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Student
Title
Supervisor
Faculty
Educational Programme
Final Grade
Year of Graduation
Vera Feygina
Emigration and Repatriation of Volga Germans in 1874-1914
History
(Bachelor’s programme)
2018
The presented graduate work is dedicated to analysis of processes of emigration and repatriation of Volga Germans in the period from 1874 to 1914. The sources, including materials of the case management, law, periodic press and sources of personal origin, allow to reveal details about emigrants, their causes of emigration, their life in the Volga region and abroad.

To achieve the aim, the causes of emigration were identified and analyzed, certain characteristics of settlers and their influence on direction of emigration were considered, processes of integration and adaptation of Volga Germans in the new environment were investigated.

On the basis of the work the conclusion was made that emigration had a great impact on life of the resettled Volga Germans. The culture and identity of considered ethnic group evolved under the new conditions and changed Volga Germans beyond recognition.

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