Recommended Reading on Albania:
'The Albanians: A Modern History', is a thorough history book of the Albanian people, the Albanian language, struggles and collapses of powers; internal, communist isolation and external religions, kings, sultans, World War I, WWII, Yugoslavia...
'The Albanians' also highlights personal triumph of the Albanian people, their courage, their determination, and compassion through troubled pasts. If wanting a complete reference for insight into Albania, this is a wonderful, lengthy piece. (Note: 'The Albanians' is a valuable resource relevant until 2001. It is a great resource complimented with a modern, tourism book.)
Publication Date: June 1, 2001
ISBN-10: 1860645410 Edition: Revised
Recommended Documentaries on Albania:
Besa: The Promise (Trailer)
"An American photographer determined to record the bravery and compassion of Albanians who rescued Jews during the Holocaust. An Albanian Muslim who must fulfill a promise his father made to the Jewish family they sheltered. Their meeting sets in motion an extraordinary and unexpected drama that bridges generations and religions...uniting fathers and sons...Muslims and Jews."