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Author NATO Advanced Research Workshop "Strengthening and Promoting Religious Co-existence and Tolerance for a More Secure Civil Society in the Balkans and beyond (2006 : Tirana, Albania)

Title Strengthening religious tolerance for a secure civil society in Albania and the Southern Balkans / edited by James Pettifer and Mentor Nazarko
Published Amsterdam ; Washington, DC : IOS Press, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 139 pages)
Series NATO science for peace and security series. E. Human and societal dynamics, 1874-6276 ; v. 27
NATO science for peace and security series. E, Human and societal dynamics. 1874-6276 ; v. 27
Contents Title page; Preface; Introduction; Message from Senator Giulio Andreotti, 70th, 61st and 58th Prime Minister of Italy; Contributors to the Workshop; Contents; Opening Remark; Welcoming Speech; Part One. General Considerations on Albanian Religion and Its History; Albanian Religion Through Judicial Documents; Religious Divergences in Albania and Balkan Security; "Clash of Civilization'' -- A Paradox or a Reality!? -- The Positive Albanian Model; The Development of Religion in Post-Communist Albania; Religious Cohabitation in Albania: Constructing a Model or Constructing Reality
Summary It has long been a common place of Balkan Studies and historical writing about the Balkans to state that religion is often a major factor in conflicts. This publication illuminates the background to this complex religious culture in Albania and also touches upon subjects of importance in relevant neighboring nations (Greece and Montenegro)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Civil society -- Albania -- Congresses.
Religious tolerance -- Albania -- Congresses.
Albania -- Ethnic relations -- Congresses.
Albania -- Religion -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Nazarko, Mentor.
Pettifer, James.
LC no. 2007932806
ISBN 158603779X (hardcover)
9781586037796 (hardcover)