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By R. J. Crampton

Bulgaria is slated to join the eu Union in 2007, but its background is among the least renowned within the remainder of the continent. R. J. Crampton offers the following a normal advent to this state on the cross-roads of Christendom and Islam. The textual content and illustrations hint the wealthy and dramatic tale from pre-history, throughout the days while Bulgaria was once the centre of a robust medieval empire and the 5 centuries of Ottoman rule, to the cultural renaissance of the 19th century and the political upheavals of the 20 th, upheavals which led Bulgaria into 3 wars. This up-to-date version comprises the years from 1995 to 2004, an essential interval during which Bulgaria continued monetary meltdown, set itself heavily at the street to reform, elected its former King as major minister, and at last secured club of NATO and admission to the ecu Union.

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