Louri, Helen and Pepelasis Minoglou, Ioanna (1997): Diaspora entrepreneurial networks in the Black Sea and Greece, 1870-1917. Published in: Journal of European Economic History , Vol. 26, No. 1 (1997): pp. 69-104.
Download (1MB) | Preview
This study follows the socio-economic aspects of the Greek entrepreneurial network in southern Russia in 1870-1917 using largely new material from Russian archives. The multi-dimensional character of Greek merchants (often being industrialists and landowners) and the close links established between the Greek trade, banking and shipping networks are confirmed. Their contribution to the Greek economy via foreign government loans raised in the international capital market is enquired. Finally, the decline of the diaspora is found to be a long drawn-out process which began in Odessa in the 1870s and spread to the eastern ports of the Black Sea prior to the Balkan Wars and World War I, thus predating the October revolution of 1917.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Diaspora entrepreneurial networks in the Black Sea and Greece, 1870-1917|
|Subjects:||N - Economic History > N2 - Financial Markets and Institutions > N23 - Europe: Pre-1913
N - Economic History > N1 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Industrial Structure; Growth; Fluctuations > N10 - General, International, or Comparative
N - Economic History > N2 - Financial Markets and Institutions > N24 - Europe: 1913-
|Depositing User:||Helen Louri|
|Date Deposited:||04. Apr 2011 06:15|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 17:13|
Ananiich, B.V., Bankers Houses in Russia, 1860-1914, (Leningrad 1991).
Dertilis, G.B. and Kostis, K., (eds), Issues in Modern Greek History (18th-20th Century), (Athens 1992), (in Greek).
Dovnar-Zapolskii, M.V., Russian Exports and the World Market, Kiev, 1914.
Gindin, I.F., State Banks and the Economic Policy of the Tzarist Government, 1861-1892, (Moscow 1960).
Harlaftis, G., A History of Greek-owned Shipping: The Making of an International Tramp Fleet, 1830 to the Present Day, (London 1996).
Harlaftis, G., Greek Seamen and Greek Ships on the Eve of W.W.I., (Athens 1994), (in Greek).
Harlaftis, G., “The Role of the Greeks in Black Sea Trade, 1830-1900”, in L.R. Fischer and H.W. Nordvik (eds), Shipping and Trade, 1750-1950: Essays in International Maritime Economic History, (Ponterfract 1990).
Herlihy, P., “Greek Merchants in Odessa in the 19th Century”, Harvard Ukranian Studies III/IV, 1979-1980.
Hadjiiosif, H., “Greek Merchant Communities and Independent Greece: Interpretations and problems”, Politis, 1983, pp. 28-34 (in Greek).
Kitroeff, A., “The Greek Diaspora in the Mediterranean and the Black Sea as Seen through American Eyes” (1815-1861) in S. Vryonis, Jr., The Greeks and the Sea, (New York 1994).
Kozmin, K.V., Russian Grain Exports, (St. Petersburg 1912).
Lamzdorf, V.R., Diaries, 1894-1896, (Moscow 1991).
Soloviev, J., Memories of a Diplomat, (Moscow 1959).