Внешняя торговля как фактор расширения границ Российской Империи в XVIII веке (Foreign Trade as the Factor of Expansion of the Borders of the Russian Empire in the 18th Century

Volga Branch of Institute of Russian History of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Samara, No. 3, March 2011

61 Pages Posted: 1 Sep 2012

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Vladimir Shkunov

Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS)

Date Written: March 9, 2011

Abstract

The eighteenth century was the period of considerable expansion of borders of the Russian empire. It was East that influenced this process. The special role of Russia’s advancement in adjacent regions in the 18th century was played by foreign trade. Trade and economic interests induced the Russian merchants to develop new areas and to strengthen their positions in the Asian markets.

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Keywords: foreign trade, Asia, borders, development of the markets, Siberia, the East, the merchant capital

Suggested Citation

Shkunov, Vladimir, Внешняя торговля как фактор расширения границ Российской Империи в XVIII веке (Foreign Trade as the Factor of Expansion of the Borders of the Russian Empire in the 18th Century (March 9, 2011). Volga Branch of Institute of Russian History of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Samara, No. 3, March 2011, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2139584

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