(see also Serbia: Kosovo)
CIA World Factbook. Includes map.
"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
Abrahams, Fred. "Albanias
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  (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
"Lamerica" , dir. Gianni Amelio, 135m. From New Yorker Films. Italian entrepreneurs in post-Communist Albania.