About The Book
This volume contains the papers presented at the Third Quinquennial Conference on Ukrainian Economics, held at the Ukrainian Research Institute, Harvard University.
Table of Contents
Chronology of Historical Events in Ukraine prior to World War I
Periodization of Ukrainian Economic History
Daniel H. Kaiser
The Economy of Kievan Rus': Evidence from the Pravds Rus'kaiamy
Peter B. Golden
Aspects of the Nomadic Factor in the Economic Development of Kievan Rus'
Thomas S. Noonan
The Flourishing of Kiev's International and Domestic Trade, ca. 1100-ca. 1240
Cossack Ukraine and Baltic Trade 1600-1648: Some Observations on an Unresolved Issue
Carol B. Stevens
Trade and Muscovite Economic Policy toward Ukraine
Petrine Mercantalist Economic Policies toward Ukraine
Robert E. Jones
Ukrainian Grain and the Russian Market in the Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries
Ralph S. Clem
Population Change in Ukraine in the Nineteenth Century
Industrial Development and the Expansion of Free Labour in Ukraine during the First Half of the Nineteenth Century
Martin C. Spechler
Development of the Ukrainian Economy, 1854-1917: The Imperial View
Boris P. Balan
Urbanization and the Ukrainian Economy in the Mid-Nineteenth Century
S-outh Ukraine as an Economic Region in the Nineteenth Century
Richard L. Rudolph
The East European Peasant Household and the Beginnings of Industry: East Galicia
The essays are divided chronologically into three parts, covering the periods of Kyivan-Rus', the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, and the nineteenth century. They are not intended to give a comprehensive survey of Ukrainian economic history but primarily to deal with important economic issues of particular periods. The problem of the orientation of the Kyivan Principality with regard to the nomadic East and Byzantine South is discussed in the first part.
The second part analyzes economic ties with the West and Muscovy during the Cossack period and afterwards.The contributions in the third part deal with the important problems of economic development during Ukraine's rebirth as a modern nation in the nineteenth century. Issues discussed include: population change, industrialization, relations with the Russian imperial metropolis, urbanization, and the development of the southern and western regions (within the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy). The introductory essay offers a proposal for a periodization scheme of Ukrainian economic history.
Includes a six-page chronology of Historical Events in Ukraine prior to World War I.
See Industry, Forest, Dolyna oil field, and Dnieper Hydroelectric Station in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine.
About The Author
Iwan S. Koropeckyj is professor emeritus, Temple University. He began his studies in Germany and completed them in the United States with a Ph.D. in economics from Columbia University. The author of several articles and books, Koropeckyj wrote
- Leonard Friesen's review in Journal of Ukrainian Studies, Vol. 19, No. 2, (1994), pp. 87-89
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