Regional History and Local Studies

Regional Refraction of Modern Approaches to the study of the History of Public Education in Russia

The article shows how the works of the historian L. M. Artamonova from Samara reveals the impact changes in the field of public education and culture of provincial Russia in the XVIII-XXth centuries on the example of educational institutions in the cities and villages at Central Volga. «The look from the province» allows to see in a new light results of educational reforms in respect of the all-Russian modernization. Teachers played an important role in formation of the local intellectuals, not only in education, but also in scientific studying of the native land.

Daily world of the obstetric institution in Lower Volga region in second half 1950 – first half 1980th years

In this article the change daily practices of the obstetric institution in the period of Khushchev’s and Brezhev’s Soviet reforms were analyzed. This article is based on the vast set of factual materials from the archives, published sources and periodical press.

Fighting church on the site in 1930: On the behavior of the Party and Soviet functionaries of the grass-roots level managers and ordinary believers

The article analyzes the relationship between the party and the grass-roots level Soviet functionaries and ordinary believers associated with the withdrawal from the church temples during the anti-religious campaign of the 1930s. Reconstructed model of behavior of participants of relations, explains the reasons for relatively easy win over the believers.

The national liberation movemen in the Balkans and Russian-Turkish War of 1877–1878 the newpaper «Saratov data sheet»

This article analyzes the publication of the newspaper "Saratov data sheet" during the Russian-Turkish war of 1877-1878. The author comes to a conclusion about the specifics reflect events in the regional press. The ideas of the Saratov society on the causes of the national liberation movement in the Balkans and Russia's war with the Ottoman Empire

Social-economic development of district towns of Saratov region in 1780-s - early 1800-s.

On the basis of archival and published sources, the author explores the number and occupations of the inhabitants of the district towns of Saratov province in the 1780s — early 1800s. This article also tells about changes in the social-economic development of settlements after receiving city status.

The history of the original Saratov in 1590–1604 years: the characteristics of sources and the chronology of events (before the Time of Troubles)

The article describes the the unknown pages of the history of Saratov during the first fifteen years since the founding of the city. The sources of the history of this period of Saratov are discussed in detail. Particular attention is paid to the sources of wintering in Saratov Persian embassy of Perkula Bek. 

Public health service development in the USSR in the second half of the 1950s – the first half of the 1960s (based on the data of the Lower Volga region)

The paper is devoted to the analysis of special medical care becoming an indispensible part of daily life of the Lower Volga region during Khrushchev`s and Brezhnev’s Soviet reforms.

This article is based on the vast set of factual materials from the archives, published sources and periodical press.

The process of migration to the post depositional territories of the Crimea and Northern Caucasus in 1944-1953: the main trends and outcomes

The article is devoted to the analysis of the complex and contradictory process of the migration of the soviet people in 1944-1953 within the territory of the Crimea and the Northern Caucasus, where the crimean tatars, chechens, ingushs, karachais, balkars and other ethnic groups were deported from. Also, the process of the migrants’ return from the post depositional territories is studied. The author makes a conclusion about the radical change of national structure in the Crimea and Northern Caucasus after the war.

The personnel policy in the Lower Volga region during the early postwar period (1946–1950)

The article presents the analysis of changes in the personnel policy caused by the transition to peacetime that allowed the local party and Soviet organizations to get stronger with the input of experienced employees, to raise the management level, to secure conformity and accordance within the party and society.

Pristine Saratov (1590-1609): the historiography of the question

The article considers the unknown pages of the history of Saratov during the first twenty years after the foundation of the city, the characteristic of the "Saratov Annals", composed 120 years ago is given. The main studies concerning this period of Saratov’s history are discussed in detail and their shortcomings are indicated.