This book traces the history of Germans on the Volga during the trying years o f the second half of the eighteenth century. Special attention is paid to the development of the mechanism of inviting and settling foreign colonists along the Volga.
German Colonies on the Volga
The economic situation of the colonists is examined in detail for the first time. The causes of the immigrant's initial critical situation during their first years of residence in the Saratov region and their successful economic activities during this time are revealed. The system of government in the colonies is also researched in detail.
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