Bulgaria

Views on Bulgarian Historiography – Part I

In the heat of one of Greece’s recent crises, a Greek minister admonished his people to accept some drastic austerity measures. Or else, he argued, the Greeks would be reduced to the living standards of the Bulgarians. I have no idea of whether this went home with the Greeks, but …

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 …