History of the Balkans. A Regional Overview From a Bulgarian Perspective
|Author: ||Tzvetkov, Plamen|
This is a Bulgarian view on the history of Eastern Europe and the world. It covers the origin of the Bulgars, medieval Bulgaria, the Byzantine Empire, the five-centuries-long Ottoman rule, the rise of Balkan nationalism, and the history of Bulgaria, the Balkans and Eastern Europe from Bulgaria's constitution as a sovereign state in 1879 up to 1992.
"This nationalist view of the Balkan history of Bulgaria will come as a pleasant surprise. . . . This is the most complete history of Bulgaria available in English covering to the fall of communism." - Critical Notice