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«Economic History» (2021y. №55)


ISSN 2409-630X (Print), ISSN 2618-916X (Online)

DOI: 10.15507/2409-630X.055.017.202104.341-348

УДК 336.2; 347.73

Vasily A. Grigorkin

National Research Ogarev Mordovia State University (Saransk, Russia),



The Role of Wine Buyouts in the Formation of the Initial Capital of the Russian Entrepreneurship of the XIX century: on the Example of D. E. Benardaki


Introduction. The entrepreneurial activity in history has passed a very long distance in the course of its evolutionary development. At each of the stages of its development, it possessed very specific features and qualities that directly depended on a number of various factors. These factors include: the level of development of productive forces, the nature of various (socio-economic, production, political) relationships, forms of ownership and their changes. Materials and Methods. Comparative historical, chronological and genealogical research methods were used, the principles of objectivity and historicism were observed. Results. By the time the lease system was canceled, the period of initial capital accumulation for the former leaseholders was over. Discussion and Conclusion. One of the main stages in the development of Russian entrepreneurship falls on the first half of the 19th century. At this time, directly related to the beginning and development of the industrial revolution, there was a significant acceleration of the processes of initial capital accumulation. This process was based on various forms and types of trade and intermediary activities within the developing the all-Russian market.

Keywords: wine buyouts, entrepreneurship, accumulation of initial capital, Dmitry Egorovich Benardaki, investments, trade.

For citation: Grigorkin V. A. The role of wine buyouts in the formation of the initial capital of the Russian entrepreneurship in the XIX century: on the example of D. E. Benardaki. Ekonomicheskaya istoriya = Russian Journal of Economic History. 2021; 17(3): 341–348. (In Russ.). DOI: 10.15507/2409-630X.055.017.202104.341-348.


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