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Чехи за Източна Румелия. Пловдив по времето на Източна Румелия в спомените и кореспонденцията на чешки интелектуалци
Czechs about Eastern Rumelia: Plovdiv in the Memories and correspondence of the Czech Intellectuals

Author(s): Pavel Zeman
Subject(s): History, Cultural history, Comparative history, Diplomatic history, Political history, Social history, Modern Age, Special Historiographies:, 19th Century, The Ottoman Empire
Published by: Институт за исторически изследвания - Българска академия на науките
Keywords: Czech-Bulgarian public and cultural ties; Czech intellectuals; travelogues; Konstantin Irechek; Hermenegild Shkorpil; Antonin Shourek; Rudolf Thurn-Taxis; Josef Vorachek; Jan Wagner

Summary/Abstract: The aim of the study is to present the Czech intellectuals’ vision of the life in Plovdiv during the existence of Eastern Rumelia. Then, in the capital of Eastern Rumelia, a considerable number of Czechs lived, it can be said that there was a Czech colony. K. Jirechek, H. Skorpil, A. Sourek, R. Turn-Taksis, J. Voracek, Y. Vagner, drew attention to the Bulgarian society and described the differences in the lifestyle of the two nationalities. The citations quoted in the article are selected from a preserved correspondence and the printed memoirs of Czech activists.

  • Issue Year: 2015
  • Issue No: 5-6
  • Page Range: 222-228
  • Page Count: 7
  • Language: Bulgarian