Regional History and Local Studies

The research of family structure of German settlements on the Volga River in the middle of XIX-th century: based on "Gnilushka" colony (Pfeifer)

The article is devoted to the research of family structure of German settlements in the Volga Region in the middle of XIX-th century, based on the analisys of "Gnilushka" colony in the Kamyshin district of Saratov province. Family structure model of the colony is being studied by the enumeration lists from the point of view of demographic analysis and J. Handzhnal's theory of existence of a unique European-type marriage.

Nature management rationalization in Elatomsky estates of the Tambov gentry Davydovs at the end of the XIX – the beginning of the XX century

The paper is devoted to the famous of the Tambov noble family of Davydovs. The author is studied actions for rationalization of manufacture in Elatomsky estates of gentry Davydovs at the end of the XIX – the beginning of the XX century.

Folk culture in the cities of Saratov province in the late XVIII - first half of the XIX cc.

The article describes the reasons that determined the significant role of Russian ethnic culture in the urban socio-cultural environment of Saratov province. Its manifestations in various spheres of city life and, in particular, in the look of these cities are based on written sources. For most county-level cities its influence on the cultural process was dominant. In the main city of the province its features were evident in spiritual and ceremonial life of the general population.

1812 in the works of the Saratov historians

The article includes a historiografic review of works of the Saratov researchers about the war of 1812. Mainly it says about the books published in 1912–2012. Analysing the works by N. F. Hovansky, V. V. Pugachev, N. A.Troitsky, V. P. Totfalushin, V. S. Parsamov, Yu. L. Yepanchin, I. N. Pleshakov etc. the author has come to the conclusion that the works of the Saratov historians of 1812 war have common features: attentive attitude to the sources, wide range of issues regarded, tendency to demythologization of the war history, denial of pseudopatriotic stereotypes.

Voivods of Saratov brothers Ivan and Mihail Volinskye (1594-1600)

The article describes the unknown pages of the early history of Saratov. The biographies of some of the voivods and  sources of Saratov this time are discussed in details. First the names of people who visited Saratov soon after it was built are given.

«Great turning point» in nation-building in the North Caucasus

The article considers some aspects of national-state building in the North Caucasus region in 30-s years of the XX century. The author emphasizes that at this stage of the Nations to the full extent become a subject in the policy of the bureaucratic state.

Training of workers in industry of the Lower Volga region during second five-year plan (1933–1937)

The article deals with the main directions of the personnel training in the industry of the Lower Volga region during the Second Five-Year Plan (1933 - 1937). The author stresses that the authorities managed to instill public industrial labor skills, to achieve the formation of qualified personnel of various specialties, which provided economic breakthrough in the 1930s.

Social reforms in Russia in 1921-1928 yrs

In this article the main directions of social преобразований in Soviet Russia in 1920 years was analyzed. The author has given main attention of the Public commissary of social provision. Materials on the data of the Russian legal and some publications were prepared

Medical care provided by International Charity Organizations during the period of famine in the Volga region 1921 – 1922 (based on the example of Saratov Province and the Region of Volga Germans)

The article is devoted to the research of epidemics, which were provoked by famine of 1921 – 1922 in the Volga region. The scale of epidemics is being ascertained, as well as helps of foreign organizations aimed at the reduction of disease extension.

Anniversary celebrations of 1912 in the Saratov Region

The article is devoted to the participation of the Saratov Region’s citizens in the activities devoted to the 100-year anniversary of the Patriotic war of 1812