№4, 2013

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TO THE 70TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BATTLE OF KURSK

  • Hristoforov V. S. Battle of Kursk: New Documents about the Soviet Investigation and Guerrilla Warfare;

ANNIVERSARY OF ACADEMICIAN SERGEY LEONIDOVICH TIKHVINSKY;

ARTICLES

  • Vatlin A.Yu. The Bavarian Soviet Republic: History of Political Myths;
  • Henekin S. M.Muslims in Spain: Metamorphoses of Historical Being;
  • Vasin A.N. Velembovskaya K.M. The American Committee for Russian War Relief in Days of the Great Patriotic War;
  • Selivanov I.N. Charles de Gaulle's Visit to Cambodia in 1966;
  • Tchernysheva O. V. The Swedish Church on the Eve of and During the World War II. 1930-1945;
  • Grishina R. P., Shemyakin A.L. Destiny of "The Balkan Allies" 1912-1913. Look from the 21st Century;

DOCUMENTARY ESSAYS

  • Vershinin A.A. Leon Blum: the Political Portrait;
  • Dabagyan E.S. Vicente Fox Quesada – the President of Mexico, Reformer;Tanshina N.P. Orléans and Orléanists in Opposition (on Materials of the Russian Ambassador in France Count P. D. Kiselyov);

EDUCATION QUESTIONS

  • Vyazemsky E.E. Russian System of Historical Education 1992-2012. Formation, Results, Prospects;

MESSAGES

  • Troyanovskaya M.O. Thomas Jefferson and American Slavery. Modern Historiography Trends;

BOOK REVIEWS

ACADEMIC LIFE

CHRONICLE


Summaries and keywords of the published materials

V. S. Hristoforov. Battle of Kursk: New Documents about the Soviet Investigation and Guerrilla Warfare

In the article sources and literature on stories of the Soviet investigation and counterintelligence on the eve of the battle of the Kursk are systematized and analyzed; on the basis of new documents it is told about activity of the soviet investigation and counterintelligence, fight of KGB operational groups.

Keywords: History, historiography and source study of the Great Patriotic War, history and historiography and source study of the battle of Kursk, investigation and counterintelligence, Guerrilla warfare.

A.Yu.Vatlin. The Bavarian Soviet Republic: History of Political Myths

In the article the transformation of political events in the Southern Bavaria in the spring of 1919, brought to declaration of the Soviet republic is shown. The political myths which taken roots in public consciousness of Germany and have played a considerable role in ideological and political and interparty fight, both during the Weimar republic, and in years of "the Third Reich" are analyzed.

Keywords: Revolutionary crisis of 1918-1919; German revolution; Bavarian Soviet Republic.

S. M. Henekin. Muslims in Spain: Metamorphoses of Historical Being

The increased presence of Muslims at the European countries sharply raises a question, whether they are capable to be integrated into the western societies? The author considers a useful experience of Spain in the solution of this problem.

Keywords: Islamic commission of Spain, Muslim immigrants, Mozarabs, Reconquista, Association of the Moroccan immigrants.

A.N. Vasin, K.M. Velembovskaya. The American Committee for Russian War Relief in Days of the Great Patriotic War

The article is devoted to activity of the American public organization the committee "Russian War Relief, Inc." in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945 rendering big moral and financial support to the people of the USSR battling to fascism.

Keywords: "Russian War Relief, Inc.", E. Carter, V.K. Zvorykin, S.V. Rakhmaninov.

I.N. Selivanov Charles de Gaulle's Visit to Cambodia in 1966;

The article, based on a wide range of historical sources researched little known episode in the history of international relations in Indochina associated with the preparation and conduct of his official visit in 1966, French President Charles de Gaulle to Cambodia. Recently the international response to the event, which extended far beyond the bilateral French-Cambodian relations.

Keywords: international relations in Indochina, the diplomacy of Charles de Gaulle's foreign policy in Cambodia, Vietnam problem resolution.

O. V. Tchernysheva. The Swedish Church on the Eve of and During the World War II. 1930-1945

Sweden and Germany are traditionally connected by close bonds: geographical proximity, economic interests, cultural and dynastic ties. With seizure Nazis of power in Germany the propagation of relationship of these nations only amplified. In the article activity of the Swedish church as state institute, public, ecumenical other organizations in the 1930-1940th years is in detail analyzed.

Keywords: Swedish church, archbishop Erling Eidem, Vår lösen, General church meeting.

R. P. Grishina, A.L.Shemyakin. Destiny of "The Balkan Allies" 1912-1913. Look from the 21st Century

In the article it is noted that the history of the Balkan wars, still isn't written because they appeared in the historiographic "captivity" of the First World War. The authors made an attempt judgments of their military and geopolitical results, having addressed to internal realities of the Balkan states: to traditional social structure, features of mentality, level of political culture of the population and elite, relationship of the power and society, their reaction to calls of the premilitary and wartime.

Keywords: Balkan wars, Balkan union, traditional society.

A.A.Vershinin. Leon Blum: the political portrait

In the center of attention of the author of the article – a figure of Leon Blum, the leader of the French Socialist Party and the head of the government of the Popular Front. On the basis of the earlier not studied, including archival materials is made the attempt to show the main contours of the biography of Blum and him as the public figure and as policy.

Keywords: Leon Blum, Popular Front, III Republic, SFIC.

E.S.Dabagyan. Vicente Fox Quesada – the President of Mexico, Reformer

In the essay the reformatory activity of the popular Mexican public figure – Vicente Fox Quesada – in a context of democratic transformations in the country is analyzed.

Keywords: Vicente Fox Quesada, Mexico, The National Action Party

N.P. Tanshina. Orléans and Orléanists in Opposition (on Materials of the Russian Ambassador in France Count P. D. Kiselyov)

The documentary sketch is based on reports of the Russian ambassador in France N. D. Kiselyov and notes of his confidential informers. In it the history of the Orleans and Orléanists from 1830 to 1871 is presented.

Keywords: Duke of Orléans, Helene of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Prince Louis, Duke of Nemours, Prince Philippe d'Orléans, Dukes of Montpensier

E.E.Vyazemsky. Russian System of Historical Education 1992-2012. Formation, Results, Prospects

In the article is made the attempt to comprehend achievements in the sphere of Russian education in 1992-2012, to answer a question what and why in this sphere it wasn't successful made, to plan the perspective tendencies of development of a domestic education system, in particular, the historical.

Keywords: Russian education system, school and high school historical education, educational reform, modernization of education.