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Robert Elsie

Robert Elsie is a writer, translator, interpreter, and specialist in Albanian studies.

Works

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The Balkan Wars

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The Ottoman Empire – the great power which had ruled much of Southeastern Europe and the Middle East for over five centuries – was manifestly in decline by...
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The Blaze in the Balkans
Selected Writings 1903-1941

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M. Edith Durham is best known for her classic travel books about the Balkans. However, she was also a passionate, articulate, and well-informed commentator on...
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A Biographical Dictionary of Albanian History

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The history of Albania includes some memorable characters – from the legendary Albanian hero Scanderbeg to the glamorous Queen Geraldine. Robert Elsie's...
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Edward Lear in Albania
Journals of a Landscape Painter in the Balkans

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There is ‘luxury and inconvenience on the one hand, liberty, hard living and filth on the other’. So Edward Lear described the mysterious and often...
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Albanian Literature
A Short History

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Albanian writing shot to prominence with the rumored nomination of Ismael Kadare for the Nobel Prize in 2004. Otherwise, very little is known or has been...
Robert Elsie

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