2 edition of High Albania. found in the catalog.
M. Edith Durham
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In her travelogue, High Albania, Durham notes at times the gross inaccuracy of the maps she’s traveling with, giving some sense of just how unknown the region was.
Durham occasionally delves into anthropology, but High Albania is a book best read as the travel diary of a woman in love with Edith Durham was a British traveler of the early /5. Edith Durham's book covers journeys she made in in Northern Albania, parts of which recently became Kosovo and Montenegro.
She was one of very few outsiders to dare to visit the area and probably the first single woman, particularly in the Moslem areas.4/5(32). High Albania (Albanian Studies Book 20) Edith Durham. out of 5 stars 1.
Kindle Edition. $ Who the hell is Albania E.L. Bono. out of 5 stars Kindle Edition. $ Albania in a Nutshell: A Brief History and Chronology of Events (Albanian Studies Book 7) Robert Elsie.4/5(39). 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. Culture of Albania - history, people, traditions, women. Get this from a library. High Albania.
[M E Durham] -- 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. Addeddate Foldoutcount 0 Identifier Identifier-ark ark://t9k36v44x Ocr ABBYY FineReader Openlibrary_editionPages: 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 was in the early 20th : High Albania.
Edith Durham. Beacon Press, - Albania - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. THE LAND OF THE LIVING PAST.
1: THE LAND AND THE LAW. “High Albania”’s 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 folklore.
Additional Physical Format: Online version: Durham, M.E. (Mary Edith), High Albania. New York, Arno Press, (OCoLC) Document Type.
High Albania: Influenced: Robert Elsie: Mary Edith Durham, FRAI (8 December – 15 November ) was a British artist, anthropologist, noted Albanophile and writer who became famous for her anthropological accounts of life in Albania in the early 20th century.
Early life. Durham was the eldest of nine children; her father, Arthur Edward Born: Mary Edith Durham, 8 DecemberLondon. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Schools in Albania.
— High Albania and its Customs in The typical fair man, common in Maltsia e madhe and found in all the other districts, is a rather tall man with a yellow moustache, a fine cut aquiline nose and a long strong jaw. His eyes are grey or even quite blue.
The bridge of his nose is narrow and his eyebrows slope downwards, often markedly so. High Albania by Edith E. Durham. Paperback $ $ Save 22% Current price is $, Original price is $ You Save 22%.
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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 ".
Robert Elsie about Edith Durham: "Edith Durham is remembered primarily for her seminal book publications, in particular her volume ‘High Albania’ (see Durham ), but she was also the author of countless articles and ‘letters to the editor,’ in which she endeavoured to present Albania’s cause to the British public and to correct erroneous views.
High Albania (Illustrated Edition) (Dodo Press) | 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 : Dodo Press.
High Albania by Edith Durham A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear.
Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. A Gem of a Book, About a Wonderful, Beautiful People- the Gheg Albanians.5/5(2). Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Long Life to Your Children!: A Portrait of High Albania by Marjorie Senechal (, Paperback) at .Title:: High Albania: Author:: Durham, M.
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