Accounting for War: Soviet Production, Employment, and the Defence Burden, 1940-1945

Accounting for War: Soviet Production, Employment, and the Defence Burden, 1940-1945

by Mark Harrison
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521482658

ISBN-13: 9780521482653

Pub. Date: 02/28/2008

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

How did the Soviet Union compare economically with its allies and adversaries before and during World War II? Was Soviet economic survival under massive German attack to be expected? What was the cost of the war in rubles, lives and foregone postwar economic well-being? In this book Mark Harrison answers these questions, providing a comprehensive analysis of the

Overview

How did the Soviet Union compare economically with its allies and adversaries before and during World War II? Was Soviet economic survival under massive German attack to be expected? What was the cost of the war in rubles, lives and foregone postwar economic well-being? In this book Mark Harrison answers these questions, providing a comprehensive analysis of the hitherto secret Soviet statistical record.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521482653
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/28/2008
Series:
Cambridge Russian, Soviet and Post-Soviet Studies Series, #99
Pages:
376
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.98(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. The research agenda; 2. An inside view; 3. Measuring Soviet GNP; 4. Industry; 5. GNP and the defence burden; 6. The Alliance; 7. War losses; 8. Conclusion; Appendices; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

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