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From privileged to dispossessed the Volga Germans, 1860-1917 by Long, James W.

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Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Russia (Federation),
  • Volga River Region

Subjects:

  • Germans -- Russia (Federation) -- Volga River Region -- History

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementJames W. Long.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDK34.G3 L66 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 337 p., [22] p. of plates :
Number of Pages337
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2525991M
ISBN 100803228813
LC Control Number88001144

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