By R. J. Crampton
Richard Crampton provides a common creation to Bulgaria on the cross-roads of Christendom and Islam. This concise historical past strains the country's progress from pre-history, via its days because the middle of a robust medieval empire and 5 centuries of Ottoman rule, to the political upheavals of the 20 th century which ended in 3 wars. It highlights 1995 to 2004, an important interval in which Bulgaria persevered monetary meltdown, set itself heavily at the highway to reform, elected its former King as leading minister, and eventually secured club in NATO and admission to the eu Union. First version Hb (1997) 0-521-56183-3 First variation Pb (1997) 0-521-56719-X
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