№1, 2015

Contents

CURRENT HISTORY

· Sogrin V.V. Domestic Politics of USA from W. Clinton to B. Obama;

· Shemyakin Ya.G. BRICS in the Light of Civilization Approach;

MODERN HISTORY

· Yusim M.A. About "Challenge of Barletta ", Great Historians and Patriotism;

· Sidorenko M.A. (Novosibirsk). Jean-Baptiste Lully's music and the court of Louis XIV of France;

20th CENTURY

· Smirnov V.P. To the Question of the Reasons of World War I;

· Zhelitski B.J. Ethnic Minorities in the System of International Legal Protection (Hungarian Experience of the Twentieth Century);

· Korovitsyna N.V. The Slovak Society in the Way of Modernization after 1989;

RUSSIA AND WORLD

· Cherkasov P.P. Russian-French relations and January Uprising 1863;

· Koshkin A.A. Inglorious Battles on the Hills of Manchuria. To the 110th Anniversary of the Russo-Japanese War;

· Loshalov A.Yu. V.N. Lamsdorf and Acute Issues of Russian-American Relations in 1890 - 1900-ies;

METHODOLOGY, HISTORIOGRAPHY, SOURCE STUDY

· Kalmykov N.P. About the American History, and Not Only;

· Makhov A.S. Everyday Knowledge of the Past in the Discussions on the Web Forum;

· Vatlin A.Yu. The German anti-Hitlerite Resistance in the Historiography of the USSR and Russia;

PORTRAITS OF HISTORIANS

· Lapteva L.P. A.L. Pogodin - Researcher of the New History of the Western and Southern Slavs;

· Selivanov I.N. The first Soviet Biographer Charles de Gaulle;

DOCUMENTARY ESSAYS

· Nikiforov D. Peter Karađorđević in Herzegovina Uprising of 1875–78;

· Vershinin A.A. Georges Clemenceau: the Finishing Touches to the Political Portrait;

· Grinyov A.V. Foreign ships in the fleet of the Russian-American Company (1799-1867);

BOOK REVIEWS

SCHOLARLY LIFE


Summaries and keywords of the published materials

V.V. Sogrin. Domestic Politics of USA from W. Clinton to B. Obama

The article reveals the tendencies of economic, social and political development of the USA during the presidencies of W. Clinton, G. Bush=junior, B. Obama. Changes in the situation of economic classes, the white and black races, other social groups, ethnic situation, ideology are shown.

Key words: post=industrial society of the United States, neo=liberalism, neo=conservatism, culture wars, education and health care reforms.

Ya.G. Shemyakin. BRICS in the Light of Civilization Approach

In the article is shown that despite all the differences in the countries - members of the BRICS has a fundamental commonality of approach to the world and to life. This suggests the presence of the most important prerequisites for the achievement of mutual understanding at the deepest level of civilization.

Keywords: BRICS, civilization identification, globalization process.

M.A. Yusim. About "Challenge of Barletta ", Great Historians and Patriotism

In the article is considered "the Challenge of Barletta" 1503 – an episode during the French invasion of Italy., a tournament between 12 French and 12 Italian knights. The author analyzes not only the military and historical, but also culturological aspects of this event.

Keywords: La disfida di Barletta, Italian wars, Machiavelli.

M.A. Sidorenko (Novosibirsk). Jean-Baptiste Lully's music and the court of Louis XIV of France.

In the article it is told about the court composer of the court of Louis XIV of France. Jean-Baptiste Lully who in the creativity glorified the king of France. Lully created new scenic genres: the comédie-ballet and "tragedies in music" (tragédies en musique). having laid the foundation to the French-style opera as a musical genre

Keywords: Jean-Baptiste Lully, Molière, the comédie-ballet, "tragedies in music" (tragédies en musique)..

V.P. Smirnov. To the Question of the Reasons of World War I

In the article are considered complex problems of variance of historical development, randomness and regularity in the history, the objective and subjective factors which led to the beginning of World War I.

Keywords: local and world wars, the national question, the colonial " repartition of the world," the secret treaties, economic, political and ideological hegemony in the world.

B.J. Zhelitski. Ethnic Minorities in the System of International Legal Protection (Hungarian Experience of the Twentieth Century)

The article deals with the problem of inter-ethnic relations in Central Europe as an example of the Hungarian minorities. The author shows serious violation of the rights against the Hungarian minorities in the Czech Republic, Romania, and Yugoslavia.

Keywords: Hungarian national minority, World War II, the rights of national minorities.

N.V. Korovitsyna. The Slovak Society in the Way of Modernization after 1989

Despite the political and economic changes after 1989, Slovakia and other post-communist countries of Central Europe, consistently demonstrate the immutability of the key traditions of socially oriented national conservatism.

Keywords: Slovak Republic, the post-Communist modernization civilizational dynamics of Slovak society.

P.P. Cherkasov. Russian-French relations and January Uprising 1863

On the basis of archive materials the author shows the Russian-French relations during the January Uprising of 1863.

Keywords: Napoléon III, Alexander II, January Uprising 1863.

A.A. Koshkin. Inglorious Battles on the Hills of Manchuria. To the 110th Anniversary of the Russo-Japanese War

The article is considered the history of the Japanese-Russian War of 1904-1905. The author believes that Russia as a state has not suffered a defeat, but could not to achieve success in the battles.

Keywords: Russo-Japanese War of 1904-1905., Port Arthur, S.Yu. Witte, Treaty of Portsmouth

A.Yu. Loshalov. V.N. Lamsdorf and Acute Issues of Russian-American Relations in 1890 - 1900-ies

The article discusses the contribution of V.N. Lamsdorf, the minister of foreign affairs of Russia, to the development and normalization of Russian-American relations at the turn of the XIX - XX centuries.

Keywords: Count Lamsdorf, S.Yu. Witte, Treaty of Portsmouth

N.P. Kalmykov.. About the American History, and Not Only

The author reviews the new book of dhs, prof. V.V. Sogrin "The central problem of the history of the United States," published in 2013, that researches the essence of American civilization and its place in world history.

Keywords: V.V. Sogrin, USA.

A.S. Makhov. Everyday Knowledge of the Past in the Discussions on the Web Forum.

The article investigates the mass knowledge of the past in the Internet space. Using materials Yekaterinburg web forum "E1.RU", the author examines the structure, content and features of the everyday historical knowledge.

Keywords: mass of historical knowledge, public history, history of the Internet, web-based forum.

A.Yu. Vatlin. The German anti-Hitlerite Resistance in the Historiography of the USSR and Russia

This article analyzes the domestic historiography of the German anti-Hitlerite Resistance. The author concludes that the study of fight of the German anti-fascists remains destiny of loner enthusiasts. The scientific and educational potential of the theme for the present isn't fully demanded by the Russian society.

Keywords: National socialism, anti-Hitlerite Resistance, Soviet and Russian historiography.

L.P. Lapteva. A.L. Pogodin - Researcher of the New History of the Western and Southern Slavs

The essay examines the life and creative career of the scientist-polymath, the famous Russian historian A.L. Pogodin, who enriched Slavic studies by a number of important original works, of which the national science can be proud.

Keywords: doctor of Slavic literature, Slavic Philology, Tenured Professor, Imperial University of Warsaw, the history of the Slavs, Western and Southern Slavs.

Ключевые слова: Я. Г. Бронин, Ш. де Голль, советская разведка.

I.N. Selivanov. The first Soviet Biographer Charles de Gaulle

The author tells about the life and scientific creativity of Ya.G. Bronin - the first Soviet biographer of Charles de Gaulle and analyzes the works about Charles de Gaulle.

Keywords: Ya.G. Bronin, Charles de Gaulle, the Soviet intelligence service.

D. Nikiforov. Peter Karađorđević in Herzegovina Uprising of 1875–78

The article is devoted to the participation of Prince Peter Karađorđević - since 1903 King of Serbia, since 1918 King of the Serbs, Croats and Slovenes- in the Herzegovina Uprising of 1875–78.

Keywords: Peter Karađorđević, Nevesinjska puška ("Nevesinje gun"), Milan Obrenović.

A.A. Vershinin. Georges Clemenceau: the Finishing Touches to the Political Portrait

The essay examines the life and activities of the French politician Georges Clemenceau (1841-1929).

Keywords: Georges Clemenceau, boulangisme, World War I, Treaty of Versailles.

A.V. Grinyov. Foreign ships in the fleet of the Russian-American Company (1799-1867)

In the article is examined the composition, methods of addition and character of use of fleet of the Russian-American company. The theme is considered in the context of the international relations of the period.

Keywords: Russian-American company, fleet, Russian-British relation, A.A. Baranov, N. P. Rezanov.