Nopcsa, Ferencz, báró, 1877-1933.

Traveler, Scholar, Political Adventurer : A Transylvanian Baron at the birth of Albanian Independence. The Memoirs of Franz Nopcsa / edited and translated from the German by Robert Elsie. - xiii, 227pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm

"A (partial) English translation of the German-language manuscript Reisen in den Balkan : die Lebenserinnerungen des Franz Baron Nopcsa (Travels in the Balkans : the memoirs of Baron Franz Nopcsa) which was edited by Robert Elsie and published in book form in Peja (Kosovo) in 2001; the present English-language translation of the memoirs ... was carried out in the years 2011-2012; it comprises the core sections of the German original, though it excludes the material on his early years, his military career in the First World War, and the ... episode of his life when he gave up his social position and lived as a Romanian shepherd in the Carpathian mountains"--Introduction.

Includes bibliographical references (205-216) and index.

Initial travels (1903-1904) -- Research in Albania (1905-1910) -- Between the annexation and the Balkan War (1910-1912) -- From the Balkan War to the World War (1912-1914) -- Index of names and places.

9786155225802 (alkaline paper)


Nopcsa, Ferencz, báró, 1877-1933 --Travel--Balkan Peninsula.
Nopcsa, Ferencz, báró, 1877-1933 --Travel--Albania.

World War, 1914-1918--Balkan Peninsula.

Balkan Peninsula--Description and travel.
Albania--Description and travel.
Balkan Peninsula--History--20th century.
Balkan Peninsula--History--War of 1912-1913.

DR15 / .N67213 2013


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