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Culture and history of the Bulgarian people, their Bulgarian and American parallels

Culture and history of the Bulgarian people, their Bulgarian and American parallels

papers presented at a symposium, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, April 1981

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Published by Tamburitza Press [for] DUTIFA, Duquesne University Tamburitzans Institute of Folk Arts in Pittsburgh, Pa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Bulgaria,
  • Foreign countries
    • Subjects:
    • Bulgarian Americans -- Folklore -- Congresses.,
    • Bulgarian Americans -- Social life and customs -- Congresses.,
    • Bulgarians -- Foreign countries -- Congresses.,
    • Bulgaria -- Civilization -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies.

      Statementedited by Walter W. Kolar.
      ContributionsKolar, Walter W., 1922-, Duquesne University. Tamburitzans Institute of Folk Arts.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDR63 .C79 1982
      The Physical Object
      Pagination239 p. :
      Number of Pages239
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3787784M
      ISBN 100936922044
      LC Control Number81052794

        This is the sort of book I expect very people to read for fun, but is precisely the sort of book I read for fun. Although I am by no means an expert on the history of Bulgaria [1], its history is a subject of interest to me and it is a place I would like to travel eventually/5. Bulgaria - Historical Setting. THE HISTORY OF THE LAND now known as Bulgaria has been determined by its location between Asia and Europe, by its proximity to powerful states competing for land and influence at the junction of trade routes and strategic military positions, and by the strong national territorial drive of various Bulgarian states.

        The title and the initial words in the book claim to present the culture of Bulgaria, not the culture of the Bulgarian minorities. If the book was not making such claims, there would be nothing wrong with the content or the pictures, and especially the picture on the cover/5. Culture and history of the Bulgarian people, their Bulgarian and American parallels: papers presented at a symposium, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, April by Walter W Kolar (Book).

      Bulgarian history from Thracian times until present. Thracians lived in Bulgaria from BC. After the Thracians, the Romans ruled Bulgaria, followed by Slavs and Bulgars. Then years of Ottoman oppression, the Balkan wars, and World War 1 and 2. Bulgaria was a Communist country from to Now Bulgaria is a democracy.   Our Bulgarian students had a certain sturdiness, an out-of-doors quality, a sanity which marked them from the fanciful, sentimental, and weaker-nerved girls of some other nationalities. 5; The Bulgarians have shown themselves eager for education and for civilization, and their women acquire culture with the ease of the traditional American woman.


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Culture and History of the Bulgarian People: Their Bulgarian and American Parallels. Ed by Walter W. Kolar. Based on a Symposium Held at Duquesne Univ Paperback – Author: Kolar.

Culture and history of the Bulgarian people, their Bulgarian and American parallels: papers presented at a symposium, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, April Author: Walter W Kolar ; Duquesne University.

This book is part of a series on the cultures of the world. It is like reading an extended encyclopedia entry on the country portrayed.

This book glosses over geography, history, government, economy, and social issues. The history section is weak and unimpressive/5(15). Culture and History of the Bulgarian People, Their Bulgarian and American Parallels Walter W. Kolar — Bulgaria Papers Presented at a Symposium, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, April Author: Walter W.

Kolar. A CONDENSED HISTORY OF BULGARIA At the crossroads of Europe and the Orient, Bulgaria has come under the influence of many neighboring cultures, from Greek and Roman to Byzantine and Their Bulgarian and American parallels book.

Pa rt of the Ottoman Empire for nearly years, Bulgaria gained independe nce inbut became a Communist republic in Today, Bulgaria is a fullyFile Size: KB.

Now, Bulgaria is quite a bit bigger than Belgium and, of course, the eight days I had weren’t nearly enough to see it all, but I did see a lot. We drove from the capital Sofia to Veliko Tarnovo (where the Bulgarian independence was declared in ), Bozhentsi, Nessebar, and Plovdiv.

The history of Bulgaria can be traced from the first settlements on the lands of modern Bulgaria to its formation as a nation-state and includes the history of the Bulgarian people and their origin.

The earliest evidence of hominid occupation discovered on what is today Bulgaria date from at least million years ago. Around BC, a sophisticated civilization already existed and produced. Nation-states often deprive ethnic groups of their culture, frequently by preventing them from making full use of their native language.

For example, for a period of time under the socialist regime in Bulgaria the Qur'an was translated into Bulgarian and made available only in Bulgarian, and periodicals of the Turkish minority were permitted.

What prompted me to ask this is all the Bulgarian comments under a Tatar / Volga Bulgar song. A large part of the comments are Bulgarian and they either talk about "fraternity" with the volga Bulgars or curse under Turkish comments and or write insults about Turks (while simultaneously claiming the song / culture as their own).

Bulgaria - Bulgaria - People: Ethnically, the population is fairly homogeneous, with Bulgarians making up more than four-fifths of the total. Slavic tribes who settled in the eastern part of the Balkan Peninsula in the 6th century bce assimilated to a large extent the local Thracian culture, which had roots in the 4th century bce, and formed a basic ethnic group.

A number of ancient civilizations, including the Thracians, Ancient Greeks, Scythians, Celts, Ancient Romans, Goths (Ostrogoths and Visigoths), Slavs (East and West Slavs), Varangians and the Bulgars have left their mark on the culture, history and heritage of to this great variety of influences, Bulgaria has adopted many unusual traditions, including nodding to mean "no" and.

This book is very good at giving a history of Bulgaria that is useful to the Bulgarian visitor. I travel to Bulgaria each year, and wish that I had been able to read this book before now. Much of what is happening in Bulgaria now is so much easier to understand with the knowledge that "A Concise History of Bulgaria" by:   The Proto-Bulgarians as inhabitants of the lands north of the Caucasus are mentioned by the Armenian writer Moses his History of Armenia, written in the 80's of the 5-th century AD, he speaks about two migrations of Proto-Bulgarians from Caucasus to Armenia.

The first of them is mentioned in connection with the campaign of the Armenian ruler Vaharshak to the lands, 'named. Identification. The names "Bulgar", and "Bulgarian" most likely derive from a Turkic verb meaning "to mix." Ethnic Bulgarians trace their ancestry to the merging of Bulgars (or Proto-Bulgarians), a central Asian Turkic people, and Slavs, a central European people, beginning in the seventh century C.E.

in what is now northeastern Bulgaria. American scientists and inventors of Bulgarian descent include John Atanasoff, Peter Petroff, and Assen Jordanoff.

Bulgarian-American Stephane Groueff wrote the celebrated book "Manhattan Project", about the making of the first atomic bomb and also penned "Crown of Thorns", a biography of Tsar Boris III of : 30,–70, ().

A Concise History of Bulgaria Bulgaria is slated to become a member of the European Union British couples with their children queuing not to go on holiday but and American culture and business. This being so it is reasonable to assume that there is a growing need in the west for a concise history of a country which for the last.

Stoyan Christowe (also known as Stojan Hristoff) was an American author, journalist and noted Vermont political figure. Born in then Konomladi (then a part of the Ottoman Empire), he is best remembered as the author of six books written about the Balkans and as a Vermont legislator committed to promoting social justice and was awarded an honorary doctorate from the ion: Valparaiso University.

Mark Stefanovich is an American professor as the American University in Bulgaria. He has lived in southeastern europe before when studying in Yugoslavia, so he is use to the south eastern European lifestyle.I asked him a few questions about the differences he can distinguish between the American culture and Bulgarian culture.

Since, this wasn’t his first time living in a European country. Bulgaria - Bulgaria - History: Evidence of human habitation in the area of Bulgaria dates from sometime within the Middle Paleolithic Period (Old Stone Age;to 40, bce).

Agricultural communities, though, appeared in the Neolithic Period (New Stone Age), and in the Bronze Age the lands were inhabited by Thracian tribes.

The Thracians were eventually expelled or absorbed by Greek. Boyan Choukanov catered to a primarily Bulgarian American audience as editor of the American Bulgarian Review and as host of the weekly cable television show "Balkan Echo" in New York City. Stephane Groueff, a New York-based reporter, published Manhattan Project, a book about the history of the development of the atomic bomb.

Bulgaria — History and Culture Save Bulgaria is an atmospheric country with a long and sometimes difficult history that has produced a modern, vibrant civilization that retains its most charming elements of the past, including ancient rituals and folklore.Bulgarian Americans are Americans of Bulgarian descent.

For the United States Census, 55, Americans indicated Bulgarian as their first ancestry, wh persons declared to have Bulgarian ancestry. Those can include Bulgarian Americans living in the United States for one or several generations, dual Bulgarian American citizens, or any other Bulgarian Americans who consider.Comment: Research book, representing the point of view of Bulgarians on the history of the Balkan countries and their relations during the centuries.

Interest: East European studies, Balkan Studies, History of Bulgaria, Greece, Romania, Yugoslavia, Turkey. Title: The pen and the sword: studies in Bulgarian History.