Bulgaria

Views on Bulgarian Historiography – Part II

Bulgaria cultivates a special form of amnesia. Recent history is not taught at school and there is no museum treating communist misrule. Unlike many other post-communist states there has been no historical commission to deal with the crimes during World War II and during the Soviet era. There is not …

Bulgaria

Views on Bulgarian Historiography – Part III

During the communist era agrarian leader Stamboliiski (ruled 1919-1923) was never as completely taboo as was Stambolov. There was considerable overlap between his style of rule and that of the communists. The Bulgarian National Agrarian Union was a mass political party backed up by an ideology that attacked urban capitalism, …