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BOOK REVIEWS & ARTICLES

Tirana Pyramid Slated for Dramatic Makeover

The former museum honoring dictator Hoxha will become a hip space for digital learning and creativity.

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22 May 2018
The Politics of Police Reform
According to a new book, destabilising episodes of violence and an experienced civil society sector are key parts of building consensus for police reform. From openDemocracy.
By Alexander Kupatadze
15 May 2018
A Moscow Apartment House, Possessed by History
Czarist tycoons, revolutionary artists, and Soviet squatters all feature in Russian scholar Dmitry Oparin’s new book.
By Vladimir Kozolov
5 April 2018
1917: The Year Russia Fell Apart
Two new books trace revolutionary Russia from its birth amid the wreckage of the old order to its apocalyptic demise.
By Theodore R. Weeks
15 January 2018
Revisiting Europe’s Muslim Heartland

In their new book, two French scholars provide valuable insights on Balkan history over the past 200 years.

By John K. Cox
19 December 2017
Fading Into Irrelevance

Macro- and micro-history are adeptly intertwined in an absorbing story of a small Central European town.

By Martin Ehl
6 November 2017
Albania Honors Its Most Famous Foreign Scholar

Robert Elsie, an internationally renowned Albanologist from Vancouver, was buried yesterday in an Albanian village after passing away on 2 October.

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19 October 2017
Time of the Poisoners
A thorough account of the killings of Ukrainian nationalists by the KGB brings up parallels between the Russia of the 1950s and today.
By Taras Kuzio
23 May 2017
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