Bolgar City: Essays on Craft Activities. – Moscow: Nauka Publ., 1988. – 276 p.
The book continues the publication of study results concerning the archaeological material from the city of Bolgar, the capital of the medieval state of the Volga Bolgaria, and is dedicated to the study of its various crafts and their outcomes: pottery, glass, bone and leather products. The authors of the collective monograph provide a typological and ethnocultural classification of the material, reveal the characteristic features of the actual Bolgar craft industry, identify its evolution stages, and trace the interconnections with traditions and external influences.
The book features many illustrations. It is intended for archaeologists and specialists in associated disciplines studying the history and culture of the Volga region and Eastern Europe.