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Industrial Revolution in Japan and Russia Documents Document 1 Source: Sergey Witte, Russian inance minister, secret letter to Tsar Nicholas II, 1899. 0000003872 00000 n 0000087264 00000 n 3 0 obj Many Soviet historians and economists have attempted to move the beginning of the Russian “industrial revolution” (promyshlennii perevorot) back to 1830, not, however, without qualifications or dissent. 0000005132 00000 n His host, a millionaire, was a “genuine Russian, with a beard and parted hair, and a long blue kaftan.” The merchant’s son, however, was clean shaven and dressed in a European suit, just as the father’s house was filled with European furniture. 0000177665 00000 n endstream 0000077477 00000 n 0000310805 00000 n The first alternative was not feasible: Russia possessed neither the locomotive engineers, nor machinists, nor skilled workmen who had sufficient training in the construction and operation of the new machines. It was a time when new cities came up and new industrialised regions developed, railways expanded and the Industrial Revolution occurred. /Filter /FlateDecode No more than a handful of urban markets functioned the year around, and only St. Petersburg could boast of a commercial exchange. A few primitive iron forges and salt works supplied the requirements of the larger estates and commercial towns. stream Other textile industries remained backward and even primitive. The Industrial Revolution and the Russian Empire1: Russian Industrialization took place during the Reign of Czar Alexander II (1855-1881) and differed from Western European Industrialization. 0000071253 00000 n 0000077110 00000 n 0000153611 00000 n xref 0000078234 00000 n 0000076857 00000 n /Name /Im7 %PDF-1.5 %���� 0000057017 00000 n However, the relationship of technology to economic growth is a complex one. x�c````dddff `eccg�������������������WPTRVQUS��������70426153��������wptrvqus�������� 0000064121 00000 n ... in Russia, China, Vietnam, and Cuba. 0000054913 00000 n 0000004904 00000 n Commercial conditions were primitive and stagnant. Many of the private industrial entrepreneurs in Moscow were Old Believers. >> It was the state which initiated, during the first decade of the reign of Alexander I, the educational reforms that followed on the creation of the first Ministry of Public Instruction in 1802. 4 0 obj %%EOF 0000095493 00000 n Ershov’s optimism was premature; at least three-quarters of a century had yet to pass before Russia would no longer be dependent on foreign technology. The gradual growth of industry in the country, always accompanied by falling prices for manufactured goods, will make it possible for our export trade to deal not only in raw materials, as at present, but also in industrial goods. >> endobj >> Russia’s Industrial Revolution was further helped along by its growing population and an increasing labor force. 0000004752 00000 n << /Type /XObject 0000053916 00000 n https://www.jstor.org/stable/j.ctt183pkz6, Beginnings of Russian Industrialization, 1800-1860, (For EndNote, ProCite, Reference Manager, Zotero, Mendeley...), Chapter 1 Russian Industry and Technology Prior to 1800, Chapter 2 Russian Industries in the Early Nineteenth Century, Chapter 6 The Administration of Industrial Development, Chapter 7 State Industrial Policy and War, Chapter 8 Social Origins of the Industrial Entrepreneur, Chapter 9 Religious Origins of the Industrial Entrepreneur, Chapter 12 The Building of the St. Petersburg-Moscow Railroad, Chapter 13 Locomotive Development, Operational Problems, and Railroad Planning, 1840-1860, Chapter 14 The Dissemination and Advance of Technical Knowledge, Chapter 15 Technical Education and Research. 0000054079 00000 n Russians who lived in cities during this period continued to comprise only a small segment of the total population. Russian industrial sector in the conditions of the Fourth Industrial Revolution September 2018 IOP Conference Series Materials Science and Engineering 404(1):012014 While Russia struggled against Napoleon for several years following this date, the domestic scene was witness to a vigorous and creative impulse in the building of new schools, in new enthusiasm on the part of students and expanded faculties, in educational experimentation, and in scholarship.... By the mid-nineteenth century, of the seven universities which were functioning in the Russian empire, the three most easterly and purely Russian institutions—Moscow, St. Petersburg, and Kazan—were the first to develop programs in science and technology. The two events are linked. /Type /XObject 0000063368 00000 n 0000068101 00000 n 0000069345 00000 n 1.2 Industrial Society and Social Change These political trends were signs of a new time. Nevertheless, a few small cities of a new and purely industrial type began to appear in some areas. The most significant features of the statistical picture of Russian industrial growth from 1800 to 1860 have been established by numerous recent Soviet monographs and articles devoted to the histories of specific industries.¹ Important changes took place during this period.