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«Промысел стараться умножить»: деятельность Cальной компании А.Д. Меншикова и морские промыслы на Русском Севере. 1704–1721 г.

С. 71-77.

The paper deals with one of the first enterprise-monopolist, this establishment marked the starting point of the era in the history of Russian marine harvesting known as «The time of monopolies». This company established in 1703 and since the next year got control over the blubber trade in the Russian North. Alexander Menshikov being one of the major shareholders gave his name to the monopoly. The paper explores the market and hunting activities of the company, organizational structure and the interrelations between the shareholders and the personnel. The special role of the administrative support in order to prevent illegal blubber trade in the financial success of the company deserves special attention

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Edited by: П. А. Кротов Вып. 5(12). СПб.: XVIII век, 2014.