Economic Culture and Economic Behaviour of Russian Old Believers in 18-19th Centuries: Value and Institutional Approach

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The article clarifies a modern state of business culture history. The new approach to studying this aspect is offered in the article. The research model is verified on the Old Belief community material. The analysis has demonstrated that the fundamentals of Old Believers economic culture were formed with such traits as self-importance and priority of deed, economic activity, recognition of excessive work as necessary, personal responsibility for somebody's own business, etc. The system of spiritual values and moral institutions conditioned formally contradictory forms of business behaviour too.

V V Kerov

Russian University of Peoples' Friendship

Email: ker@mail.girmet.ru
Кафедра истории России; Российский университет дружбы народов; Russian University of Peoples' Friendship

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