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International Accounting

Social and Economic Development of the Muscovite State: The Latter Half of the 15th to 17th Centuries

Vol. 21, Iss. 3, MARCH 2018

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Received: 10 January 2018

Received in revised form: 23 January 2018

Accepted: 15 February 2018

Available online: 15 March 2018


JEL Classification: E22, G01, G14, G17

Pages: 363374


Murav'eva L.A. Financial University under Government of Russian Federation, Moscow, Russian Federation

ORCID id: not available

Subject The article discusses the social and economic development of the Russian State with Moscow as the center in the second half of the 15th17th centuries, when the unified centralized State was being strengthened.
Objectives The article aims to show the peculiarities of the medieval development of Russia, slowly entering the early modern and capital original accumulation periods.
Methods For the study, I used the problematic-chronological and statistical methods of analysis.
Results The changes occurred in the Russian State in that period of time were reflected in legal documents executed as codes of law and council codes.
Conclusions Unlike the West European countries, commodity-money relations led to consolidation and legislative registration of feudal and serfdom relations in Russia in the 15th17th centuries.

Keywords: ancestral lands, patrimony, merchant class, craftsman, employer


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