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On the Volga and other stories

PanteleД­mon Romanov

On the Volga and other stories

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Published by C. Scribner"s sons in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[by] Panteleimon Romanof; translated by Ann Gretton.
ContributionsGretton, Ann, tr.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.R6624 On
The Physical Object
Pagination286 p.
Number of Pages286
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6313217M
LC Control Number34036043
OCLC/WorldCa2918615

Barge Haulers on the Volga Information The Barge Haulers on the Volga is an oil on canvas painting which was done by a Russian painter, Llya Repin. He used oil to paint on canvas medium. Apart from being a painter he was also a famous realist and sculptor. This .


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On the Volga and other stories by PanteleД­mon Romanov Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book has supplied me with such a wealth of history about my ancestors. When and why they left Germany for Russia, when and why they left Russia for the U.S., how they lived, where exactly they lived. All of these questions are answered for my ancestors' colony and for the other Volga Germans as well.

This book is a by: 8. Genre/Form: Fiction Translations Translations into English: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Romanov, Panteleĭmon, On the Volga and other stories. The Volga has many tributaries, most importantly the rivers Kama, the Oka, the Vetluga, and the Volga and its tributaries form the Volga river system, which flows through an area of about 1, square kilometres (, square miles) in the most heavily populated part of Russia.

The Volga Delta has a length of about kilometres (99 miles) and includes as many as channels ⁃ coordinates: 57°9′N 32°36′E / °N °E. The Tragic Saga of the Volga Germans.

by Asya Pereltsvaig. When I was a college student in Russia, one of my classmates was a Volga German from Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan. At the time, her identity made no sense to me as Germany, the Volga River, and Uzbekistan are thousands of miles apart. Who are the Volga Germans.

The Volga Flows Forever ~ Book Three. By Sigrid Weidenweber. Center for Volga German Studies at Concordia University, Portland, Oregon,pages, $ Hardcover. Stories, Diaries and other accounts from the United States Military Camps.

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The early centuries of the Abbasid era witnessed a substantial network of. The story about The Black Volga is familiar to many people in Russia, Poland, Belarus, Ukraine, Hungary, and Mongolia. It was very popular mostly in the ’s and ’s.

In a way this particular urban legend is similar to stories about a Bogeyman, who mercilessly kidnaps children. Mission to the Volga is also the earliest surviving instance of sustained first-person travel narrative in Arabic—a pioneering text of peerless historical and literary value.

Together, the stories in Two Arabic Travel Books illuminate a vibrant world of diversity during the heyday of the Abbasid empire, narrated with as much curiosity and. The ancient tale of Joseph, son of Jacob, and Zulaykha was a "best seller" on the Silk Road from Russia to China. Before the Bolshevik revolution ofthe Tatars, a Turkic-speaking people living in the middle Volga, used this tale to propagate Islam among the animistic and Eastern Orthodox Finno-Ugric and Turkic peoples.

A reference book for Russian-German and German-Russian history and culture with place name listing of former German On the Volga and other stories book areas. Items included: Detailed time lines, discussions of deportations, martyrology, Russian and Soviet currency, and many other topics make this a veritable vademecum for the research of Germans from Russia.

The Dnieper, Volga, and Dvina used once to be living people. The Dnieper was a boy, and the Volga and Dvina his sisters. While they were still in childhood they were left complete orphans, and, as they hadn't a crust to eat, they were obliged to get their living by daily labor beyond their strength.

Birds of Heaven, and Other Stories Contents: Birds of heaven -- Isn't it terrible. -- "Necessity" -- On the Volga -- The village of God.

Language: English: LoC Class: PG: Language and Literatures: Slavic (including Russian), Languages and Literature: Subject: Russia -- Social life and customs -- Fiction Subject.

His book predates the general histories by Joseph S. Height and Adam Giesinger by about 10 years, so his is a true pioneering work. Frequently this reviewer questioned facts (e.g.

he says that German colonists took little or no part in the political life of the country in Russia), so it may not be the best first book to read.

D. Philipp Kaiser is a published author with 13 non-fiction books and fictional novels. MARCH TO THE VOLGA is the first in his series of historical fiction novels based on a Deutsche family as they leave Germany for the Volga Colonies in the ’s:   On reaching the Volga, other family members work at the power station; Krymov, the commissar, is a former son-in-law.

the richer book – shot through with human stories and a. THE TICKET, SEED OF THE VOLGA, FLESH ON THE BONE, and THE TANK COMMANDERa series of four family saga I write books/stories based on my family history. Born and raised in the Big Horn Basin of Wyoming, I graduated from UW with a degree in Design Mktg/5(4).

The stories about oil and gas sparked my interest in the region, but I became aware of other sites and places along the Caspian where salt, uranium, water. Stories also provide us with a connection to times and places that are far away or people we would like to know better.

Take time to share your stories. Willamette Valley Hop Field in the 's. Volgograd, formerly (until ) Tsaritsyn and (–61) Stalingrad, city and administrative centre of Volgogradoblast (region), southwestern Russia, on the Volga was founded as the fortress of Tsaritsyn in to protect newly acquired Russian territory along the Volga.

During the Russian Civil War (–20), Joseph Stalin organized the defense of the city in a major battle. Free download or read online The Sneetches and Other Stories pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Dr.

Seuss. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of 65 pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this childrens, childrens story are.

The book has been awarded with, and many others. - Following my Ancestors. See more ideas about Volga germans, Volga, German pins. Volga Bulgaria had a developed economy and extensive trade relations with neighboring regions. Thus, the local coinage was developed, and coins minted in other regions were in.

Volga River - Volga River - Climate: The climate of the Volga basin changes significantly from north to south. From its source to the Kama confluence, it lies within a temperate climatic zone characterized by a cold, snowy winter and a warm, rather humid summer.

From the Kama to below the Volga Hills, hot, dry summers and cold winters with little snow prevail. Other displays depicting the horrendous battle are as impressive for the incredible courage of Soviet soldiers as they are sobering for the terrible waste of human life on both sides.

The Press Conference. The Volga Peace Cruise continued its way up the Volga River and ended at Kazan, where the American group flew back to Moscow. Annotated Bibliography of Volga German Literature Aberle, George P. From the Steppes to the Prairies: The Story of the Germans Settling in Russia on the Volga and Ukraine, also, the Germans Settling in the Banat, and the Bohemians in Crimea, Their Resettlement in the Americas - North and South America and in Canada.

Bismarck, ND: Germans from Russia Heritage Society, (5th ed.). A substantial petroleum industry centers on the Volga valley. Other resources include natural gas, salt, and potash.

The Volga Delta has a length of about kilometers (99 miles) and includes as many as channels and smaller rivers. The Volga offer some superb fishing grounds.

There are fish species in the river including several kinds. The Deportation of the Volga Germans was the Soviet forced transfer of the whole of the Volga German population of the Volga German Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic to Siberia, and Kazakhstan on September 3,during World War all the ethnic German communities in the Soviet Union, the Volga Germans represented the single largest group expelled from their historical homeland.

The Volga, by contrast is perpetually serene, or that is how it appears in paintings by the likes of Isaak Levitan and Alexei Savrasov. In On the Volga, 19th Century Russian poet Nikolai Nekrasov.

The longest river in Europe, the Volga-Matushka is among the greatest rivers of the world. About 3,km long, it spans from western Russia, through Central Russia, right up to the Caspian Sea where it drains. A Slow Boat Down the Volga will paddle down it telling some wonderful stories.

#findyoursolitude This effort is powered by A Slow Boat Down the Volga Read More». As described in detail in the excellent book by Michael K. Jones, Stalingrad: How the Red Army Survived the German Onslaught, on Septem. Volga River Towns Fade Along With Prized Sturgeon Astrakhan, on the Volga River, once was known as Russia's caviar capital — but no more.

The Volga River is the longest river in Europe, at 2, miles. It has its source in the Valdai Hills about miles from St.

Petersburg, and flows into the Caspian Sea. The drainage basin of the Volga includes most of Western Russia, an area that is home to 11 of the 20 largest cities in Russia.

The Volga Rules is the sequel to Kremlin Games, itself a side-novel in the Ring of Fire alternate history series. In the former book, the Russian government hired a frequently drunk and depressed up-time Grantville resident Bernie Zeppi (whose mother died following Grantville's relocation to 17th century Europe due to the lack of modern medicines) to come east and help bring the wonders /5(41).

The Volga (Волга), one of Europe’s great rivers, winds for some km through Russia’s heartland and has been a part of the continent’s longest ‘highway’ since time immemorial. The stretch of the Volga between Nizhny Novgorod and the Caspian Sea forms a rich and fascinating cultural.

An Autobiographical German Account: Stalingrad. Heinz Schroter. Schroter was among the German War Correspondents Staff at Stalingrad. I first read it when I was 11 years old, & I have never forgotten its dedication: “This book is not a memor. The Volga Germans were German settlers who were invited to live and farm in the Volga River Valley in central Russia in the eighteenth century by.

About the Edition. George Valko has assembled a great collection of Volga information under "one roof," so to speak.

Using a wide variety of sources, which he credits generously, George relates the stories of those Volga Germans who lived along the Karaman River; emigrated to Chicago, IL and Sheboygan, WI; those who were deported to Siberia in ; and of the survivors who, when the.

and other jewels of great value. Amazement bewildered and dumbfounded the guests; but if a shadow of doubt had remained in the minds of some regarding the identity of the travellers, it was now wholly dispersed. And all paid honour to the three gentlemen, agreeing that they could be no other than those of the merchant family.

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A Home in America: A Volga German Story by Eunice Boeve, though listed as a Children’s/Young Adult book, would be of interest to readers of all ages. This work of fiction that takes place in captivated me as I learned about a whole segment of people I hadn’t previously known.

Browse through and read volga stories and books. Browse through and read volga stories and books Horror Realistic Humor Thriller Short Stories Historical Nonfiction Poetry Biography Other. Quizzes Stories People Tests Fiction that is long since forgotten.

Many stories have been told in your village of a beast that lives there. One day. Books Music Art & design TV & radio Stage Classical but the debris of a devastated city on the Volga. All other theatres were a sideshow compared with .These are stories about people and places that exist just outside our perceptions of space and time: in “Narrowing the Divide,” an escaped lab rat winds up in a philosophical conversation with a man whose wife sleeps in the next room; in “Cargot,” a failed actor is reincarnated as a garden snail and avenges himself with a Hollywood.