Memories about Muslim Funeral Rituals During Socialism Cover Image

Спомени за погребалните обичаи на мюсюлманите по време на комунизма
Memories about Muslim Funeral Rituals During Socialism

Author(s): Sevim Kurtchu
Subject(s): History, Cultural history, Ethnohistory, Oral history, Social history, Gender history, Special Historiographies:, Theology and Religion, Islam studies, History of Communism, Post-Communist Transformation, History of Islam, Contemporary Islamic Thought, History of Religion
Published by: Великотърновски университет „Св. св. Кирил и Методий”
Keywords: Islam; funerals; socialism.

Summary/Abstract: The article presents funeral rites of Muslims in Bulgaria during the period of socialism. The author held fieldwork in the region of Kubrat (Northern Bulgaria). Memories about official communist policies are explored in terms of atheistic assimilatory communist policies.

  • Issue Year: XXII/2014
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 263-278
  • Page Count: 16
  • Language: Bulgarian