208 episodes

Podcast by Eric Halsey

The Bulgarian History Podcast Eric Halsey

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8 • 250 Ratings

Podcast by Eric Halsey

    205 The Die Is Cast

    205 The Die Is Cast

    As Summer 1915 turns to Fall, Bulgaria makes it choice to join the Central Powers and attack Serbia. But in the final weeks before that decision becomes known, the country faced political turmoil and exceptionally difficult questions about the future...

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    • 25 min
    204 The Bulgarian Summer

    204 The Bulgarian Summer

    As the Great War drags on, Bulgarian participation becomes ever more valuable. Now, as the Spring of 1915 turns to summer both the Entente and Central Powers are vying for Bulgaria's support like never before. Meanwhile, new powers are entering the war and failures on the battlefield are reshaping the war again and again.

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    • 31 min
    203 Settling Into Stalemate

    203 Settling Into Stalemate

    As the First World War moves past the optimistic summer of 1914 it quickly becomes clear to everyone that the war will not end anytime soon. Meanwhile, the intense courtship of Bulgaria as an ally begins, forcing the country to reckon with what its support might be worth.

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    • 26 min
    202 The Great War Begins

    202 The Great War Begins

    As Romania and Serbia crack down on the Bulgarian populations of their newly acquired territories, Bulgaria's Prime Minister attempts to finally build a governing coalition. At the same time, war clouds gather over Europe as the Great War finally begins.

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    • 31 min
    201 Resistance and Acceptance

    201 Resistance and Acceptance

    As the fighting of the Second Balkan Wars ends, Bulgaria searches for a path forward and hundreds of thousands of people in the region face difficult decisions: to stay or leave.

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    • 28 min
    200 The Balkan Wars in Retrospect

    200 The Balkan Wars in Retrospect

    After the conclusion of what is rightfully called the "first national catastrophe" it's worth looking back at the scale, scope, and meaning of the Balkan Wars to understand their importance to Bulgaria, Europe, and the world.

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    • 41 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
250 Ratings

250 Ratings

Murdrak ,

Insightful Look at Bulgaria: Bulgarian History

If you're fascinated by the history of Bulgaria, look no further than 'The Bulgarian History' with host Eric Halsey. This podcast takes you on a journey through time, from the arrival of the Bulgarian steppe tribe to the tumultuous events of the 20th century and beyond. With a deep knowledge of the subject matter and an engaging storytelling style, Halsey makes the history of Bulgaria come alive. Whether you're a history buff or just looking to learn something new, this podcast is an excellent resource for anyone interested in the fascinating and complex history of this remarkable country. Don't miss this show!

YazThaSlayer ,

Great deep dive into the Bulgarians

Great podcast! Does a great job of putting it into perspective so you can digest the depth of relations required to achieve Bulgarian identity during such shifting times!

Talisman1453 ,

Bulgaria

I love this podcast, I have listened to the entire show and can’t wait for every new episode to come out.
It has inspired me to go and visit the balkins . Thanks for the great work.
R.B.S.-15

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