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Between two motherlands : nationality and emigration among the Greeks of Bulgaria, 1900-1949

Author: Theodora Dragostinova
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2011.
Series: ACLS Humanities E-Book.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:Between two motherlands.
In 1900, some 100,000 people living in Bulgaria-2 percent of the country's population-could be described as Greek, whether by nationality, language, or religion. The complex identities of the population-proud heirs of ancient Hellenic colonists, loyal citizens of their Bulgarian homeland, members of a wider Greek diasporic community, devout followers of the Orthodox Patriarchate in Istanbul, and reluctant supporters  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic book
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Dragostinova, Theodora, 1972-
Between two motherlands.
Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 2011
(DLC) 2010042044
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Theodora Dragostinova
ISBN: 9780801460685 0801460689
OCLC Number: 732957089
In: Dragostinova, Theodora
Language Note: In English.
Awards: Winner of Honorable Mention, 2013 Joseph Rothschild Prize in.
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 294 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: The mixing and unmixing of Bulgarians and Greeks --
Between the Bulgarian state and the Greek nation, 1900-1911 --
Nationality and shifting borders, 1912-1918 --
An exercise in population management, 1919-1925 --
Everyday life after emigration, 1925-1931 --
People on the margins, 1931-1941 --
Narratives and memories of the past.
Series Title: ACLS Humanities E-Book.
Responsibility: Theodora Dragostinova.
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Uncovering the shifting allegiances of this Greek minority in Bulgaria before World War II.  Read more...


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"In this deeply researched and thought-provoking book, Theodora Dragostinova uses the case of the Greeks of Bulgaria during the first half of the twentieth century to shed new light on the agency of Read more...

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