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“Russia My History”

A Hi-Tech Version of an Old History Textbook

Olga Konkka

Russia and several other post-Soviet states, the Soviet expression “Great Patriotic War” is widely used to refer to the conflict between National Socialist Germany and its allies and the USSR between 1941 and 1945. The Russia My History project follows

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De-Orientalizing the Western Gaze on Eastern Europe

The First Soviet Occupation in Lithuanian History Textbooks

Barbara Christophe

occupation of Lithuania in 1940 was a consequence of the secret protocols of the Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact, signed on 23 August 1939, in which the USSR and Nazi Germany divided up the Eastern European and Baltic states between them. An early consequence of

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Contested Citizenship

Public Schooling and Political Changes in Early Nineteenth Century Switzerland

Ingrid Brühwiler

. The canton was officially bilingual with a bilingual capital, several exclusively French-speaking districts, one bilingual district, and one German-speaking district. 25 For decades, various groups within the government and the church fought for

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Denis Vuka

—that related to the history of Albanian partisan resistance. 7 The Years of Albanian Socialism The socialist era in Albania began in November 1944 with the liberation of the country and the withdrawal of the last German troops. The first postwar years saw the

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Writing Childhoods, Righting Memory

Intergenerational Remembrance in Post-communist Romania

Codruta Alina Pohrib

-Soviet Remembrance Culture,” Journal of Baltic Studies no. 2 (2013): 177–203. For comparisons between Germany and Russia, see Rebecca Knight, “Remembering the Socialist Past: Narratives of East German and Soviet Childhood in German and Russian Fiction and

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Questions of Authorship

Some Comments on David Bordwell’s Narration in the Fiction Film

Paisley Livingston

intellectual property but the “moral rights” of authors, such as the right to control the conditions under which one’s work is made public. German law, for example, rules that “Urheber ist der Schöpfer des Werkes” (The author is the creator of the work

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Negotiating the Nation in History

The Swedish State Approval Scheme for Textbooks and Teaching Aids from 1945 to 1983

Henrik Åström Elmersjö

-state. The shift toward the history of a people is easily turned into the history of an ethnic group, at least implicitly. In similar fashion to its German counterpart, as demonstrated in history textbooks there, 77 Swedish history education in the twentieth

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Experiencing, Using, and Teaching History

Two History Teachers’ Relations to History and Educational Media

Robert Thorp

almost had tears in my eyes when I saw the footage from Germany … these scenes of joy when they cross [the border].” 40 This could be interpreted as suggesting that the Cold War is generally described in terms of the normalized West and the abnormal

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Working with the Cold War

Types of Knowledge in Swedish and Australian History Textbook Activities

Niklas Ammert and Heather Sharp

, Germany). However, it is interesting to see when the textbooks claim that the Cold War ends. Some say it ended when the Berlin Wall fell and the Soviet bloc collapsed, whereas others continue it into the twenty-first century, Table 2 School textbook

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Torben Grodal

make the mix of causes of FEAR even larger, the bad guys are Germans, so the film may activate all the different clichés about cruel German efficiency, even though, again, the FEAR may for the more knowledgeable viewers get a humorous tint by letting