The monograph “The Russian Cossacks in Tryokhrechye (the first half of the 20th century)” (Blagoveshchensk: AmGU Publ., 2016. 480 p.: illus.) by Yu.V. Argudyaeva is devoted to the historical and ethnographic characteristic of the Tryokhrechye Cossack emigrants in the 1920–1940s. The author continues the ethnographic researches which were partially concerned with the studying of ethnological aspects of the topic. The monograph gives information on the farmstead complex and biographies of heads of families of the the Tryokhrechye Cossacks for the first time. The basis of the book was formed by the published materials of the previous researchers, reminiscence of the Cossacks and their descendants presented in journals “Rubezh” (“Frontier”, Harbin, Vladivostok) and “Russkaya Atlantida” (“Russian Atlantis”, Chelyabinsk), field materials, and archival data.
Keywords: Tryokhrechye, Russians, Cossacks, emigration, ethnography
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