Republika Bulgaria
  • Brian Hunter
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


HISTORY. The Bulgarian state was founded in 681, but fell under Turkish rule in 1396. By the Treaty of Berlin (1878), the Principality of Bulgaria and the Autonomous Province of Eastern Rumelia, both under Turkish suzerainty, were constituted. In 1885 Rumelia was reunited with Bulgaria. On 5 Oct. 1908 Bulgaria declared her independence of Turkey.


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Further Reading

  1. Kratka Bŭlgarska Entsiklopediia (Short Bulgarian Encyclopaedia), 5 vols. Sofia, 1963–69Google Scholar
  2. Statistical Reference Book: PR of Bulgaria. Sofia, annual from 1988Google Scholar
  3. Statisticheski Godishnik (Statistical Yearbook). Sofia from 1956Google Scholar
  4. Constitution of thePeople’s Republic of Bulgaria. Sofia, 1971Google Scholar
  5. Modern Bulgaria: History, Politics, Economy, Culture. Sofia, 1981Google Scholar
  6. Normative Acts of the Foreign Economic Relations of the People’s Republic of Bulgaria. Sofia, 1982Google Scholar
  7. Atanasova, T., et al., Bulgarian-English Dictionary. Sofia, 1975Google Scholar
  8. Bell, J. D., The Bulgarian Communist Party from Blagoev to Zhivkov. Stanford, 1985Google Scholar
  9. Crampton, R. J., A Short History of Modern Bulgaria. OUP, 1987.Google Scholar
  10. Crampton, R. J., Bulgaria. [Bibliography] Oxford and Santa Barbara, 1989Google Scholar
  11. Feiwel, G. R., Growth and Reforms in Centrally Planned Economies: the Lessons of the Bulgarian Experience. New York, 1977Google Scholar
  12. Lampe, J. R., The Bulgarian Economy in the Twentieth Century. London, 1986Google Scholar

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