Historical Dictionary of Bulgaria

Historical Dictionary of Bulgaria

by Raymond Detrez

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Overview

Bulgaria is a country of extraordinary beauty, with high, wild mountains and gentle valleys, and with picturesque cities and idyllic villages. It’s bordered by Romania, Serbia Macedonia, Greece, Turkey, and the Black Sea. After many years of communist rule, Bulgaria adopted a democratic constitution and began the process of moving toward political democracy and a market economy while combating inflation, unemployment, corruption, and crime. The country joined NATO in 2004 and the EU in 2007.

This third edition of Historical Dictionary of Bulgaria covers its history through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 700 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, politics, economy, foreign relations, religion, and culture. This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about Bulgaria.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781442241800
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 12/18/2014
Series: Historical Dictionaries of Europe
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 760
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Raymond Detrez is the founder and director of the Centre for Southeast European Studies at the University of Ghent. He is a member of the Belgian Centre for Slavic Studies and the Belgian Society for Byzantine Studies. His interdisciplinary research is related mainly to Balkan history from the eighteenth through the twentieth centuries and focuses on aspects of pre-national and national group identities.

Table of Contents

Editor’s Foreword Jon Woronoff
Preface
Reader’s Note
Acronyms and Abbreviations
Maps
Chronology
Introduction
THE DICTIONARY
Appendixes
A. Rulers of Bulgaria
B. Bulgarian Prime Ministers and Their Terms of Office
C. Bulgarian Political Parties and Organizations
D. Bulgarian Cabinets November 1989 to Present
Bibliography
About the Author

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