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MACEDONIA: ITS RACES AND THEIR FUTURE
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by H. N. Brailsford (Methuen & Co., London, 1906)
Title Page    Photographs    Maps
   Preface      Table of contents      List of Illustrations
I. Characteristics of Turkish rule
   1. The Growth of the Turkish Bureaucracy
   2. The Doubtful Benefits of European Influence.  Superficial Imitation of Civilisation.  Ineffectual Interference of the Powers
   3. The Turkish System of Ascendancy.  Limited Idea of the State.  Race and Religion.  Fanaticism.  The Economic Basis
   4. Types of Turkish Sentiment
   5. Absence of Civil Order.  Illustrations
   6. Neglect of the Rural Districts
   7. The Meaning of Fear in Macedonia
   8. Note. Law Courts and Finance

II. Village life in Macedonia
   1. Industry and External Conditions of the Villagers
   2. Tithes and Taxes
   3. Rural Guards
   4. Differences in Prosperity of Villages.  Brigandage.  Migratory Labour
   5. The Land Question.  Family Budgets.  Food and Clothing
   6. The Daily Round of Petty Tyranny

III. The Orthodox church
   1. Attachment of the Peasants to the Churches
   2. The Church the one possible Political Organisation
   3. Power of the Bishops
   4. Secularisation of Religion.  Absence of Heresy. Indifference to Conduct. Position of Priests. Fatalistic Idea of God
   5. Religious Feuds really Racial Conflicts
   6. Catholicism in the Balkans.  Note. Protestant Missions

IV. The races of Macedonia
   1. Description of a Macedonian Town
   2. Mixed Racial Origin of Moslems
   3. Gipsies
   4. Jews
   5. The Dounmé
   6. The Towns not Typical of Macedonia
   7. Albanian Immigration into Macedonia
   8. History of Macedonian Races.  Disappearance of Greek and Latin Culture. Causes of Early Decay of Greek influence.
        The Coming of the Slavs.  Origin of the Bulgars.  The Bulgarian Empires.  Servian Empire
   9. Eclipse of the Slav Races after the Turkish Conquest
   10. Are the Macedonians Serbs or Bulgars ?
   11. National Propagandas.  Reasons for Servian Failure. Weakness of Greek Claims
   12. Notes. Physical Conformation and Climate. Means of Communication

V. The Bulgarian movement
   1. First Impressions of the Bulgarian Character
   2. The Treaty of San Stefano
   3. Formation of the Insurgent Committee.  Democratic Attitude.  Careful Organisation
   4. The Committee in Bulgaria
   5. Ideal of a neutral Autonomy
   6. Early Struggles with the Turks
   7. Terrorism and Feud with the Greeks
   8. General Tzoncheff's Raid
   9. The Salonica Outrages
   10. Hilmi Pasha's Measures of Repression.  Incidents at Mogilla and Smerdesh
   11. The General Rising of 1903 in Monastir
   12. The General Rising of 1903 in Thrace
   13. The Sufferings of the Non-Combatants
   14. The Psychology of the Bulgarians
   15. Note. The Rival Committees

VI. The Vlachs
   1. Typical Village of Pisodéri
   2. Place of the Vlachs in the Economy of Macedonia
   3. The Vlach Language
   4. History of the Vlachs
   5. Women the Conservative Force in the East
   6. Weakening of the Greek Connection
   7. The Roumanian Propaganda
   8. Feud with the Greeks

VII. The Greeks
   1. Castoria and its Archbishop
   2. Grounds of Greek Claim to Macedonia
   3. "Bulgarophone Greeks"
   4. What is "Hellenism"?
   5. Vulgar and Literary Greek
   6. The Greek Alliance with the Turks
   7. Conduct of the Greek Bands
   8. Contrast between Cretans and Macedonians
   9. Note. Greek Statistics

VIII. The Albanians
   1. The Albanian Character
   2. Language and History.  Scänderbeg.  Ali Pasha
   3. Customs and Feudalism
   4. Religion.  Reasons for Conversion to Islam. The Bektashis
   5. Koritza and the Language Movement
   6. Prizrend and the Reforms
   7. "Old Servia"
   8. The Future.  Greek and Servian Claims. Austrian and Italian Ambitions
   9. Prospects of Autonomy.  Albanian Pretenders (note)
   10. Note. Letter from an Albanian Officer

IX. The problem of reform
   1. Revival of the Macedonian Question in 1902
   2. Policy of Austria
   3. Policy of Russia
   4. Hilmi Pasha and the First Reforms
   5. The Mürzsteg Programme.  The Gendarmerie Scheme.  Financial Control
   6. Failure to Pacify Macedonia
   7. Arguments against Partition of Macedonia between Austria and Russia
   8. Sketch of a Scheme for International Control
   9. Conclusion

Index
List of illustrations


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