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Guns and Rubles: The Defense Industry in the Stalinist State (Yale-Hoover Series on Stalin, Stalinism, and the Cold War)

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For this book a distinguished team of economists and historiansand#151;R. W. Davies, Paul R. Gregory, Andrei Markevich, Mikhail Mukhin, Andrei Sokolov, and Mark Harrisonand#151;scoured formerly closed Soviet archives to discover how Stalin used rubles to make guns. Focusing on various aspects of the defense industry, a top-secret branch of the Soviet economy, the volumeand#8217;s contributors uncover new information on the inner workings of Stalinand#8217;s dictatorship, military and economic planning, and the industrial organization of the Soviet economy.

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Previously unknown details about Stalinand#8217;s command system come to light, as do fascinating insights into the relations between Soviet public and private interests. The authors show that defense was at the core of Stalinand#8217;s system of rule; single-minded management of the defense sector helped him keep his grip on power.

About the Author

Mark Harrison is professor of economics, University of Warwick; honorary senior fellow of the Centre for Russian and East European studies, University of Birmingham; and distinguished visiting fellow of the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace, Stanford University. He lives in Coventry, UK.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780300125245
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Subject:
Russia (pre & post Soviet Union)
Other:
Harrison, Mark
Editor:
Harrison, Mark
Author:
Harrison, Mark
Subject:
History
Subject:
Military policy
Subject:
Industries - General
Subject:
Europe - Russia & the Former Soviet Union
Subject:
Soviet Union History 1925-1953.
Subject:
Soviet Union Military policy.
Subject:
Business Writing
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series:
Yale-Hoover Series on Stalin, Stalinism, and the Cold War
Publication Date:
20080831
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.13 x 1 in 1.25 lb

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