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Synopsis for JW3 Rivers Course Thurs 20 Jan

THE VOLGA: Russia's Iconic River


  • The Mighty Mother Volga

  • The Story of the Viking Rus and the Founding of first Russian State

  • Story of the Volga Germans from reign of Catherine the Great

  • Famines along the Volga

  • War on The Volga: Nazis meet their nemesis at Stalingrad


Some books referred to


The Volga River Tim McNeese

The Volga Janet Hartley

The Eurasian Steppe Warwick Ball

Russia Martin Sixsmith

Russia in the Age of Catherine the Great Isabel de Madriaga

Hitler and Stalin Laurence Rees

World War Two Antony Beevor

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