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Albanians in Michigan

By: Frances Trix

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Michigan State University Press: c2001

Seller ID: 135848

ISBN: 0870135848

Condition: 58 pages, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, Notes, illustrations, bibliography, paperback, Michigan State University Press

The recent influx of Albanian migrants into Michigan is a result of both the nationalist upheavals in the Balkan region as well as the breadth of opportunities that Michigan affords. The diversity of Michigan's people is reflected in the Albanian community itself, as Christians and Muslims strive to maintain religious, ethnic, and linguistic identities in their new communities. Frances Trix explores the ways in which Michigan's Albanian community has forged an unusual cohesiveness and unity, and thus has remained more traditional in its orientation than have large, immigrant Albanian communiti... View more info