History of Forestry of the Mari Region in Written Sources of the Second Half of XIX—Early XX Centuries

ALEXANDER A. FILONOV

Abstract


The article analyzes the information potential and source value of various types of written sources on forestry of the Mari region in the second half of XIX—early XX centuries. These include legislative acts, office records of public institutions, statistical materials, periodical printing, testimonies and memories of contemporaries of the period under review. These historical sources contain valuable information on the state and development of forestry in the Mari region, changes in the natural environment, state forest policy, timber industry, timber trade and the functioning of the Kozmodemyansk forest fair, which was of all-Russian importance.

Keywords


Forestry, Mari Region, Written Sources.Text


DOI
10.12783/dtssehs/icesd2020/34119

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