Siberian merchants in the latter half of the nineteenth century
Authors: Skubnevskii, V. A.; Goncharov, Iu. M.
Source: Sibirica, Volume 2, Number 1, Spring 2002 , pp. 21-42(22)
Publisher: Berghahn Journals
Abstract:This article traces developments in Siberian trade and manufacturing in the period between the emancipation of the serfs and the early 1900s. Particular emphasis is placed on the evolving nature and role of the guild merchants. Attention is devoted to social change among the merchants, including education and their significance in local government and philanthropy.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: Spring 2002
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