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Social Dimensions of Soviet Industrialization

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Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

"This is a fine book, impressive in both quantity and quality." --Journal of Economic History

"The collection stands out as one of the most useful volumes currently available on the Soviet Union in the 1930s." --Labour History Review

"Altogether, this book succeeds in opening up the social history of the Soviet Union in the era of planning for those students and scholars who are ready to advance beyond the old stereotypes."

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 285-289) and index.

About the Author

WILLIAM G. ROSENBERG is Professor of History at the University of Michigan. He is author of Liberals in the Russian Revolution and co-author (with Diane P. Koenker) of Strikes and Revolution in Russia, 1917. LEWIS H. SIEGELBAUM is Professor of Modern Russian History at Michigan State University. He is author of Soviet State and Society between Revolutions, 1918-1929 and Stakhanovism and the Politics of Productivity in the USSR.

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION

William G. Rosenberg and Lewis H. Siegelbaum

I. Conceptualizing the Command Economy: Western Historians on Soviet Industrialization

Lewis H. Siegelbaum and Ronald G. Suny

II. The Great Departure: Rural-Urban Migration in the Soviet Union, 1929-33

Sheila Fitzpatrick

III. Social Mobility in the Countryside

Stephan Merl

IV. Peopling Magnitostroi: The Politics of Demography

Stephen Kotkin

V. The Management of Soviet Industry, 1928-41

R.W. Davies

VI. The Scope, Authority, and Personnel of the New Industrial Commissariats in Historical Context

Don K. Rowney

VII. The Commander and the Rank and File: Managing the Soviet Coal-Mining Industry, 1928-33

Hiroaki Kuromiya

VIII. Masters of the Shop Floor: Foremen and Soviet Industrialization

Lewis H. Siegelbaum

IX. Factories within Factories: Changes in the Structure of Work and Management in Soviet Machine-Building Factories, 1926-34

David Shearer

X. Criminal Justice and the Industrial Front

Peter Solomon, Jr.

XI. Engineers of Human Souls in a Age of Industrialization: Changing Cultural Models, 1929-41

Katerina Clark

XII. Soviet Industrialization from a European Perspective

Geoff Eley

XIII. On Soviet Industrialization

Moshe Lewin

GUIDE TO FURTHER READING

Compiled by Steven Coe

CONTRIBUTORS

INDEX

Product Details

ISBN:
9780253207722
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Location:
Bloomington, IN
Author:
Rosenberg, William G.
Author:
Siegelbaum, Lewis H.
Subject:
Soviet Union
Subject:
Industrialization
Subject:
Soviet Union Economic policy 1928-1932.
Subject:
Industries
Subject:
Business Writing
Subject:
Russia (pre & post Soviet Union)
Subject:
Eurasian Studies; East European; Economics; History; Russia; Russian; Twentieth Century or Later
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Series:
Indiana-Michigan Series in Russian and East European Studies
Series Volume:
no. 84-50146
Publication Date:
19930401
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
329
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.12 in 1.12 lb

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