TITLE

The Mountains Where Women Live As Men

PUB. DATE
March 2014
SOURCE
GQ: Gentlemen's Quarterly;Mar2014, Vol. 84 Issue 3, p196
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on burrneshas, women who dressed and lived as men in isolated regions of northern Albania. It relates the family background and life of several burrneshas in the area. Information on the geography and history of Albania, as well as the culture and traditions of Albanians, is presented. The author notes that many southern Albanians have not heard about burrneshas.
ACCESSION #
94746789

 

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