Social status of mining engineer in the XIX century

V.B. Kuznetsov

The article discusses the social background of the most important part of the Russian engineering community in the XIX century. The main components of the social status are analyzed, such as upbringing, education, financial standing and social security, scientific and operational excellence of mining engineers and researchers, as well as the attitude to them on behalf of the society and government. Conclusions and comparison are made.

№2 (132) 2017

Key words: mining engineer, mining institute, industrial revolution, modernization, education, wages and salaries, pensions, miner, metal-maker, researcher, plant, ore mine, prestige

Mining Industry Journal №2 (132) 2017, p.112