№5, 2013

Contents

ARTICLES

  • Orlik I.I. Eastern Europe and European Union;
  • Presnyakov A.Z. Great Powers and the Solution of the Adriatic Problem in 1918-1920;
  • Korovitsyna N.V.Czech Society and Democratic Process;
  • Vinogradov V.N. Austria and Russia after 1849. About Attempts of the Habsburg Eagle to Stick Claws into the Lands of the Balkans;
  • Blumenau S.F. (Bryansk) Political Compositions of the Eve of the French Revolution;

MEMORIES OF ACADEMICIAN G. N. SEVOSTYANOV

  • Memories of Colleagues and Friends of Grigory Nikolaevich Sevostyanov;

HISTORIOGRAPHY AND SOURCE STUDY

  • Filitov A.M. The Berlin Crisis of 1948-1949 in Documents of the Collection "USSR and German Question";

PUBLICATIONS

  • Once Again about "The Bern Incident". From Allen Welsh Dulles’s Archive. Prologue and publication of V.L. Malkov;

DOCUMENTARY ESSAYS

  • Alentyeva T.V. Four Lines of Samuel Morse’s Life;
  • Baybakova L.V. Тhe U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War of 1898 (by the Reports of Russian Diplomats);
  • Shatokhina-Mordvintseva G.A. North Netherlands during Napoleonic Wars: From Batavian Republic to Kingdom of Netherlands;

PAGES OF THE PAST

  • Turygin A.A. The Newspaper «Alldeutsche Blätter» - Publication of the Pan-German League;
  • Petrov A.Yu. Interactions between Russia and the United States on the Northwest of America at the Beginning of the XIXth Century;
  • Sisonenko A.I. Imperial Diplomacy and Latin America;

MESSAGES

  • Sadykova L.R. Muslims in Great Britain;
  • Soldatova A.E. National State Policy of the Indigenous Education in Mexico (History and Present);
  • Ananyev V.G. Activity of the International Bureau of Museums in the Years of World War II: History of Cultural Cooperation in the Wartime;
  • Troyanovskaya M.O. Thomas Jefferson and American Slavery. Modern Historiography Trends;

FACTS, EVENTS, PEOPLE

  • Schmidt V.(Germany). The German Periodicals and their relation to the Boer Wars of 1885-1902;

BOOK REVIEWS

ACADEMIC LIFE

CHRONICLE


Summaries and keywords of the published materials

I.I.Orlik. Eastern Europe and European Union

In the article the participation of the East European states in the European integration process is considered. On the base of big documentary material the positive and negative consequences for the majority of countries of Eastern Europe of their reception in the European Union are investigated and shown.

Keywords: Eastern Europe, European Union, expansion to the east, economic crisis.

A.Z.Presnyakov. Great Powers and the Solution of the Adriatic Problem in 1918-1920

The article is devoted to the problem of the solution of the Italian-Yugoslavian dispute about former territories of Austria-Hungary on the Adriatic coast in 1918-1920 and to the position of great powers.

Keywords: Adriatic problem, formation of the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes, Corfu Declaration.

N. V. Korovitsyna. Czech Society and Democratic Process

In the article are analyzed on the basis of sociological polls of 1968 and the first decade of the XIXst century the extent of democratization of the Czech society as Czechs understand it.

Keywords: Czech Republic, "The Prague spring" 1968, "Images of the world of 2000"

V. N. Vinogradov. Austria and Russia after 1849. About Attempts of the Habsburg Eagle to Stick Claws into the Lands of the Balkans

The author in detail analyzes the political policy of Austria-Hungary: the capture of others lands, violation of interests of neighbors, the aspiration to hegemony in Europe.

Keywords: Austria-Hungary, Habsburg monarchy, the Balkans, G. Andrássy.

S.F. Blumenau. Political Compositions of the Eve of the French Revolution

The article is devoted to political journalism in anticipation of the Great French revolution. In it are characterized the reformatory proposals of authors who become deputies of the Constituent assembly and will make an influential political group – "the left center".

Keywords: J.-G. Thouret, J-N. Demeunier, G.-J.-B. Target, Assemblée nationale constituante, "the left center".

A.M. Filitov. The Berlin Crisis of 1948-1949 in Documents of the Collection "USSR and German Question"

In the article on the basis of documents of the collection "USSR and German Question" the Soviet policy in the German question during the period from the Great Patriotic War up to formation of two German states is considered.

Keywords: Berlin crisis, Soviet foreign policy, Soviet occupational authorities, status of the Western Berlin, West German government.

T.V. Alentyeva. Four Lines of Samuel Morse’s Life

In the article is considerated the life and work of the painter Samuel Morse, who turned inventor of a single-wire telegraph system. Author analyses too political views and activities of Morse, which during American Civil War 1861–1865 back of confederates up.

Keywords: Samuel Morse, single wire telegraph system, American painting, American Civil War 1861–1865

L.V. Baybakova. Тhe U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War of 1898 (by the Reports of Russian Diplomats)

The article is devoted to Spanish-American War of 1898 and the opinion on it of the tsar's diplomats (by the papers of the Archive of Foreign Policy of the Russian Empire). The reports of the tsar's diplomats give comprehensive information on the operational status of the U.S. Army and allow to study a number of problems that have not been the object of the special study in Russia's historiography.

Keywords: the Spanish-American War of 1898, public opinion, stereotype in the mass consciousness, regular army, volunteer troops, reorganization of the armed forces, the national guard.

G.A. Shatokhina-Mordvintseva. North Netherlands during Napoleonic wars: From Batavian republic to Kingdom of Netherlands

In the article the history of the North Netherlands in 1792-1815 is considered. The author shows how and why support of France in this country was replaced by hostility of local population. On the basis of archives the policy of Russia concerning the North Netherlands and a role of the Russian army in their release is analyzed.

Keywords: North Netherlands, Napoleonic wars, Batavian republic, Russian-Netherlandian relations

A.A.Turygin. The Newspaper «Alldeutsche Blätter» - Publication of the Pan-German League

At the end of XIXth – the beginning of the XXth centuries the newspaper "Alldeutsche Blätter" issued in Germany from 1894 to 1939, was a loud-hailer of the Pan-German League. By means of this newspaper the members in the league created "an image of the German", and also images of "Great Germany" and "her enemy" which promoted the consolidations of the German society after the unification of Germany by O. von Bismarck in 1871

Keywords: Pan-German League, ideology, "Alldeutsche Blätter", promotion, national-political movements.

A.Yu. Petrov. Interactions between Russia and the United States on the Northwest of America at the Beginning of the XIXth Century

The article explores the questions regarding the development of defilement aspects Russian-American relations in the North Pacific with the special emphasis on the economic and filicidal issues.

Keywords: Russian America, Russian-American relations, Russia, USA, Asia-Pacific Region.

A.I. Sisonenko. Imperial Diplomacy and Latin America.

The article is devoted to contribution of Russian diplomacy in development of relationship with Latin America in XVIII – at the beginning of XX century. The article dwells on specific features of Russian foreign policy in this direction, main results and outcomes.

Keywords: Latin America, tsar, emperor.

L.R. Sadykova. Muslims in Great Britain

In the article the problem of Muslim immigration of Great Britain at a boundary of the XX-XXIst centuries is considered. It is told about the policy of Great Britain directed on establishment of the strict control over immigrants from the Muslim countries.

Keywords: Great Britain, migration, immigration policy, Islam in Europe.

A.E. Soldatova. National State Policy of the Indigenous Education in Mexico (History and Present)

The article focuses on the evolution of Mexican education policy towards indigenous children. The author points out the main stages of this evolution in relation to the country’s national idea during the colonial times, the Independence period and the post-revolutionary era.

Keywords: Mexico, indigenous peoples, education policy, indigenous education.

V. G. Ananyev. Activity of the International Bureau of Museums in the Years of World War II: History of Cultural Cooperation in the Wartime

In the article on the basis of archival documents from the Altonaer Museum (Hamburg) and little-known printing materials the history of activity of the International bureau of the museums existing under the auspices of League of the Nations, in the years of World War II is considered. The material given in this article allows to specify our ideas of the international cultural cooperation in military Europe.

Keywords: World War II, International bureau of museums, Altonaer Museum, E. Foundoukidis.

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

In the article are shined the views of modern American historians of T.Jefferson's relation to a problem of slavery and his treatment of own slaves, which cause criticism of many present researchers.

Keywords: Jefferson, slavery in the USA, modern American historiography.