Title

The Rise of the Old Orthodox Merchants of Moscow 1771-1894

Date of Award

1975

Degree Type

Dissertation

Degree Name

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Department

History

Keywords

Russia, Economy, Religious minority, Entrepreneurs, Orthodox Church

Subject Categories

History

Abstract

The Old Orthodox, those who remained faithful to the Orthodox Church as it was before the changes of the mid-seventeenth century, are the religious minority that played a noticeable role in the economy of Russia. ...

This study will investigate the origins and the form of this entrepreneurial activity among the Old Orthodox families of Moscow.

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