By Jeffrey E. Cole
A part of a five-volume sequence on ethnic teams worldwide, Ethnic teams of Europe: An Encyclopedia presents particular descriptions of greater than a hundred eu ethnic and nationwide teams. each one access offers an outline of the gang in addition to in-depth info at the group's origins and early background, cultural existence, and up to date advancements. one of the info awarded for every team are worldwide and nationwide inhabitants figures and money owed of geographical distribution, diaspora populations, the group's historical native land, important religions and languages, and similar teams. The entries additionally spotlight areas, humans, and occasions of specific value to every staff, and sidebars introduce comparable subject matters of interest.Throughout the textual content, certain consciousness is concentrated at the dating among ethnicity and nationalism. a proof of the method used for choosing the ethnic teams within the encyclopedia can also be supplied, as is an introductory essay related to ethnicity in Europe.
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On November 28 of that year, Ismail Kemal, who is widely recognized as the father of Albanian independence, organized a national assembly at the city of Vlorë and became the president of a provisional government. The Great Powers recognized Albanian independence after the London Conference of July 1913. During World War I Albania was occupied by the Allies, and in 1924 became a monarchy under the tutelage of Italy. As a socialist republic led by Enver Hoxha, Albania was kept isolated from the rest of the world from 1946 until Hoxha’s death in 1985.
Andorra: Un Pais de Frontera (Andorra: A Frontier Country). Barcelona: Alta Fulla, 1997. Arbëreshë Degage, Alain, and Antoni Duro. L’Andorre (Andorra). , 1998. McDonogh, Gary. Iberian Worlds. New York: Routledge, 2008. Arbëreshë The Arbëreshë or Arbareschi (also known as the Albanians of Italy) live in southern Italy. They descend from Albanian migrants, follow the Greek Orthodox faith, and speak Arbërisht, a dialect that has developed in the course of over 500 years of residence in Italy. Arbëreshë was the term self-designation of Albanians before the Ottoman invasion of the 15th century; similar terms are used for Albanian origins populations living in Greece (“Arvanitika,” the Greek rendering of Arbëreshë) and Turkey (“Arnaut,” Turkish for the Greek term Arvanitika).
The emergence of the Austrian Nazi Party as an electoral contender in the early 1930s prompted the ruling Christian Social Party to end parliamentary rule and establish a dictatorship under Chancellor Engelbert Dollfuss in 1933. Launching a civil war against the Social Democrats in 1934, the new Austrian state banned all opposition parties and aligned its domestic and foreign policy first with Fascist Italy and then with Nazi Germany. Austria’s annexation (Anschluss) to Nazi Germany in March 1938 reduced the Austrian state to a German border province of the Third Reich until the end of World War II.
Ethnic Groups of Europe: An Encyclopedia (Ethnic Groups of the World) by Jeffrey E. Cole