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Selected Bibliography of English-language Print Resources for Bulgaria

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The Research Guide contains selected bibliographies of English-language print resources for Slavic and East European regions. The bibliographies are not meant to be comprehensive, but rather as starting points for researchers. The resources listed are available in the Yale University Libraries. For availability of the listed titles as well as vernacular resources, check the library catalog Orbis. Click on a country above to see its research guide.

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The apostle of freedom: a portrait of Vasil Levsky against a background of nineteenth century Bulgaria / Mercia MacDermott. London, G. Allen and Unwin, 1967. 407 p.
Location: LSF- click "Place Requests" for delivery to any Yale library, DR83.2 L4 M33 (LC)

Art and society of Bulgaria in the Turkish period : a sketch of the economic, juridical and artistic preconditions of Bulgarian post-Byzantine art and its place in the development of the art of the Christian Balkans, 1360/70-1700 : a new interpretation / Machiel Kiel. Assen. Maastricht, Netherlands : Van Gorcum, 1985. 400 p.
Location: LSF- click "Place Requests" for delivery to any Yale library, DR82 K54 (LC)
Location: MUDD Library, Art/Architecture Collection, 3rd Floor, DR82 K54 (LC)

The Balkan Range : a Bulgarian reader / edited by John Robert Colombo and Nikola Roussanoff. Toronto : Hounslow Press, 1976. 343 p.
Location: LSF- click "Place Requests" for delivery to any Yale library, PG1145 E1 B3 (LC)

Beyond Hitler's grasp : the heroic rescue of Bulgaria's Jews / Michael Bar-Zohar.  Holbrook, Mass. : Adams Media Corporation, 1998. 298 p.
Location: SML, Judaica Collection, DS135 B8 B38X 1998 (LC)

Bible societies, American missionaries, and the national revival of Bulgaria / [by] James F. Clarke. New York : Arno Press, 1971. 358 p.
Location: LSF- click "Place Requests" for delivery to any Yale library, DR83 C57 1971 (LC)

Building up a National identity : the case of Bulgaria / Rumen Daskalov. Florence : European Univ. Inst., 1994. 31 p.
Location: SML, D1058 E76 94/11 (LC)

Bulgaria 1878-1918 : a history / Richard J. Crampton. Boulder, Colo. : East European Monographs ; New York : Distributed by Columbia University Press, 1983. 580 p.
Location: LSF- click "Place Requests" for delivery to any Yale library, DR86 C72 1983 (LC)

Bulgaria, 1879-1946 : the challenge of choice / by Tatiana Kostadinova. Boulder : East European Monographs ; New York : Distributed by Columbia University Press, 1995. 122 p.
Location: SML, JN9609 A5 K67X 1995 (LC)

Bulgaria / R.J. Crampton. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007. 507 p.
Location: SML, DR83 .C73X 2007 (LC)

Bulgaria, a country study / Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Glenn E. Curtis. 2nd ed. Washington, D.C. : FRD : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., 1993. 328 p.
Location: Bass Library, DR55 B724X 1993 (LC)
Location: SML, Starr Main Reference Room (Non-Circulating), DR90 K4 1993 (LC)

Bulgaria : crisis and transition to a market economy / Washington, D.C. : World Bank, 1991. 2 volumes.
Location: Social Science Library, Economic Growth Center Collection, 6R HC403 B84 1991

Bulgaria during the Second World War / Marshall Lee Miller. Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 1975. 290 p.
Location: Bass Library, Temporarily Shelved at Bass Library, Bindery, Inquire at Bass,  DR89 M475 (LC)

Bulgaria- facing cultural diversity / edited by Goedele de Keersmaeker and Plamen Makariev ; [translation, Katerina Popova]. Sofia : IPIS : Access, 1999. 220 p.
Location: SML, DR64 B78 1999 (LC)

Bulgaria in antiquity : an archaeological introduction / R. F. Hoddinott. New York : St. Martin's Press, 1975. 368 p.
Location: LSF- click "Place Requests" for delivery to any Yale library, DR62 H6 1975 (LC)

Bulgaria in transition : politics, economics, society, and culture after communism / edited by John D. Bell. Boulder, CO : Westview Press, 1998. 345 p.
Location: SML, DR93.42 B86 1998 (LC)

Bulgaria : social and cultural landscapes / edited by Christian Giordano, Dobrinka Kostova and Evelyne Lohmann-Minka II. Fribourg : University Press, 2000. 252 p.
Location: SML, DR93.42 B844 2000 (LC)

Bulgaria : the uneven transition / Vesselin Dimitrov. London ; New York : Routledge, 2001. 127 p.
Location: SML, DR93.42 D565 2001 (LC)

Bulgaria's road to the First World War / by Richard C. Hall. Boulder : East European Monographs ; New York : distributed by Columbia University Press, 1996. 374 p.
Location: SML, Stacks, LC Classification Call Number: D563 A2 H35X 1996

The Bulgarian cinema / Ronald Holloway. Rutherford, N.J. : Fairleigh Dickinson University Press ; London : Associated Presses, 1986. 216 p.
Location: Bass Library, PN1993.5 B8 H65 1986+ Oversize (LC)

Bulgarian communism; the road to power, 1934-1944 / Nissan Oren. New York, Columbia University Press, 1971. 293 p.
Location: LSF- click "Place Requests" for delivery to any Yale library, HX362 O73 (LC)
Location: SOCIAL SCIENCE Library (SSL), Temporarily Shelved at MUDD, Social Science Collection, HX362 O73 (LC)

The Bulgarian Communist Party from Blagoev to Zhivkov / John D. Bell. Stanford, Calif. : Hoover Institution Press, 1986. 202 p.
Location: SML, JN9609 A8 K61482 1986 (LC)

Bulgarian folklore / by Assen Nicoloff. Cleveland, Ohio : A. Nicoloff, 1983. 340 p.
Location: LSF- click "Place Requests" for delivery to any Yale library, GR253 N487 1983 (LC)

Bulgarian folktales / edited and translated by Assen Nicoloff. Cleveland : Nicoloff, 1979. 296 p.
Location: LSF- click "Place Requests" for delivery to any Yale library, GR253 B83 (LC)

Bulgarian monasteries : monuments of history, culture, and art / by Georgi Chavrukov ; photos, Konstantin Tanchev ; reviewer, Vassil Pandourski ; artist, Vladislav Paskalev. 2d rev. ed. Sofia : Septemvri, 1978. 379 p.
Location: LSF- click "Place Requests" for delivery to any Yale library, NA5881 C4313 1978 (LC)+ Oversize

Bulgarian mythology / Ivanichka Georgieva. Sofia : Svyat Publishers, 1985. 210 p.
Location: SML, BL940 B9 G4613 1985 (LC)+ Oversize

The Bulgarian political culture / Plamen K. Georgiev. Göttingen : V&R Unipress, 2007. 196 p.
Location: LSF- click "Place Requests" for delivery to any Yale library, JN9609.A15 G46 2007 (LC)

The Bulgarians : from pagan times to the Ottoman conquest / [by] David Marshall Lang. [London] : Thames and Hudson, 1976. 208 p.
Location: SML, DR74 L36 (LC)

The Bulgarians in the seventeenth century : Slavic Orthodox society and culture under Ottoman rule / by Dennis P. Hupchick. Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, 1993. 314 p.
Location: SML, DR82.15 H86X 1993 (LC)

Byzantium and Bulgaria : a comparative study across the early medieval frontier / Robert Browning. Berkeley : University of California Press, [1975]. 232 p.
Location: SML, DF552 B75 1975 (LC)

Cold war in the Balkans : American foreign policy and the emergence of Communist Bulgaria, 1943-1947 / Michael M. Boll. Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, 1984. 250 p.
Location: SML, E183.8 B8 B65 1984 (LC)

The Communist Party of Bulgaria; origins and development, 1883-1936 / Joseph Rothschild. New York, Columbia University Press, 1959. 354 p.
Location: LSF- click "Place Requests" for delivery to any Yale library, JN9609 A8 B8 R67 (LC)

Communities and identities in Bulgaria / edited by Anna Krasteva. Ravenna : Longo, 1998. 356 p.
Location: SML, DR64 C66X 1998 (LC)
This title is also available as an Online book
Access is available to the Yale community.
Location: Yale Internet Resource, Online resource

Contemporary Bulgarian literature / Sofia : Committee for Friendship and Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries, 1959. 89 leaves.
Location: SML, PG1145.E8 C66 1959+ Oversize (LC)

A course in modern Bulgarian / Milka Hubenova, Ana Dzhumadanova, Milka Marinova. Columbus, Ohio : Slavica Publishers, 1983. 2 v.
Location: SML, Stacks, PG835 H87 1983 (LC)
Library has: pt.1-pt.2

The diary of Georgi Dimitrov, 1933-1949 / introduced and edited by Ivo Banac ; German part translated by Jane T. Hedges, Russian by Timothy D. Sergay, and Bulgarian by Irina Faion. New Haven [Conn.] ; London : Yale University Press, 2003. 495 p.
Location: SML, Manuscripts and Archives (Non-Circulating) Call Number: Yns72 2003 D55
Location: SML, DR88.D5 A3X 2003 (LC)
Also available online, Access is available to the Yale Community.
Location: Yale Internet Resource, Online Resource

Diplomacy of the letter and the cross : Photios, Bulgaria and the Papacy, 860s-880s / Liliana Simeonova. Amsterdam : A.M. Hakkert, 1998. 434 p.
Location: SML, BX395 P5 S56 1998 (LC)

Documents and materials on the history of the Bulgarian people / [compiled by M. Voynov et al.; editors-in chief D. Kosev and H. Hristov]. Sofia : Pub. House of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 1969. 526 p.
Location: LSF- click "Place Requests" for delivery to any Yale library, DR52 B8513 (LC)

Domesticating revolution : from socialist reform to ambivalent transition in a Bulgarian village / Gerald W. Creed. University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, 1998. 304 p.
Location: SML, HD2043 C74X 1998 (LC)

The forest traveler : Georgi Stoikov Rakovski and Bulgarian nationalism / Mari A. Firkatian. New York : P. Lang, 1996. 194 p.
Location: SML, DR83.2 R3 F57X 1996 (LC)

The formation of a nationalist Bulgarian intelligentsia, 1835-1878 / Thomas A. Meininger. New York : Garland Pub., 1987. 524 p.
Location: LSF- click "Place Requests" for delivery to any Yale library, DR83 M43 1987 (LC)

Foxy Ferdinand, 1861-1948, Tsar of Bulgaria / Stephen Constant. London : Sidgwick and Jackson, 1979. 352 p.
Location: LSF- click "Place Requests" for delivery to any Yale library, DR87 C66 1979 (LC)

The fragility of goodness : why Bulgaria's Jews survived the Holocaust : a collection of texts / with commentary by Tzvetan Todorov ; translated by Arthur Denner. Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 2001. 197 p.
Location: SML, DS135 B8 F73X13 2001 (LC)

From paganism to Christianity : formation of medieval Bulgarian art (681-972) / Oksana Minaeva. Frankfurt am Main ; New York : P. Lang, 1996. 270 p.
Location: LSF- click "Place Requests" for delivery to any Yale library, N7183 M56X 1996 (LC)

The genesis of the modern Bulgarian literary language / Roger Gyllin. Uppsala : Uppsala University ; Stockholm, Sweden : Distributor, Almqvist & Wiksell International, 1991. 122 p.
Location: SML, PG825 G9X 1991 (LC)

Historical dictionary of Bulgaria / Raymond Detrez. 2nd ed. Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, Inc., 2006. 637 p.
Location: SML, Starr Main Reference Room (Non-Circulating), DR65 .D48X 2006 (LC)

A history of Bulgarian literature 865-1944 / By Charles A. Moser. The Hague, Mouton, 1972. 282 p.
Location: LSF- click "Place Requests" for delivery to any Yale library, PG1001 M67 (LC)

The history of modern Bulgarian literature / by Clarence A. Manning and Roman Smal-Stocki. New York : Bookman Associates, [1960]. 198 p.
Location: SML, Yale Classification Call Number: Hsc26 M31

A history of the first Bulgarian empire / by Steven Runciman. London, G. Bell & Sons ltd., 1930. 337 p.
Location LSF- click "Place Requests" for delivery to any Yale library, Lx 28
Location: SML, Yale Classification Call Number: Bx48 20

In the land of Orpheus : rural livelihoods and nature conservation in postsocialist Bulgaria / Barbara A. Cellarius. Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, 2004. 331 p.
Location: LSF- click "Place Requests" for delivery to any Yale library, GF642.B82 R463X 2004 (LC)

Introduction to modern Bulgarian literature; an anthology of short stories / edited by Nikolai Kirilov and Frank Kirk. New York, Twayne Publishers, [1969]. 480 p.
Location: LSF- click "Place Requests" for delivery to any Yale library, PG1145 E8 K57 (LC)

Learning Bulgarian / Peter Pashov, Christo Purvev, Vassilka Radeva. Sofia : St. Kliment Ohridski university press, 1995. 423 p.
Location: SML, PG839.5 E5 P37X 1995 (LC)

Literacy and reading in nineteenth century Bulgaria / by Krassimira Daskalova.  Seattle, WA : Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, Univ. of Washington, 1997. 67 p.
Location: SML, LC156 B9 D377 1997 (LC)

The making of a nation in the Balkans : historiography of the Bulgarian revival / by Roumen Daskalov. Budapest ; New York : Central European University Press, 2004. 286 p.
Location: SML, DR83 .D37 2004 (LC)
Also available as on online book to the Yale community
Location: Yale Internet Resource, Online Resource

Medieval Bulgaria, Byzantine Empire, Black Sea, Venice, Genoa / Vassil Gjuzelev. Villach : Verlag Baier, 1988. 373 p.
Location: SML, DR74 G57 1988 (LC)

Medieval Bulgarian culture / [Translated by Marguerite Alexieva, Nevena Geliazkova, Lyudmila Dimitrova]. Sofia, Foreign Languages Press, 1964. 139 p.
Location: SML, J695 T6 +964Mg (Yale classification)

Monumenta Bulgarica : a bilingual anthology of Bulgarian texts from the 9th to the 19th century / [compiled by] Thomas Butler. Ann Arbor : Michigan Slavic Publications, 1996. 627 p.
Location: SML, Slavic & East European Reading, Room 406 (Non-Circ), PG1020 M66 1996 (LC)

The Orient within : Muslim minorities and the negotiation of nationhood in modern Bulgaria / Mary Neuburger. Ithaca ; London : Cornell University Press, 2004. 223 p.
Location: SML, DR64.2.M8 N48X 2004 (LC)

Origins of Bulgars / İbrahim Kafesoğlu. 1st English ed. Ankara : Institute for the Study of Turkish Culture, 1986. 56 p.
Location: SML, 2 copies: DR46.4 K3313 1986 (LC)

The other Europe in the Middle Ages : Avars, Bulgars, Khazars, and Cumans / edited by Florin Curta with the assistance of Roman Kovalev. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008. 492 p.
Location: SML, DJK46 .O87X 2008 (LC)

The Peach thief, and other Bulgarian stories / [by] Emilian Stanev [and others] translated by Radost Pridham and Jean MORRIS. London, Cassell, 1968. 170 p.
Location: SML, Yale Classification Call Number: Hsc48 P313

Peasants in power : Alexander Stamboliski and the Bulgarian Agrarian National Union, 1899-1923 / John D. Bell. Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 1977. 271 p.
Location: Bass Library, HD815 S74 B44 (LC)

The pen and the sword : studies in Bulgarian history / by James F. Clarke ; edited by Dennis P. Hupchick. Boulder : East European Monographs ; New York : Distributed by Columbia University Press, 1988. 537 p.
Location: LSF- click "Place Requests" for delivery to any Yale library, DR83 C575 1988 (LC)

Performing democracy : Bulgarian music and musicians in transition / Donna A. Buchanan. Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2006. 519 p. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.). Accompanying CD-ROM shelved at Circulation Desk as CDRM 117.
Location: MUSIC LIBRARY, ML3918 F666 B9 (book)
Location: MUSIC LIBRARY, Circulation Desk Call Number: CDRM 117 (CD ROM)

Poets of Bulgaria / edited by William Meredith ; translated by John Balaban ... [et al.]. London : Forest, 1988. 92 p.
Location: SML, PG1145 E3 P64 1988 (LC)

Prehistoric Bulgaria / edited by Douglass W. Bailey and Ivan Panayotov, with Stefan Alexandrov. Madison, Wis. : Prehistory Press, 1995. 353 p.
Location: SML, GN845 B8 P74X 1995 (LC)+ Oversize

Preying on the state : the transformation of Bulgaria after 1989 / Venelin I. Ganev.  Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2007. 222 p.
Location: SML, DR93.44 .G365X 2007 (LC)

Privatization of agriculture in new market economies : lessons from Bulgaria / edited by Andrew Schmitz ... [et al.]. Boston : Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1994. 439 p. 
Location: SML, HD2042 P68X 1994 (LC)

Recent social trends in Bulgaria, 1960-1995 / edited by Nikolai Genov and Anna Krasteva. Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2001. 494 p.
Location: SML, HN623.5 .R43 2001 (LC)

Records of the U.S. Department of State relating to internal affairs of Bulgaria, 1955-1959 [microform] / Wilmington, DE : Scholarly Resources , 2002?
Description: 3 microfilm reels ; 35 mm.
Location: SML, Microform (Non-Circulating), Film B18858
Library has: reel 1-reel 3

Records of the U.S. Department of State relating to internal affairs of Bulgaria, 1960-1963 [microform] / Wilmington, DE : Scholarly Resources , 2002?
Description: 2 microfilm reels ; 35 mm.
Location: SML, Microform (Non-Circulating), Film B18859
Library has: reel 1- reel 2

Records of the U.S. Department of State relating to the internal affairs of Bulgaria, 1945-1949 [microform] / Wilmington, Del. : Scholarly Resources, 1987.
Description: 9 microfilm reels ; 35 mm.
Local notes: Guide to the film collection has call no.: Microtext Reference DR89.9 G85 1987
Location: SML, Microform (Non-Circulating), Film B18258
Library has: reel 1-reel 9

Records of the U.S. Department of State relating to the internal affairs of Bulgaria, 1950-1954 [microform] / Wilmington, Del. : Scholarly Resources, 1987.
Description: 5 microfilm reels ; 35 mm.
Location: SML, Microform (Non-Circulating), Film B18529
Library has: reel 1-reel 5

A reference grammar of modern Bulgarian / Ernest A. Scatton. Columbus, Ohio : Slavica Publishers, 1984, c1983. 448 p.
Location: SML, PG831 S25 1984 (LC)

Religion, politics, and historiography in Bulgaria / Carsten Riis. Boulder, Colo. : East European Monographs, 2002. 184 p.
Location: SML, DR85 .R55 2002 (LC)

Revolution administered: Agrarianism and communism in Bulgaria / Baltimore, Johns Hopkins University Press, [1973]. 204 p.
Location: LSF- click "Place Requests" for delivery to any Yale library, DR89 O74 (LC)

Ritual loaves : Bulgarian folk customs and rituals / Stanka Yaneva. Sofia : Septemvri State Pub. House, 1983. 63 p.
Location: LSF- click "Place Requests" for delivery to any Yale library, GT2868.2 B9 Y36 1983 (LC)

A short history of Bulgaria / London : Lawrence & Wishart, 1960. 254 p.
Location: SML, Slavic & East European Reading, Room 406 (Non-Circ), DR67 E83 (LC)
Location: SML, DR67 E83 (LC)

Stalin's cold war : Soviet foreign policy, democracy and communism in Bulgaria, 1941-1948 / Vesselin Dimitrov. Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008. 252 p.
Location: SML, DK268.5 .D56X 2008 (LC)

Stefan Stambolov and the emergence of modern Bulgaria, 1870-1895 / Duncan M. Perry. Durham : Duke University Press, 1993. 308 p.
Location: SML, DR85.5 S7 P47X 1993 (LC)

Treasures of Bulgaria / Peter Konstantinov. Sofia : Lyuborodie Foundation, 2001. 251 p.
Location: SML, Stacks, N7181 .K64513 2001 (LC)

Tsarist Russia and Balkan nationalism; Russian influence in the internal affairs of Bulgaria and Serbia, 1879-1886 / Berkeley, University of California Press, 1958. 304 p.
Location: LSF- click "Place Requests" for delivery to any Yale library Call Number: DK67.4 J45

Turkic-Bulgarian-Hungarian relations : (VIth-XIth centuries) / Budapest : [s.n.], 1981. 162 p
Location: SML, DR401 S79 5 (LC)

Two conversions to Christianity, the Bulgarians and the Anglo-Saxons / by Henry Mayr-Harting. [Reading] : University of Reading, 1994. 29 p.
Location: SML, BV4916 M397 1994 (LC)

Who owns the past? : the politics of time in a "model" Bulgarian village / Deema Kaneff. New York : Berghahn Books, 2004. 220 p.
Location: SML, GR253 .K36X 2004 (LC)