Bread upon the waters : the St. Petersburg grain trade and the Russian economy, 1703-1811 /

In eighteenth-century Russia, as elsewhere in Europe, bread was a dietary staple - truly grain was the staff of economic, social, and political life. Early on Tsar Peter the Great founded St. Petersburg to export goods from Russia's vast but remote interior and by doing so to drive Russia'...

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Author / Creator: Jones, Robert E., 1942- (Author)
Format: eBook Electronic
Language notes:English.
Imprint: Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, 2013.
Series:Series in Russian and East European studies.
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