The Corporation under Russian Law, 1800-1917
A Study in Tsarist Economic Policy
By (author) Thomas C. Owen
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Corporation under Russian Law, 1800-1917 by Thomas C. Owen
Book DescriptionThis study analyses the legal framework imposed on corporations by the imperial Russian Government. It stresses the dual nature of the bureaucracy's policy toward modern capitalist enterprise: encouragement for the sake of economic development, and regimentation in the interest of maintaining autocratic control. By illuminating the political nature of the autocracy's economic agenda, Professor Owen seeks to explain why Russian corporate law became increasingly restrictive toward the end of the imperial period. Attention is also given to the practices of Russian capitalists, whose occasional abuses of corporate power justified restrictive laws in the eyes of officials. The emphasis of this study on the uneasy accommodation between tsarist autocracy and the modern corporation clarifies aspects of Russian political, economic, and cultural life that hindered the development of capitalism on the eastern periphery of Europe.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521391269
(204mm x 159mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 26-Apr-1991
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Thomas C. Owen
Capitalism and Politics in Russia, Paperback (December 2008)
The author examines the essential aspects of traditional merchant culture in the early nineteenth century.
Russia in the Nineteenth Century, Hardback (October 2005)
This covers the history of Russia from the defeat of Napoleon to the eve of World War I. It is the first such work by a post-Soviet Russian scholar to appear in English. It examines the decay of the two central institutions of tsarist Russia: serfdom and autocracy; the major social groups and how they reacted to the Great Reforms.
Dilemmas of Russian Capitalism, Hardback (March 2005)
Fedor Chizhov built the first railroad owned entirely by Russian stockholders, created Moscow's first bank and mutual credit society, and launched the first profitable steamship line based in Archangel. In this valuable book, Thomas Owen vividly illuminates the life and world of this seminal figure in early Russian capitalism.
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The story of the uneasy accommodation between tsarist autocracy and the modern corporation.
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