The Offering in the Weddings in Bulgaria from the Mid-20th Century to the Early 21st Century . Cover Image
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Даряването в Сватбите в България от средата на ХХ до началото на ХХІ век
The Offering in the Weddings in Bulgaria from the Mid-20th Century to the Early 21st Century .

Author(s): Milena Marinova
Subject(s): Anthropology, Customs / Folklore, Agriculture, Human Geography, Regional Geography, Local History / Microhistory, Oral history, Social history, Culture and social structure , Social differentiation, Social Theory, Management and complex organizations, Family and social welfare, Demography and human biology, Pre-WW I & WW I (1900 -1919), Transformation Period (1990 - 2010), Present Times (2010 - today), Ethnic Minorities Studies, Social Norms / Social Control, Socio-Economic Research
Published by: Институт за етнология и фолклористика с Етнографски музей при БАН
Keywords: wedding; gift; offering; dynamic; regulation; wedding agencies

Summary/Abstract: The article is dedicated to one of the important moments in the wedding custom inBulgaria – the offering. It traces the ways in which since the second half of the 20thcentury the authorities try to influence the traditional forms of offering. The researchshows the differences in offering in the towns and villages and presents the reasonsfor them. It outlines the main trends in the last tree decades in the exchange of giftsbetween the newly-married couple and the guests which are characterized by theintensive penetration of foreign models.

  • Issue Year: 2016
  • Issue No: 3
  • Page Range: 428-442
  • Page Count: 15
  • Language: Bulgarian