Republika e Shqipërisë
  • Barry Turner
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


After the Russo-Turkish war of 1877–78, demands grew for independence from Turkey. After the defeat of Turkey in the Balkan war of 1912, Albanian nationalists proclaimed Albania’s independence and set up a provisional government.


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Further Reading

  1. Fischer, Bernd, Albania at War 1939–45. Hurst, London, 1999Google Scholar
  2. Hutchings, R., Historical Dictionary of Albania. Lanham (MD), 1997Google Scholar
  3. Sjoberg, O., Rural Change and Development in Albania. Boulder (CO), 1992Google Scholar
  4. Vickers, M., The Albanians: a Modern History. London, 1997Google Scholar
  5. Vickers, M. and Pettifer, J., Albania: from Anarchy to a Balkan Identity. Farnborough, 1997Google Scholar
  6. Winnifrith, T. (ed.) Perspectives on Albania. London, 1992Google Scholar
  7. Young, A., Albania. [Bibliography] 2nd ed. ABC-Clio, Oxford and Santa Barbara (CA), 1997Google Scholar
  8. National statistical office: Albanian Institute of Statistics, Tirana. Director General: Milva Ekonomi.Google Scholar

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