Tag: Mary Edith Durham

Edith DurhamMary Edith Durham, anthropologist traveler who explored the Balkans and the most remote mountains of Albania. Edith Durham was also an artist, writer and ethnographer who traveled the Balkans far and wide for 20 years in the early 900s.

He was born in London in 1863, before 9 children of a wealthy bourgeois family. The father Arthur is a London surgeon, the mother has French and Italian origins.

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Beginning in the nineteenth century, the West knew the Balkans mainly through the writings of Western travelers, diplomats and military experts residing in the region. The Western Media and "the other" Europe - ...

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