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Albanian law and nation-building in northern Albania and Kosovo

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My thesis explores the roles in Albanian nation-building of the Kanun of Lekë Dukagjin, an early-twentieth century codification of northern-Albanian customary practices, and the Pajtimi i Gjaqeve, a late-twentieth century movement to conciliate blood feuds in Kosovo. To understand them, we need to know: what both were, in their own terms; their significance; and how they relate to other aspects of nation-building, and comparative examples. I draw on participant-observatio...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Law
Sub department:
Socio-Legal Studies Centre
Oxford college:
St Cross College
Role:
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Division:
SSD
Department:
Law
Sub department:
Socio-Legal Studies Centre
Role:
Author

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Publication date:
2014
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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