Vakarelski, Khristo Tomov

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Vakarelski, Khristo Tomov


Born Dec. 15, 1896, in the village of Momina-Klisura, Pazardzhik District. Bulgarian ethnologist, specialist on Bulgarian ethnology.

Vakarelski developed the typology for a number of elements of Bulgarian material culture (agricultural implements, clothing, dwellings) and extensively applied the method of ethnologic cartography.


Bitu i eziku na trakiiskite i maloaziiskite bulgari, part 1. Bitu. Sofia, 1935.
Svatdebnata pesen. Miastoto i sluzhbatai v svatbeniia obred. Sofia, 1937.
Etnografia Bułgarii. Wroclaw, 1965.
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