA: Time-Life, 1978. Volume 12 of the lavishly-illustrated, well-written Time-Life World War II series. No Jacket as Issued.Covers events in the Balkans, the Nazi occupation and the guerilla movements. Sections on the situation in Greece very well illustrated. 208p. illus bibliography.index. 1st US Ed.. Printed Hardcover. Fine.

$17.50

Partisans and Guerrillas

By Bailey, Ronald H

Alexandria, VA: Time-Life, 1978. Volume 12 of the lavishly-illustrated, well-written Time-Life World War II series. No Jacket as Issued.Covers events in the Balkans, the Nazi occupation and the guerrilla movements. Sections on the situation in Greece very well illustrated. 208p. illus bibliography.index. 1st US Ed.. Printed Hardcover. Fine.

$17.50

Shqiperia Arkeologjike (IN ALBANIAN)

By Universiteti Shteteror I Tiranes,Instituti Histporise Dhe I Hjuhesise,Sektori I Arkeologjise

Tirane,Albania: Universiteti Shteteror I Tiranes,Instituti Histporise Dhe I Hjuhesise,Sektori I Arkeologjise, 1971. Large coffee table sized book about the major archaeological sites in Albania. Text in Albanian and English by Muzafer Korkuti. Illustrations described in Albanian,French and English. IX p. 139.plates (col and B & W) Fold-outmap of locations of sites.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

$500.00

The Corfu Incident

By Leggett,Eric

London: New English Library, 1976. Account of the incidents off Corfu in 1946 when ships of the Royal Navy were sunk by mines laid by the Albanians.. Reprint. Pbk. Near Fine.

$15.00

A History of the Gypsies of Eastern Europe and Russia

By Crowe, David M.

New York: St.Martin's Press, 1995. A History of the Gypsies of Eastern Europe and Russia, drawn from previously untapped East European, Russian, and traditional sources, explores the life, history, and culture of the Gypsies, or Roma, from their early appearance in the region during the Middle Ages until the present. David Crowe's study looks at the rich and diverse cultural and historical traditions of the Gypsies in each nation and region. He covers Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, the republics of the former Yugoslavia, Albania, and the states that made up the former Soviet Union. He focuses in particular on Russia, where the Gypsies have exerted a profound influence on literary and musical traditions. Crowe also explores the virulent prejudice and mistreatment that has been so much a part of the Gypsies tragic history and culminated in their losses during the Nazi Holocaust. He concludes with a close look at the revival of this prejudice and the plight of the Roma today as they struggle to redefine their role in the new worlds of post-communist Eastern Europe and Russia. 317p. bibliography. index Name of previous owner on title page, else fine. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine.

$45.00

Balkan Background

By Newman,Bernard

New York: Macmillan., 1945. " An excellent opening chpater considers the Balkans in General ........then.....seperately Bulgaria,Roumania,Yugoslavia,Albania,Greece and Turkey, dealing briefly with their racial orgins,histories,economic problems,and present conditions..."254p. maps.bibliography.index. 1st.US Edition. Laminated HC. Very Good/Good with slight chips & Tear.

$25.00

The Balkans : A Laboratory of History

By Sloane,William

New York: Eaton & Mains, 1914. Survey of the whole Balkan area during the Balkan Wars and at the outbreak of WW I. 322p. maps.appendices.index. First Thus. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket.

$65.00

The File on H.
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The File on H.

By Kadare, Ismail

New York: Arcade Publishing, 1998. Misunderstandings arose when two scholars went to Albania to record oral poetry in their search for the origins of Homeric epic. "Part spy novel, part comedy of errors, "The File on H."is a work of inventive genius and piercing irony that may be Ismail Kadare's funniest ... to date". Trade Paperback. New. Illus. by Trans. Jusuf Vrioni & David Bellosan.

$10.00

Partisans and Guerrillas

By Bailey, Ronald H

Alexandria, VA: Time-Life, 1978. Volume 12 of the lavishly-illustrated, well-written Time-Life World War II series. No Jacket as Issued.Covers events in the Balkans, the Nazi occupation and the guerilla movements. Sections on the situation in Greece very well illustrated. 208p. illus bibliography.index. 1st US Ed.. Printed Hardcover. Fine.

$17.50

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