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Dilemmas of Russian capitalism : Fedor Chizhov and corporate enterprise in the railroad age

Author: Thomas C Owen
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press, 2005.
Series: Harvard studies in business history, 44.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"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 illuminates the life and world of this seminal figure in early Russian capitalism." "Richy documented from Chizhov's detailed diary, this work offers an insightful exploration of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Owen, Thomas C.
Dilemmas of Russian capitalism.
Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press, 2005
(OCoLC)654196613
Named Person: Fedor Chizhov; Fedor Chizhov; Fedor V Čižov; Fedor V Čižov
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas C Owen
ISBN: 0674015495 9780674015494
OCLC Number: 56419654
Description: xiv, 275 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction : biography and business history --
1. The search for a vocation --
2. Economic nationalism in theory --
3. Economic nationalism in practice --
4. Chizhov's legacy --
Conclusion : the death of Fedor Vasilievich.
Series Title: Harvard studies in business history, 44.
Responsibility: Thomas C. Owen.

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