№4, 2016

Contents

MODERN HISTORY.

Krom M.M. State of Early Modern Times: the European Model and Regional Differences;

Vovsi E. (USA). Napoleonic Military Elite and New Imperial Nobility, 1808-1814;

XXth CENTURY.

Vatlin A.Yu. German Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Preparation of the Olympic Games in Berlin of 1936;

Nekrasova T.A. The Occupation of the Allied Forces in Germany and Perception by Germans of the Occupational Countries of the West;

Hakhalkina E.V. (Tomsk). Harold Macmillan and "Year of Africa";

CURRENT HISTORY.

Simonyan R.H., Kochegarova T.M. To the 25th Anniversary of the Collapse of the USSR: Baltic Dimension;

RUSSIA AND WORLD.

Dudarev V.S. Bismarck: "I Don't See Motives to Increase Between Us and Russia a Crack";

METHODOLOGY, HISTORIOGRAPHY, SOURCE STUDY.

Khavkin B.L. About the Scientific German Edition of the Book "Mein Kampf";

Ejea Fernandez M.A. (Spain). The First Russian Embassy in Kingdom of Spain (1667-1668 years). Sources of the Spanish Archives;

HISTORIANS` PEN-POTRTAITS.

Academician Tishkov V.A., Iskhakov S.A. Grigoriy Nikolaevich Sevostyanov (1916-2013). To the 100th Anniversary of the Birth;

DOCUMENTARY ESSAYS.

Susloparova E.А. British Socialist Harold Laski (1893-1950). The Pages of Biography;

Khodnev A.S. (Yaroslavl). Mark Sykes - "the Best Expert on Asia Minor";

Arakelyan G.S. (Kaliningrad). Political Alliance of Derby and Disraeli in 1846-1868;

MESSAGES.

Malkin S.G. (Saratov). Army and Aspects of the Scottish Policy of London in the 18th Century;

Lykoshina L.S. Fascism and Right Radicalism in Europe and America;

Buranok S.O. Dangerous Ally: the Image of the Soviet Union in the US Press (May. 1945);

BOOK REVIEWS.

SCHOLARLY LIFE.


Summaries and keywords of the published materials

M.M. Krom. State of Early Modern Times: the European Model and Regional Differences

The article discusses the concept of "state of early Modern times". The author shows the diversity of European realities of the era, which requires further elaboration in the development of the concept of the state of early Modern times.

Keywords: state of early Modern times, feudal aristocracy, absolute monarchy.

E. Vovsi. (USA). Napoleonic Military Elite and New Imperial Nobility, 1808-1814

In the article the principles of the Napoleonic nobility compared with the nobility of the Ancient régime. The place among the military elite of the Napoleonic nobility is shown.

Keywords: Napoleonic empire, Napoleonic nobility, ancient régime.

A.Yu. Vatlin. German Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Preparation of the Olympic Games in Berlin of 1936

The subject of the research of Vatlin is the international aspect of games of the ninth summer Olympic Games in August, 1936 Berlin. The German diplomats have taken active part in planning and carrying out of the social and political actions accompanying the Berlin games; they have done everything possible not to allow boycott of the Olympic Games from the American athletes and the organizations of working sport.

Keywords: sport and policy, Berlin Olympic Games of 1936, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Germany, historiography of the Berlin Olympic Games of 1936.

T.A. Nekrasova. The Occupation of the Allied Forces in Germany and Perception by Germans of the Occupational Countries of the West

The principal objective of the postwar Allied occupation of Germany became the transformation of the country so that it eventually could return to the European "concert of powers" as an independent player. To this end, the Allies had to take a few steps: to choose a new vector of development of Germany, to agree among themselves, to get approval of the Germans to this development and to realize the intended practice. All of these actions, it was decided to carry out as part of the occupation regime.

Keywords: American, British, Soviet, French zones of occupation in Germany after World War II; relations between the Western allies of the German population.

E.V. Hakhalkina. (Tomsk). Harold Macmillan and "Year of Africa"

In the article the policy of conservatives concerning colonies in Africa is in detail analyzed. As its spokesman acted the Prime Minister Mr. Macmillan who in 1960 has visited the continent and has made in parliament of the Southern African Union the speech which has become history as "the speech about a wind of change"

Keywords: G. Macmillan, Commonwealth, "year of Africa", Southern African Union.

Simonyan R.H., Kochegarova T.M. To the 25th Anniversary of the Collapse of the USSR: Baltic Dimension

The article discusses the relationship between Moscow and the Baltic republics in the second half of XX century.

Keywords: USSR, perestroika, the Baltic States, M. S. Gorbachev, A.S. Chernyaev.

V.S. Dudarev. Bismarck: "I Don't See Motives to Increase Between Us and Russia a Crack"

At all outstanding political talent of Otto von Bismarck, the Prussian kingdom couldn't start alone so venture as reunification of Germany; it needed the reliable ally what for several decades for Prussia was Russia. Except political factors, emerging of close ties between Russia and Prussia was promoted by the good personal relations between Alexander II, William I and Bismarck.

Keywords: Otto von Bismarck, German question, Prussian-Russian relations.

B.L. Khavkin. About the Scientific German Edition of the Book "Mein Kampf"

The article analyzes the scientific, provided with a detailed critical commentary edition of "Mein Kampf", prepared and published in 2016 by the German Institute for Contemporary History (Munich - Berlin).

Keywords: "Mein Kampf", Hitler, the Institute of Contemporary History (Germany).

M.A. Ejea Fernandez. (Spain). The First Russian Embassy in Kingdom of Spain (1667-1668 years). Sources of the Spanish Archives

On the basis of the sources of the Spanish archives, the author tells about the stay in the Spanish kingdom of the first Russian embassy headed by P.I. Potemkin in 1667-1668.

Keywords: mission of P.I .Potemkin, Marianna of Austria, Carlos II.

Academician V.A. Tishkov, S. A. Iskhakov. Grigoriy Nikolaevich Sevostyanov (1916-2013). To the 100th Anniversary of the Birth

The article discusses the career of Academician G.N. Sevostyanov, provides a comprehensive analysis of his scientific activities.

Keywords: Soviet-American relations, "New Deal" of Roosevelt, international relations, the Asia-Pacific region, the history of the Second World War.

E.А. Susloparova. British Socialist Harold Laski (1893-1950). The Pages of Biography

The Essay deals with the life and activity of the famous British socialist, professor of the London School of Economics and Political Science Harold Laski. The Author traces the formation and the evolution of Laski’s social and political views, dwells on his most important publications, estimates his role in the history of the Labour party.

Keywords: Great Britain, H. Laski, Labour party, British socialist thinking.

A.S. Khodnev. (Yaroslavl). Mark Sykes - "the Best Expert on Asia Minor"

The author analyses the M. Sykes’ role in the history of British and world diplomacy of the First World War era in connection with the preparation of the famous Sykes — Picot Agreement 1916 on the division of Asiatic Turkey.

Keywords: Sykes — Picot agreement, «Orientalism», Ottoman Empire, British Empire.

G.S. Arakelyan. (Kaliningrad). Political Alliance of Derby and Disraeli in 1846-1868

The article shows how to develop relationships between B. Disraeli and E. Derby, grew into a strong alliance and contribute to the success of the Conservative Party of England. Proposed periodization of these relations.

Keywords: B. Disraeli, E. Derby, UK Conservative Party.

S.G. Malkin. (Saratov). Army and Aspects of the Scottish Policy of London in the 18th Century

The article discusses approaches to the pacification of the most restless areas of Scotland - Highlands. The author analyzes the proposals on this occasion of commanders J. Wade, H. Bland, A. Fletcher. The author shows that many of the recommendations of the British authorities decided to adopt only after the suppression of the last Jacobite Rebellion in 1745-1746.

Keywords: Scotland, Highland, Jacobits, John Wade, Humfry Bland.

L.S. Lykoshina. Fascism and Right Radicalism in Europe and America

The author, based on the materials of the book "The fascism and right radicalism in Europe and America: History and Contemporaneity" (Bereginya 777 Owl. Scientific Journal. Moscow - Voronezh, 2014, N 4, 2015, N 3) provides an overview of the Russian and international historiography of fascism and right radicalism of recent decades. Researchers from Australia, Argentina, Great Britain, Germany, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Russia, the USA, Chile have taken part in preparation of the book. It can be considered as an encyclopedia of modern ideas of fascism and the right radicalism.

Keywords: fascism, right-radicalism, the theory and national variants of fascism, fascism historiography.

S.O. Buranok. Dangerous Ally: the Image of the Soviet Union in the US Press (May. 1945)

The article discusses how changed the image of the Soviet Union in the American press on May 8-9. 1945 from the recognition of the decisive role of the Soviet Union in the victory over Germany to hidden attacks on the USSR, which paved the way to the "cold war."

Keywords: Victory Day, the American press, the "cold war", Stalin, Churchill, Truman.