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    • Latvia Europe Baltic region World Local Territorial concept of history teaching 199 5 - 2007
      • Middle Ages
      • Development of the European states in Middle ages.
      • Christian church. Social estates.
      • Cultural, educational and scientific achievements.
      • Arabs and Islam.
      • Territory of Latvia before crusades.
      • Livonia.
      Example from National Standard
      • Modern history
      • Changes in society.
      • Renaissance.
      • Reformation.
      • Geographic discoveries.
      • Development of European states in Modern times . Civilisations of discovered area (China, America etc.). Cultural, educational and scientific achievements.
      • Polish – Lithuanian and Swedish power in Latvia.
      • Dukedom of Curland .
      • Russian power in Latvia.
      • Latvian national awakening.
      Example from National Standard
      • Contemporary history
      • Development of the World.
      • World W ar I .
      • Development of the states between two world wars. The Second World war.
      • Two political and economical systems after W orld W ar II .
      • Achievements of 20 century and nowadays global problems.
      • European and world integration. Most important international organisations.
      • Development of the Latvia n state in the 20 ct.
      • Culture and education in Latvia in the 20 ct.
      • Most actual problems in current Latvia.
      Example from National Standard
      • Why are the neighbours reflect ed in textbooks (curriculum) of history in Latvia :
      • because they influenced the course of events in Latvian past ?
      • because they are a fundamental part of European and world heritage?
    • X Country, people or n ation Influence d Latvian history European , world heritage Estonia X   Lithuania X   Poland X X Russia X X Byelorussia     Finland X   Sweden X   Denmark X   Iceland X X
    • Lithuania
      • Ancient balts and ethnic brothers.
      • Great principality of Lithuania as a state and continuation of freedom fights of Baltic folks against Teutonic order .
      • Polish-Lithuanian state.
      • Lithuanian-Latvian border problems .
      • A uthoritarian regime in 20-30 ties .
      • S oviet Lithuania as success story.
      • Common fight against totalitarian regime. National awakening .
    • Lithuania
    • Estonia
      • Crusades .
      • Medieval Livonia .
      • University of Tartu .
      • Liberation war 1918-1920.
      • Latvian – Estonian border problems .
      • Au thoritarian regime in 30- ties .
      • Common fight against totalitarian regime. National awakening .
    • Estonia
    • Russia
      • The ancient Slavs as neighbours .
      • Expansion of medieval Rus sia in Baltic.
      • I nfluence of Orthodox church in Baltic.
      • Rising of Great principality of Moscow.
      • Livonian war .
      • Peter the Great and incorporation of Baltic lands in Russia .
      • Baltic provinces in tsarist empire .
      • C ommunis tic regime in Soviet Union.
    • Russia
    • Byelorussia
      • Polotzk kingdom as neighbours .
      • Slavs and Slavic language in Great kingdom of Lithuania .
      • Short period of independent Republic of Byelorussia 1 919.
      • W orld W ar II .
    • Byelorussia
    • Poland
      • Battle at Grunvald in 1410.
      • Poland after Lublin union .
      • C ounter-reformation .
      • The d ivision of Polish-Lithuanian state .
      • R ebellion in 1830 and 1861 .
      • Liberation war 1919-1920 .
      • F oreign policy of Baltic states .
      • The beginning of W orld W ar II .
      • “ Solidarity” movement .
    • Poland
    • Finland
      • Status of Finland in Russian empire as an ideal example for Latvians.
      • Winter war 1939-1940 .
    • Finland
    • Sweden
      • Vikings .
      • The Livonian war .
      • S wedish rule in Nordic Latvia (Livland) in 17 ct . Riga under Swedish rule. “God Swedish times”.
      • Great Nordic war .
      • Swedish neutrality during 20 ct.
      • Tragedy of deserted Latvian legionaries in Sweden after World W ar II .
    • Sweden
    • Denmark
      • Vikings .
      • The Livonian war and short period of Danish rule in Kurland .
      • Adventure of Prince Magnus in Livonia in 16 ct.
    • Iceland
      • Egil Scalagrimson in Western Latvia (Kurland).
      • Vikings in America .
      • Iceland as the very first foreign country recognised the independence of Latvia in 1991.
    • What image of country, people or nation is formed by textbooks - positive or negative?
    •   X Country, folk or nation Positive Negative Estonia X   Lithuania X   Poland X X Russia   X Byelorussia     Finland X   Sweden X   Denmark     Iceland X