Enver Hoxha: The Iron Fist of Albania: : Blendi Fevziu, Robert Elsie: Libri in altre lingue. I’m trying to learn more about Enver Hoxha and other. Despite the severity of Enver Hoxha’s regime as Albanian leader between 85, In Enver Hoxha: The Iron Fist of Albania, Blendi Fevziu provides the first. In his book Enver Hoxha: The Iron Fist of Albania, Albanian journalist Blendi Fevziu presents English-language readers with the first comprehensive account of.

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Although not published to be a country study, it would help western readers understand the country that was hidden by its own iron curtain. Oct 14, Elisa Shala rated it liked it.

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This is very welcome because you come across a lot of names. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. I thought that this book might fill some of the gaps in my knowledge, and it did.

Peter rated it it was amazing Jun 04, The book of Mr. Sign In Forgot password? E vleresova autorin per bibliografine e shkruar dhe per faktin qe ai nuk lejonte qe te thoshte me shume se provat vertetonin sic ishte rasti i homoseksualitetit te pretenduar te Hoxhes. Once Upon a Time in Ksamil: The book certainly does not satisfy my curiosity about how a babe of a nation with no working class to speak of, a tribal society still in many respects, and a tiny intellectual community managed to give birth to a deadly and highly effective Communist Party led resistance movement which liberated the country from Nazi occupation.

That which did exist tended to suffer from a lack of reliable primary resource material and either sang the praises of heroic Comrade Hoxha or presented him as an arch demon.


Even up until his death inhis grip on power was strong and unquestioned. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. It would be nice if the book talked more about daily life in Albanian for an average Albanian of the time.

Lists with This Book. See more of my book reviews on my blog, Stephanie Jane Loading comments… Trouble loading? In this part of the study, the differences and similarities between different genres and in particular novels, stories and vice versa are analyzed and described. Most of my information about Albania were post-communist international media reports blenci the books of Ismail Kadare, as the most fevvziu were in a language I do not know. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.

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The book was interesting, educational and a pleasing look into the subject of Albania under Hoxha. Throughout the book we find the image of a ruthless and skillful politician using any misstep by other leaders for his own advantage.

As a cautionary tale against the effects of personality cults and an illustration of how large numbers of people can be convinced to follow self-destructive ideologies, this is an important book. His last visit to Khrushchev’s Soviet Union, he would only eat food from the Albanian Embassy prepared from ingredients collected from several small markets.

If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Help Center Find new research papers in: The chronological nature of the book was The book was interesting, educational and a pleasing look into the subject of Albania under Hoxha.

Show 25 25 50 All. Group of people led from Hoxha used tactically the wave of rising ideology in Eastern Europe to establish and later to isolate 2 millions Albanians, and to punch down perspective of many more to come in later decades and further. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. He has refused to fly out of the Soviet Union and took a train to Austria before flying into Albania.


See more of my book reviews on my blog, Stephanie Jane The Iron Fist of Albania is a detailed look at the man who ruled Albania for over forty years. Blendi Fevziu, while no apologist for Hoxha, presents here probably the best English language biography of Enver Hoxha has remained something of an enigma among the leaders of the none West aligned leaders of the European powers.

Hoxha, himself, never finished his college education. Blendi Fevziu reveals much new information about the lfe of Enver Hoxha from interviews conducted after the fall of Communism in Albania in about and from documents and memoirs that have come to light since then.


May 12, Mari rated it it was amazing. He never trusted Kruschev or the Chinese let alone any Western country.

The regime that the Albanian dictator Enver Hoxha led from until his death in Using unseen documents and first-hand interviews, journalist Blendi Fevziu.

The death of Stalin, inhad seen the end of Stalinism as a form of government elsewhere in Europe.

But once he found himself in power, he did his best to retain it. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion.

The chronological nature of the book was often interrupted to discuss the aforementioned unknown Albanian politicians and their own rise and fall in the party; this resulted in a sometimes choppy read and leading me to forget what was happening prior to the sudden jump into a sub-plot-biography of some vlendi rate Albanian politician.