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Въглищарството в Странджа от древността до наши дни
Charcoal-burning in the Strandja Mountains from Antiquity to Our Own Day

Author(s): Stoyan Raychevski
Subject(s): Anthropology
Published by: Институт за етнология и фолклористика с Етнографски музей при БАН

Summary/Abstract: On the basis of on the spot observations and the extensive use of written sources from Antiquity up to the present the author considers one of the few crafts which still exists in the Strandja Mountains — charcoal-burning. The three basic methods of obtaining charcoal in the Bulgarian lands arc characterized while at the same time their specific features in defining ethnographic region, are outlined. The penetration of methods, which were not characteristic of the Strandja region up to the mid-19th century are studied on this basis. Confirmae lion of them is sought not only in the migrational processes, but also in the-changes which set in in the social and economic scene.

  • Issue Year: 1979
  • Issue No: 3-4
  • Page Range: 46-55
  • Page Count: 10
  • Language: Bulgarian