Robert Elsie: Albanian Historian Extraodinaire!!
Each time, I receive a communication from Robert Elsie, I know I'll be the recipient of some marvelous new information about Albania and the Albanians. Indeed, I hope the Albanian government has been cognizant of Robert Elsie's unique, ongoing Albanian studies and has recognixed him and them accordingly!
Here's Robert Elsie's most recent, important contributions.
I have recently put new material on my websites.
Please have a look, if you are interested.
There are seven new texts of Albanian history under
1671, Stefano Gaspari -Travels in the Dioceses of Northern Albania
1912, Leo Trotzki - Hinter einem Zipfel des Vorhangs (in German)
1916, Theodor Ippen - Nineteenth-Century Albanian History
1933, Ahmed Zogu - King Zog Tells his Story
1934, Herman Bernstein - Little Albania is the Pawn in the Great Diplomatic Game
1959, Arshi Pipa - Communism and Albanian Writers
2010, Kolec Topalli - Communist Persecution in Albanian Studies
and, finally, listen to the voice of "King Zog of the Albanians" under