When a contemporary Bulgarian thinks about modern Greece in historical terms, they inadvertently remember first and foremost the horrific wars the two nations fought in the first half of the 20th century.
That rather sad fact is indicative of the persisting patterns of “perceiving” or “imagining” “the other” in the Balkans – even when it comes to the already (supposedly) more “Europeanized” Eastern part of the peninsula where Bulgaria, Greece, and Romania are seen as forming together somewhat of a stability belt.
The fact of the matter is that while Bulgaria and Greece were on the opposing sides in three major interstate wars in the 20th century (Second Balkan War, First World War, and, technically, the Second World War), and were adversaries in the Cold War, the rather astonishing and exciting examples of cooperation between these two nations in the modern era (19th-20th century) are constantly overlooked undeservedly....
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