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This chapter first presents a report of Pazardzhik activists for Pomak conversion to archbishop maxim. It contains excerpts from the carnegie report on the Balkan wars, 1914. The chapter presents a number of applications to leave the country submitted by Bulgarian-Mohamedans, number of passports to travel abroad issued to Bulgarian-Mohamedans, and number of Bulgarian-mohamedans that have left the country. It presents the statistics on Zagrazhden Municipality. The statistics, collected by the regime, for the municipality of Zagrazhden, Smolyan Region, provides an interesting insight into the reality of the years 1969, 1970, and 1971. In particular, the tables include statistics on population size, number of people with changed names, typical industries of Pomak employment, household appliances acquired by Pomak families, education, as well as number of exiled individuals from the region.

Keywords: Balkan wars; Bulgarian; Pomak; Zagrazhden Municipality



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