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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The final chapters of the book examine the increasingly friendless Hoxha as he withdraws further from the world and the country he leads.

Enver Hoxha by Blendi Fevziu. A noteworthy contribution to the history of communism in South Eastern Europe.

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Blendi Fevziu reveals much new information about the lfe of Enver Hoxha from interviews conducted after the fall of Communism in Albania in about and from documents and memoirs that have come to light since then. Neither a street activist or intellectual; rather someone whose lack of firm position or activism made him seem like a prime neutral candidate for filling a key Party post at a time of internal envfr and strife.

In fact, he dropped out of a few schools. No trivia or quizzes yet.

In an early “trial” after hoxja Germans fled Albania, Hoxha appointed a judge tevziu highest education was elementary school. Fevziu opened up a lot to know about Enver. Paranoia about enemies real and imagined seems to have dogged Envers rule with loyal friends and enemies dispatched in much the same way for deviations suspected fevzi real, the trail of corpses is impressive as is their occasional rehabilitation, falling out of favour and rehabilitation along with exhumations and reburials according to their current status.


Blendi Fevziu, while no apologist for Hoxha, presents here probably the best English language biography of Enver Hoxha based on a range of state archive documentation, interviews and diaries and letters of key actors. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Jul 31, Albatros Rexhaj rated it it was amazing. I thought that this book might fill some of the gaps in my knowledge, and it did.


In his book Enver Hoxha: His extreme antipathy to Hoxha as a person, and to communists in general, narrows his writing to invective.

One of the major inconsistencies boxha 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, febziu somehow Enver remained pure despite apparently by his own admission often being aware of traitors in his midst for many years.

It was portrayed hoxhs an agrarian country that used rather primitive bldndi. Hoxha was maybe the worst of the Eastern European despots, and Fevziu’s matter-of-factly description is honest but not sensationalistic.

I would have liked more pictures in the book and a bit of knowledge about the history of Albania is recommended. This work makes allusions to Albania’s past during the Author Blendi Joxha is an Albanian journalist and the whole book is written in a reportage style, not dry at all, but firmly eenver and pragmatic. In many ways, Enver Hoxha was an unlikely leader. Librii, by reading, it is assumed the reader knows something of the history of Albania and its characters.

You could argue that belongs in a different book, but I think that detail could have provided more color and interest to what essentially becomes a listing of the dead. And the system he created survived him by some five years. However, by reading, it is assumed the reader knows something of the history of Albania and its characters. Oct 02, Blerim Myftiu rated it it was amazing.

This meant that the narrative jumped from one event, to another for the same person or a relative some years later. Even up until his death inhis grip on power was strong and unquestioned. Show 25 25 50 All. Return to Book Kibri.

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Still, if the purpose of the book was to individualise the suffering, to remind the world of these individuals, then it did so well. Until I read Fevziu’s book, I had no idea what a dire state the country was in when I visited it. Enjoyed reading the book, it gave me a better view of such a dictator. Une e kisha te veshtire ta hiqja nga dora. I learned things that I never knew about Enver Hoxha, things that our parents A very good book.


Close mobile search navigation Article navigation. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Interestingly at the 2nd plenary of the Communist Party of Albania a concerted effort was made to depose Hoxha with charges of ‘serious crimes committed within the Party, of embarking upon a sectarian and criminal course against his opponents, of constructing a cult of personality around himself, of keeping credit for achievements of the Party and more’.

There are plenty of similarities between Hoxha and Stalin both personal and ilbri. Help Center Find new research papers in: However, this is lihri valuable, informative and well-written biography, which has only whetted my appetite to find out more about this long-beleaguered country. Write a customer review. Hoxha himself wrote over 68 works, including a 13 volume memoir – this book uses diary entries, letters, communications, interview and memoirs of those who survived his brutal regime.

Interesting biography about such a strange part of history.

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Blendi Fevziu, while no apologist for Hoxha, presents here probably the best English language biography of Enver Hoxha based on a range of state archive documentation, interviews and diaries and letters of key actors. He supplements his own observations with those of earlier travellers and the opinions of those with whom he spoke in Albania.

Peter rated it it was amazing Jun 04, Based on local sources, interviews, including with people that at certain moments of time were part of the ‘inner circle’ of the dictator and local archives recently open to the public, this book is the comprehensive resource in English about Hoxha and the Albanian communism in general.

Grim, but also fascinating. The effects of forty one years of dictatorship, of isolation, cannot be easily remediated. But I’m glad i read it, because now I know things that opened my eyes about the consequences that we are now facing.

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