BULGARIA IN THE EUROPEAN CARTOGRAPHIC CONCEPTS
“Bulgaria in the European Cartographic Concepts”, Dr Atanas Orachev, 144 pages, with 81 colour illustrations, hardcover with cover, format 21×27 cm, Bulgarian and English. Price: BGN 48 / pc.
Through text and illustrations – maps, miniatures, titles, shows the development of European ideas about the Bulgarian lands and Bulgaria as part of Europe from IV to XIX century. Created in leading Italian, Dutch, German, French and others. European cartographic studios, despite their ambiguity in the different periods, is impressed by the fact that in them, although with different borders, Bulgaria is invariably present, even when it has lost its political independence. The history of the Balkan lands included in the book in dates provides synthesized information and facilitates the understanding of the processes that have established the modern map of the European Southeast.