No 4 (2013)


Editor’s note

Voronin S.A.
RUDN Journal of World History. 2013;(4):5-9
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The principles of behavior in pre-industrial systems and mass consciousness eastern society

Voronin S.A.


The author tries to find out the specifics of the mass consciousness in the East, believing that they are radically different from the ideas and political culture in the West. To solve this problem it addresses the issue of ontological naturalism, the concept of «mutual distribution» of Karl Polanyi, clarify the role of the community and the specific patron-client consciousness, reveals the influence of colonialism in the mass consciousness of the East. The author advocates the concept of equality of civilizations, emphasizes the necessity of dialogue rather than conflict.
RUDN Journal of World History. 2013;(4):10-29
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Nawab Muzaffar-Khan Saddozai and maharaja Ranjeet Singh in the poem of mir ‘ali fanai «Ode on a good end» (forming of the genre of jang-naamaa in urdu literature)

Akimushkina E.O.


On the basis of analyzing the system of the characters of the poem written by Mir Ali Fanai in Urdu in the first half of the XIX century, the author of the paper has come to the conclusion that the narration of the martyrdom of Muzaffar-khan Saddozai, the last muslim ruler of Multan (1818), was told according to the model of describing the martyrdom of Prophet’s grandson, Imam Hussain, which took place in Karbala in the year of. 680. Besides, the analysis of this poem has confirmed the fact that there are war ballads in Urdu literature, which were named jang-naamaa .
RUDN Journal of World History. 2013;(4):30-38
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I was lucky enough to know them. From the memoirs of orientalist

Khazanov A.M.


Автор публикации, известный востоковед А.М. Хазанов, делится своими воспоминаниями об известных ученых, у которых он учился и с которыми вместе работал на протяжении многих лет.
RUDN Journal of World History. 2013;(4):39-51
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I.M. Reisner: The periodization of the New History of the East

Kudelin A.A.


The article is a publication of the material associated with the scientific work of the outstanding Russian orientalist I.M. Reisner. Published manuscript is written with the hand of I.M. Reisner. It’s an author’s presentation on the New history of the East, as well as his notes of the discussion on this problem which took place at the chair of history of the Middle East of the historical faculty of Moscow state University.
RUDN Journal of World History. 2013;(4):52-60
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Considering «human dimension» of the osce activities

Astapchuk A.I.


The article elaborates on the role of «human dimension» in the activities of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe. The author analyzes principles and features of the measures taken by the Organization in order to provide observance of human rights and freedoms. The author also considers the role that the OSCE plays in European security architecture.
RUDN Journal of World History. 2013;(4):61-70
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Review: Gusarov V.I. Mediterranean – unclosed ellipse. – M., 2011. – 350 p.

Voronin S.A., Khazanov A.M.
RUDN Journal of World History. 2013;(4):78-82
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Anti-predatory law

Yakemenko B.G.
RUDN Journal of World History. 2013;(4):83-87
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RUDN Journal of World History. 2013;(4):88
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