Balkan History and History Education: "Regional History" and Reconstruction of Identity

Shiba, Nobuhiro (ed.)
Akashi Shoten, 2008


I  The Balkans: An Approach to European Studies

1 Balkan Family, Culture and Identity in the Process of Modernisation
Karl Kaser
2 Memory, Identity and Historical Legacy as a Category of Analysis in the Balkans
Maria Todorova
3 The Balkans as a "History of Violence"?
Wolfgang Höpken
4 The Slovenes, the Western Border of the Balkans and the Balkans in the 20th century
Peter Vodopivec
5 Violence in Balkan history
Mark Mazower
6 Great Britain and the Balkan - from the history of 20th century
Yoichi Kibata

II In Search of a Common Regional History: The Balkans and East Asia in History Textbooks

7 The Common Past of a Divided Region: Teaching Balkan history
Christina Koulouri
8 Regional History in Textbooks – the Croatian Case
Snježana Koren
9 Mental Mapping of the Southeastern Europe in the History Textbooks in Serbia during 1990’s
Predrag Marković
10 Regional History in Textbooks – the Albanian Case
Valentina Duka
11 Regional History in Textbooks – the Bosnian Case
Sonja Dujmović
12 Rediscovering History, Rediscovering Ultimate Truth - History, Textbooks, Identity and Politics in Moldova
Stefan Ihrig
13 Slovenian History Textbooks after 1990
Peter Vodopivec
14 Regional History in Greek History Textbooks
Augusta Dimou
15 A Comparison between the Descriptions of Macedonia in History Textbooks
Makoto Kimura

III The Modern Balkan History from various Perspectives

16 The First Modern Olympic Games at Athens, 1896 in the European Context
Christina Koulouri
17 Political Traditions in Central Europe and in the Balkans - in the Light of the Experience of the First Yugoslavia
Peter Vodopivec
18 Serbian Citizenry in Bosnia and Herzegovina in the Period 1918-1941
Sonja Dujmović
19 Attainment Nationalism vs. Maintenance Nationalism - The case of Moldova and Nationalism Theory
Stefan Ihrig


Current Situation of History Education in the Balkan Countries