Valentina Šarlanova.  Narodna Meteorologia [Folk Meteorology]. Sofia, 1999 Cover Image
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Valentina Šarlanova. Narodna Meteorologia [Folk Meteorology]. Sofia, 1999
Valentina Šarlanova. Narodna Meteorologia [Folk Meteorology]. Sofia, 1999

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

Summary/Abstract: Early in January, 2000, the Bulgarian ethnological library was enriched by a new publication “Narodna meteorologia” [Folk Meteorology]. Its author is Valentina Šarlanova, research associate at the Ethnographic Institute and Museum. If that book had come out in the dog days (15, 16, 17 July) of last year which, as far as I can remember, were extraordinarily hot, we would have been prepared for the severe winter. I quote this fact at random as one among the many listed by the author. But even it alone can prepare us for the interesting material offered in the book…

  • Issue Year: II/2001
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 151-153
  • Page Count: 3
  • Language: English