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Bones of contention or professionals, dilettantes, and who owns history A "social drama" at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences From breach to crisis No redress, or where are Levski's bones? A socialist public sphere? "Professionals" and "dilettantes" Recognizing the schism or what is worse : bad professionals or good nationalists? The apostle of freedom or what makes a hero? What is a hero and are heroes born? The "making" of Vasil Levski A banner for all causes : appropriating the hero Contesting the hero The literary and visual hypostases of the hero From hero for all to dissident and back The national hero as secular saint : the canonization of Levski The split or how a bicephalous organism functions The canonization and its implications Levski and the Bulgarian Church : memory and narration The orchestration of a grass-roots cultus Commemoration, ritual and the sacred Heroes and saints : the dialectics of reincarnation.