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Soviet Economic Development from Lenin to Khrushchev (New Studies in Economic and Social History)

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In the post-Revolution years between 1917-1965, the Soviet Union was transformed from a predominantly agrarian country into a major industrial power. Professor R.W. Davies discusses the inherent faults and strengths of the Soviet system and presents the results of recent Russian and Western research.

Synopsis:

In the course of the first half of the twentieth century, the USSR was transformed from a predominantly agrarian country into a major industrial power. This authoritative survey charts the bumpy Russian road to industrialisation and, using material from Russian archives opened since 1991, discusses the major controversies.

Synopsis:

Comprehensive survey of the transformation of the Soviet Union from a largely agrarian economy to a world superpower.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 85-91) and index.

Table of Contents

List of maps; List of figures; List of tables; Acknowledgements; Main dates in Russian and Soviet history; Glossary; 1. Introduction; 2. The Tsarist economy; 3. War Communism, 1918-1920; 4. The new economic policy of the 1920s; 5. Measuring Soviet economic growth; 6. Soviet economic development, 1928-1965; 7. The Soviet economic system, 1928-1965; 8. Soviet industrialisation in perspective; Further reading; References.

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ISBN:
9780521627429
Editor:
Kirby, Maurice
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Editor:
Kirby, Maurice
Author:
Davies, R. W.
Author:
Kirby, Maurice
Author:
Davies, Robert William
Location:
Cambridge, UK ;
Subject:
History
Subject:
Communism & Socialism
Subject:
Economic Policy
Subject:
Soviet Union
Subject:
Economic Conditions
Subject:
Economic History
Subject:
Soviet Union Economic conditions.
Subject:
Soviet Union History.
Subject:
Soviet Union Economic policy.
Subject:
Europe - Russia & the Former Soviet Union
Subject:
Public Policy - Economic Policy
Subject:
Political Ideologies - Communism & Socialism
Subject:
Politics - General
Series:
New Studies in Economic and Social History
Series Volume:
34
Publication Date:
19980331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
11 tables 1 figure 3 maps
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
8.50x5.48x.35 in. .30 lbs.

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History and Social Science » Economics » General
History and Social Science » Military » General History
History and Social Science » Politics » General
History and Social Science » Politics » Leftist Studies
History and Social Science » Russia » General Russian History
History and Social Science » Russia » Soviet Union
Science and Mathematics » Biology » Evolution

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"Synopsis" by , In the course of the first half of the twentieth century, the USSR was transformed from a predominantly agrarian country into a major industrial power. This authoritative survey charts the bumpy Russian road to industrialisation and, using material from Russian archives opened since 1991, discusses the major controversies.
"Synopsis" by , Comprehensive survey of the transformation of the Soviet Union from a largely agrarian economy to a world superpower.
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