Cover: Ukrainian Economic History in HARDCOVER

Ukrainian Economic History

Interpretive Essays

Edited by I. S. Koropeckyj

Add to Cart

Product Details


$34.50 • £27.95 • €31.00

ISBN 9780916458355

Publication Date: 04/02/1991


  • Preface
  • Chronology of Historical Events in the Ukraine prior to World War I
    • 1. Periodization of Ukrainian Economic History [I. S. Koropeckyj]
  • I. Kievan Rus’
    • 2. The Economy of Kievan Rus’: Evidence from the Pravda Rus’skaia [Daniel H. Kaiser]
    • 3. Aspects of the Nomadic Factor in the Economic Development of Kievan Rus’ [Peter B. Golden]
    • 4. The Flourishing of Kiev’s International and Domestic Trade, ca. 1100–ca. 1240 [Thomas S. Noonan]
  • II. The Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries
    • 5. Cossack Ukraine and Baltic Trade, 1600–1648: Some Observations on an Unresolved Issue [Stephen Velychenko]
    • 6. Trade and Muscovite Economic Policy toward the Ukraine: The Movement of Cereal Grains during the Second Half of the Seventeenth Century [Carol B. Stevens]
    • 7. Petrine Mercantilist Economic Policies toward the Ukraine [Bohdan Krawchenko]
    • 8. Ukrainian Grain and the Russian Market in the Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries [Robert E. Jones]
  • III. The Nineteenth Century
    • 9. Population Change in the Ukraine in the Nineteenth Century [Ralph S. Clem]
    • 10. Industrial Development and the Expansion of Free Labor in the Ukraine during the First Half of the Nineteenth Century [Leonid Melnyk]
    • 11. Development of the Ukrainian Economy, 1854–1917: The Imperial View [Martin C. Spechler]
    • 12. Urbanization and the Ukrainian Economy in the Mid-Nineteenth Century [Boris P. Balan]
    • 13. The South Ukraine as an Economic Region in the Nineteenth Century [Patricia Herlihy]
    • 14. The East European Peasant Household and the Beginnings of Industry: East Galicia, 1786–1914 [Richard L. Rudolph]
  • Index
  • List of Contributors

From Our Blog


Who We Might Have Been, and Who We Will Become

Who among us hasn’t considered what our lives would be like if we had taken alternate paths, made different decisions? Storytellers of every stripe write of the lives we didn’t have, says Andrew H. Miller, author of On Not Being Someone Else: Tales of Our Unled Lives. As we live through a worldwide pandemic, the ideas of what might have been are even more appealing. Much like the adolescents on the verge of adulthood in Sally Rooney’s novel Normal People, Miller tells us, we wait to see what comes next.