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Major Works Covering the Volga Germans

The following documents have been identified as Major Works by the CVGS Academic Advisory Board. Please contact the CVGS Director if you would like to see additional materials listed here.

- Beratz, Gottieb. The German colonies on the Lower Volga, their origin and early development: a memorial for the 150th anniversary of the arrival of the first German settlers on the Volga, 29 June 1764. Translated by Adam Giesinger. Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1991.

- Dietz, Jacob E. History of the Volga German Colonists. Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 2005.

- Koch, Fred C. The Volga Germans: In Russia and the Americas, from 1763 to the Present. University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1977.

- Mink, A.N. Historical and Geographical Dictionary of the Saratov Province (in Russian). Saratov, Russia, 1898. Online.

- Pleve, Igor R. The German Colonies on the Volga: The Second Half of the Eighteenth Century. Translated by Richard Rye. Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 2001.

Last updated 6 September 2009.