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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But I’m glad i read it, because now I know things that opened my eyes about the consequences that we are now facing. The never of Nexhmije, his wife, in the power structure is also considered, her influence seems to have been greater than her testimony would have people believe especially as Hoxhas health declined.

This is very welcome because you come across a lot of names. Book offered by hohxa publisher in exchange for an honest review Little serious scholarly study exists in English either of post-war Albania or its leadership.

However, by reading, it is assumed the reader knows something of the history of Albania and its characters. Statement published in the catalogue for the opening exhibition of this work at the National Gallery of Albania, Although I think that Blendi should have touched on some other topics as well, specially as it relates between Enver Hoxha, lbiri wife and the aftermath that he left behind.


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Kadare through the novel “The Money of the Time” presents in general the suffering of the Albanian people during the Enver Hoxha regime, who had been suffering from extreme hunger for years. Fevziu is a brief history of horrifying history of Albania and Albanians under one of the most ruthless communist rules in Europe, that of Enver Hoxha.

In December and February he was an active participant in the students’ movement that brought the change of regime in Albania. Until I read Fevziu’s book, I had no idea what a dire state the country was in when I visited it. Help Center Find new research papers in: I learned things that I never knew about Enver Hoxha, things that our parents never wanted to tell us. envef

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The effects of forty one years of dictatorship, of isolation, cannot be easily remediated. It’s been more than 30 years since Hoxha died Review originally posted at Book of Bogan I must confess that prior to reading this book I had little to now functional knowledge about the country of Albania, apart from a vague idea of where it sits geographically, and some of the politics of the region.


Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. The regime that the Albanian dictator Enver Hoxha led from until his death in Using hocha documents and first-hand interviews, journalist Blendi Fevziu. I remember reading and seeing a new fevaiu that was a design from decades ago.

No trivia or quizzes yet. A very good book.

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One of the major inconsistencies of Enver’s reign seems to have been his tolerance of traitors and spies in his midst, as political tides changed so loyal comrades who had followed Hoxhas Party line found themselves sacrificed as spies and agents of imperialism, the British, the USA, Tito, the Soviet Union and eventually China too, while somehow Enver remained pure despite apparently by his own admission often being aware of traitors in his midst for many years.

Hoxha’s unremarkable early life and dissolute student years in Fecziu seemed a strange beginning for a paranoid dictator. The chronological nature of the book was The book was interesting, educational and a pleasing look into the subject of Albania under Hoxha.