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High Albania

Edith Durham

High Albania

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Published by Virago Press Ltd .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Albania,
  • Travel writing

  • Edition Notes

    Virago Travellers

    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages378
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8306736M
    ISBN 100860687155
    ISBN 109780860687153


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High Albania is one of these corners. I say High Albania advisedly, for the conditions that prevail in it are very different from those in South Albania, and it is with the wildest parts of High Albania alone that this book deals.

The history of Albania, a complicated tale of extreme interest, remains to be writtenstrange that it should be so. Keep close to Natures heart and break clear away, once in a while, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods.

Wash your spirit clean. (John Muir). Long Life to Your Children. book. Read reviews from worlds largest community for readers. In this text, ordinary Albanian men and women invite the reade 5(7). High Albanias tales of revenge killings, endless blood feuds, and folklore captivated me.

A personal travel novel written by Edith Durham, an English woman who traveled on her own through tribal northern Albania over years ago, this book cannot be recommended enough to anyone interested in Albania culture, tribal law, and ted Reading Time: 6 mins.

: High Albania (Illustrated Edition) () by Durham, M. Edith and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices5(). Mary Edith Durham () was a British traveller, artist, and writer who became famous for her anthropologist accounts of life in Albania in the early 20th century.

Educated privately, she developed a talent for illustration and watercolouring and attended the Royal Academy of Arts and Bedford College in London.

She exhibited widely and contributed a number of detailed drawings to the. High Albania is one of these corners. I say High Albania advisedly, for the conditions that prevail in it are very different from those in South Albania, and it is with the wildest parts of High Albania alone that this book deals.

The history of Albania, a complicated tale of extreme interest, remains to be written-strange that it should be so. High Albania. Edith Durham. - pages. 0 Reviews. In High Albania, Victorian anthropologist and travel writer M (Mary) Edith Durham presents a vivid and fascinating insight into the culture, customs, people, and the lands of Northern Albania as it Author: M.

Edith Durham. High Albania Mary Edith Durham Snippet view - () M. Edith Durham was a commentator on Balkan politics and is best known for her travel books. Bejtullah Destani is a British-Albanian scholar and the author of A"lbania Kosovo, Political and Ethnic Boundaries, " and "Ethnic Minorities in the Balkan States ".

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High Albania is one of these corners. I say High Albania advisedly, for the conditions that prevail in it are very different from those in South Albania, and it is with the wildest parts of High Albania alone that this book deals.

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Product Information. High Albania is perhaps the most delightful book ever written about Albania and the Albanians.

It has been widely read and enjoyed since its initial publication in London in and has influenced views of Albania more than its author, Edith Durham (), would ever have thought. The considerably high price is fully justified by the selection of painters, beautiful images, and chronological narration which serves as an opening towards a greater knowledge of the countrys history.

Just a few reasons that make this encyclopedia of Albanian art a Estimated Reading Time: 7 mins. High Albania. Edith Durham (Phoenix, £) Buy it at BOL.

Durham hacked through Albania Kosova inwhenTurks still overlorded the Balkans, and her perceptions remain so pertinent that we Estimated Reading Time: 1 min. High Albania () is the best known and is still regarded as the pre-eminent guide to the customs and the society of northern Albania's highlands.

Controversy [ edit ] After her pro-Serb phase (Through the Lands of the Serbs published in London, ), Durham came to identify closely with the Albanian cause and championed the unity and.

Albania and the Albanians. 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 Balkan politics and the machinations of the Great Powers.

This book brings together articles and letters written by Durham which have been out of the public 5(28). Interesting account of Albania at the turn of 20th century. She obviously was a very intrepid traveler venturing to places rarely visited by British yet alone females travelling alone.

The depiction of blood feuds in the high country of Albania is eye opening; according to Wikipaedia, families remain embroiled in continuing feuds today5(57).

Long considered the most mysterious and inaccessible country in Europe, Albania is still little known and poorly understood. The recent political and financial crisis brought about by collapsing pyramid investment schemes is only the latest example of Albania's unique situation.

To discover how Albanians see the world and their place in it, Stan Sherer and Marjorie Senechal spent three months. In Albania a lot of books on folklore have been published throughout the years. However, never in very large quantities (from to copies) and most of them in Albanian language as well, and not good quality printing andor binding.

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Book Description: Situated between Greece on the south, the former Yugoslavia on the north and east, and the Adriatic Sea on the west, Albania is the country the world forgot.

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Albanian folk beliefs (Albanian: Besimet folklorike shqiptare) comprise the beliefs expressed in the customs, rituals, myths, legends and tales of the Albanian elements of Albanian mythology are of Paleo-Balkanic origin and almost all of them are pagan.

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