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Gezim Alpion - Mother Teresa - 9780415392464 - V9780415392464
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Mother Teresa

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Description for Mother Teresa Hardcover. Offering an account on Mother Teresa, this work throws light on this remarkable and influential woman, exploring her childhood, her role in Balkan politics and attitude to the Balkan conflicts of the 1980s and 1990s. Num Pages: 304 pages. BIC Classification: BGX; HRCX7. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 22. Weight in Grams: 581.
Mother Teresa was one of the most written about and publicised women in modern times. Apart from Pope John Paul II, she was arguably the most advertised religious celebrity in the last quarter of the twentieth century. During her lifetime as well as posthumously, Mother Teresa continues to generate a huge level of interest and heated debate. Gëzim Alpion explores the significance of Mother Teresa to the mass media, to celebrity culture, to the Church and to various political groups. A section explores the ways different vested interests have sought to appropriate her after her death, and also examines ... Read more

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About Gezim Alpion
Gëzim Alpion is Lecturer in Sociology and Media Studies at the University of Birmingham, UK. He received a PhD from the University of Durham, UK, in 1997. Alpion is a versatile academic, writer, playwright, essayist and journalist. His works include Vouchers (2001), Foreigner Complex (2002), If Only the Dead Could Listen (2006) and Encounters with Civilizations (2007).

Reviews for Mother Teresa
'It is a clever book, providing a great deal of original and new thought on the subject.' - Primrose Peacock, Friends of Albania 'In his unparalleled scholarly book, Alpion has presented a multidimensional portrait of Mother Teresa. And she appears human as she rarely did in any discourse about her.' - Gaston Roberge, The New Leader 'In ... Read more

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