Volume 1, Issue 2, November 2013, Page: 5-24
National identity: who Are the Albanians? the Illyrian Anthroponymy and the Ethnogenesis of the Albanians
Vladislav B. Sotirović, Mykolas Romeris University, Institute of Political Sciences, Vilnius, Lithuania
Received: Sep. 2, 2013;       Published: Sep. 30, 2013
DOI: 10.11648/j.history.20130102.11      View  3388      Downloads  1001
Abstract
Research problem: The Albanian ethnogenesis and national identity framed by the “Illyrian” theory of Albanian ethnical and cultural origin and the main possible political consequences of the implementation of the “Illyrian” theory of Albanian ethnogenesis, accepted firstly by the national awakening movement of the Albanians (1878–1913) called “Rilindja”, i.e., the renaissance. Methodology: Analysis and comparison of different historical sources, scientific literature and ideologically-propaganda works by distinct and opposite authors of different ethnical and educational backgrounds.
Keywords
Albanians, Balkans, National Identity, Nationalism, Ethnogenesis, Illyrians
To cite this article
Vladislav B. Sotirović, National identity: who Are the Albanians? the Illyrian Anthroponymy and the Ethnogenesis of the Albanians, History Research. Vol. 1, No. 2, 2013, pp. 5-24. doi: 10.11648/j.history.20130102.11
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