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BULGARIA

Uniform with this Volume

AUSTRIA HUNGARY ENGLAND FRANCE ITALY SWITZERLAND

A. AND C. BLACK, LTD., 4 SOHO SQUARE, LONDON, W.

[Illustration: A YOUNG SHÔP MAN OF THE DISTRICT OF SOFIA Frontispiece ]

BULGARIA

BY

FRANK FOX AUTHOR OF "ENGLAND," "ITALY," AND "SWITZERLAND"

WITH 32 FULL PAGE ILLUSTRATIONS IN COLOUR

LONDON A. AND C. BLACK, LIMITED 1915

CONTENTS

CHAPTER I Page

BY WAY OF INTRODUCTION 1

CHAPTER II BULGARIA AND THE DEATH OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE 15

CHAPTER III THE SCRAP HEAP OF RACES 36

CHAPTER IV BULGARIA A POWER AND A TURKISH PROVINCE 52

CHAPTER V THE LIBERATION OF BULGARIA 65

CHAPTER VI THE WAR OF 1912 1913 77

CHAPTER VII A WAR CORRESPONDENT'S TRIALS IN BULGARIA 99

CHAPTER VIII INCIDENTS OF BULGARIAN CHARACTER 120

CHAPTER IX THE TRAGEDY OF 1914 134

CHAPTER X SOME FACTS FOR THE TOURIST AND THE ECONOMIST 150

CHAPTER XI HOW BULGARIA IS GOVERNED 167

CHAPTER XII THE FUTURE OF BULGARIA 174

CHAPTER XIII THE RESPONSIBILITY OF EUROPE 187

INDEX 207

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

By JAN V. MRKVITCHKA and NOEL POCOCK

1. A Young Shôp Man of the District of Sofia Frontispiece

FACING PAGE

2. A Contented Turk 8

3. A Peasant at Work District of Tsaribrod 17

4. Women of Pordim, in the Plevna District 19

5. In the Harvest Fields near Sofia 22

6. A Shôp Woman of the District of Sofia 24

7. A Woman of Thrace, of the Shôp Tribe, and of Macedonia 33

8. Sistov, on the Danube 40

9. Ancient Costume of Balkan Peasant Women near Gabrovo 49

10. A Wedding in the Rhodopes 56

11. Roustchouk, on the Danube 65

12. "Mystery" a Study in the Roustchouk District 67

13. A Blind Beggar Woman 70

14. A Young Married Shôp Woman 72

15. A Bulgarian Market Town 75

16. Blessing the Lamb on St. George's Day 78

17. The Cathedral, Sofia 81

18. An Adrianople Street 88

19. The Shipka Pass 97

20. A Young Widow at her Husband's Grave 104

21. Gipsies 113

22. A Peasant of the Tsaribrod District 120

23. The Ratchenitza, the National Dance of Bulgaria 129

24. A Bagpiper 136

25. A Young Girl of Irn 145

26. Guarding the Flocks and Herds 152

27. An Old Street in Philippopolis 161

28. A Grave Question 168

29. A Young Man of the Choumla District 177

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