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  1. Age of Extremes
    The Short Twentieth Century 1914 - 1991

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1997
    A overview of the history of the years 1914 - 1991.
  2. Bulgaria 1990/Albania 1991
    Teaching Communists What Democracy is All About

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1995
    An account of American intervention in the Bulgarian and Albanian elections of 1990-1991
  3. Choosing to be the man of the house
    An ancient tradition of the sworn virgin living as a male still survives in Albania

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2007
    In Albania, biological women take an oath of virginity to have the freedom to live as men. They wear men's clothes and their hair is shorn. The tradition has persisted since the 15th century, in a region where ancient laws still limit women's rights.
  4. Connexions Library: Europe Focus
    Resource Type: Website
    Published: 2009
    Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on Europe.
  5. Embassy Row Online
    Resource Type: Website
    Contact names and numbers for all embassies to Canada and all Canadian embassies abroad.
  6. An end to Balkan national states
    Independence for Kosovo: The Domino Effect

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2008
    If the Kosovo region declares indepence from Serbia, how will ethnic communities agitate to have the borders of Balkan countries redrawn to reflect and include their ethnic makeups? Will this only further the Balkan legacy of nationalist revenge and retaliation?
  7. Killing Hope
    U.S. Military and CIA Interventions Since World War II

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2008
    Is the United States a force for democracy? William Blum serves up a forensic overview of U.S. foreign policy spanning sixty years. For those who want the details on the U.S.'s most famous actions (Chile, Cuba, Vietnam, to name a few), and for those who want to learn about lesser-known efforts (France, China, Bolivia, Brazil, for example), this book provides a window on what U.S. foreign policy goals really are. "If you flip over the rock of American foreign policy of the past century, this is what crawls out… invasions … bombings … overthrowing governments … occupations … suppressing movements for social change … assassinating political leaders … perverting elections … manipulating labor unions … manufacturing “news” … death squads … torture … biological warfare … depleted uranium … drug trafficking … mercenaries … It’s not a pretty picture. It’s enough to give imperialism a bad name."
  8. Media Think
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2000
    Increasingly the news media are owned by a small group of very large corporations with extensive interests outside the industry, run by the corporate elite.Winter argues that instead of offering diverse perspectives on events and issues, the media portray an increasingly dogmatic and orthodox corporate picture of the world around us. The consistency with which they do this has its consequent, intended effect on public opinion and policy formation.
  9. Not a Carwash
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    Published: 2012
    In the Albanian capital of Tirana, students, professors, activists and film lovers take to the streets when authorities attempt to redevelop the property of the city's only art house theatre for profit. The changing face of post-communist Albania is the backdrop for this classic battle between art, commerce, artistic passion and government indifference.
  10. One Europe - 100 Nations
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1992
  11. Overthrowing other people's governments: The Master List
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2013
    Instances of the United States overthrowing, or attempting to overthrow, a foreign government since the Second World War.
  12. The Party of Labor of Albania Battle with Modern Revisionism
    Speeches and Articles

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1972
  13. The Penguin Atlas of World History - Vol. 2: From the French Revolution to the Present
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1978
  14. Press for Conversion #43
    December 2000

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 2000
  15. The prison called Albania
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1991

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