An Expanded Bibliography and Reference Guide for the Former USSR's Ethnic Germans: Issues of Ethnic Autonomy, Group Repression, Cultural Assimilation, and Mass Emigration in the Twentieth Century and Beyond

Book review by Dr. LaVern J. Rippley, Editor, Society of German American Studies Newsletter, St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota

Schmaltz, Ph.D, Eric J. An Expanded Bibliography and Reference Guide for the Former USSR's Ethnic Germans: Issues of Ethnic Autonomy, Group Repression, Cultural Assimilation, and Mass Emigration in the Twentieth Century and Beyond. North Dakota State University Libraries, Germans from Russia Heritage Collection, Fargo, North Dakota, 2003.


Includes an explanatory essay by the author. Based in part on the author's dissertation at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln, this easy-to-read, comprehensive compilation is the first reference guide to appear in a generation. Offers a detailed chronicle of events for the Germans in Russia from 1914 to the present with an extensive list of abbreviations, technical terms, and an explanation of the form and content for the entries. The 60-page historiographical essay supplements the 150-page bibliography.

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