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Author Crampton, R. J.

Title Bulgaria / R.J. Crampton
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007

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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 507 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Oxford history of modern Europe
Oxford history of modern Europe.
Contents Preface -- Acknowledgements -- List of maps -- List of tables -- Abbreviations -- Transliteration scheme -- Prologue -- [pt]. 1. Origins -- 1. Bulgaria and the Bulgarians -- 2. Bulgaria before the Ottoman conquest -- 3. The Bulgarians under Ottoman rule -- [pt]. 2. The Bulgarian national resistance, 1 : Introduction -- 1. The pre-renaissance -- 2. The kŭrdjaliĭstvo -- 3. Population movements -- [pt]. 3. The Bulgarian national resistance, 2 : The cultural revival and the creation of the modern Bulgarian state -- 1. The Tanzimat and the modernization of the Ottoman system -- 2. The education movement -- 3. Language and the press -- 4. The campaign for a Bulgarian Church -- 5. The revolutionary and political movements -- [pt]. 4. The Turnovo Constitution and the reign of Prince Alexander, 1878-1886 -- 1. The Tŭrnovo constitution and political instability, 1879-1881 -- 2. Prince Alexander's attempted authoritarian rule, 1881-1883 -- 3. The restoration of the Tŭrnovo constitution and the rule of the liberals, 1883-1885 -- 4. The national question, and the unification of Bulgaria and Eastern Rumelia, 1878-1885 -- 5. War with Serbia and the deposition of Prince Alexander, 1885-1886 -- 6. The election of Prince Ferdinand
[pt]. 5. Stefan Stambolov, Prince Ferdinand, and the quest for recognition, 1887-1896 -- 1. Stambolov ascendant, 1887-1890 -- 2. The decline and fall of Stambolov, 1890-1894 -- 3. The recognition of Prince Ferdinand, 1894-1896 -- 4. Parties, partizanstvo, and the political system -- [pt]. 6. Prince Ferdinand's personal rule, 1896-1912 -- 1. The Macedonian question, 1894-1898 -- 2. The ORC fiasco, 1894-1899 -- 3. The agrarian crisis and the birth of BANU, 1899-1901 -- 4. Money and Macedonia, 1900-1903 -- 5. The Ilinden rising and the second stambolovist government, 1903-1908 -- 6. The government of Malinov and the declaration of independence, 1907-1911 -- 7. The growth of political radicalism -- [pt]. 7. Bulgaria at war, 1912-1918 -- 1. Constitutional change and the formation of the Balkan league -- 2. The first Balkan war -- 3. The second Balkan war : the first 'national catastrophe' -- 4. From Balkan to European war -- 5. Bulgaria and the first world war : the commitment to the central powers -- 6. Bulgaria in the first world war : the second 'national catastrophe'
[pt]. 8. Between two wars, 1919-1941 -- 1. The treaty of Neuilly-sur-Seine -- 2. The agrarians versus the communists, 1919-1920 -- 3. BANU in power, 1920-1923 -- 4. The tsankovist terror, 1923-1926 -- 5. The government of the Democratic Alliance, 1926-1931 -- 6. The People's Bloc and the great depression, 1931-1934 -- 7. The zvenari government, 19 May 1934-January 1935 -- 8. The personal regime of King Boris, 1935-1941 -- [pt]. 9. Bulgaria and the Second World War, 1941-1944 -- 1. The occupied territories -- 2. Domestic politics during the war -- 3. Bulgaria's military participation in the war -- 4. The regency and the end of the 'symbolic' war -- 5. Internal opposition : the Fatherland Front, and the partisan movement -- 6. Bulgaria's exit from the war -- [pt]. 10. Social and economic factors, 1878-1944 -- 1. Demography -- 2. Stability and change -- 3. The persistence and dominance of the small peasant proprietor -- 4. Standards of living in rural areas -- 5. Agricultural backwardness -- 6. Urban growth -- 7. Industrial development -- 8. The state and industry -- 9. Public health -- 10. The position of women in Bulgarian society
[pt]. 11. The Communist acquisition of power, 1944-1948 -- 1. The first purges, September 1944-May 1945 -- 2. The communists versus the agrarians, May-November 1945 -- 3. The communist offensive, December 1945-October 1946 -- 4. The communists embattled, October 1946-February 1947 -- 5. The peace treaty and the elimination of Perkov, February-September 1947 -- 6. The Communists assume total control September-December 1947 -- [pt]. 12. The Communists in power, 1 : The rule of terror, the reign of Vulko Chervenkov, and the rise of Todor Zhivkov, 1948-1965 -- 1. The transformation of the social and economic order -- 2. The terror and the Stalinist purges -- 3. Vŭlko Chervenkov and the sovietization of Bulgaria, 1949-1953 -- 4. The 'new course' in Bulgaria, 1953-1956 -- 5. The April plenum 1956 -- 6. Zhivkov versus Yugov, 1956-1962 -- [pt]. 13. The Communists in power, II : The rule of Todor Zhivkov, 1965-1989 -- 1. Todor Zhivkov -- 2. Building socialism -- 4. Zhivkov ascendant, 1965-1975 -- 5. Zhivkov's external policies -- 6. The amazing career of Lyudmila Zhivkova -- 7. The decline of communist power : the collapse of the economic strategy -- 8. The decline of communist power : the 'regenerative process' -- 9. The decline of party authority, 1975-1985 -- 10. The collapse of the Zhivkov regime, 1985-1989
[pt]. 14. Post-Communist Bulgaria, 1989-2005 -- 1. Devising a new constitution, December 1989-July 1991 -- 2. Treading water, October 1991-January 1995 -- 3. The BSP government, January 1995-April 1997 -- 4. The Kostov government and movement towards the EU and NATO, April 1997-June 2001 -- 5. Government by 'the king' and entry into NATO and the EU, June 2001-June 2005 -- 6. Postscript : the elections of 2005 -- [pt]. 15. The minority and demographic questions -- 1. The Muslims : Turks and Pomaks, 1878-1989 -- 2. The other minorities, 1878-1944 -- 3. The minorities under communist rule, 1944-1989 -- 4. The minorities since 1989 -- 5. Recent demographic decline -- Epilogue : Bulgaria between East and West -- Appendix : Bulgarian political parties, 1878-1934 -- Bibliographical notes -- General histories -- The Bulgarian national revival -- From the liberation to the end of the first world war -- From the end of the first to the end of the second world war -- Social and economic development from 1878 to 1944 -- The years of communist domination, 1944-1989 -- Bulgaria since 1989 -- Minorities and ethnic questions -- Index
Summary The evolution of Bulgaria is a fascinating journey from a backward and troubled Balkan state to a modern European nation. Richard Crampton's unique study traces the development of the Bulgarian people and their state, from the beginning of a national revival in the middle of the nineteenth century to imminent entry into the European Union. This ground-breaking book from the leading expert on Bulgaria examines its problematic position between east and west, and questions how much. becoming part of the EU will solve its dilemmas. - ;Tracing the evolution of the Bulgarian state and its people, fr
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject HISTORY -- General.
SUBJECT Bulgaria -- History -- 19th century
Bulgaria -- History -- 20th century
Subject Bulgaria
Bulgarien
Bulgarije.
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History
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ISBN 9780191513312
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