Soviet Economic Development from Lenin to Khrushchev

Soviet Economic Development from Lenin to Khrushchev

by R. W. Davies
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521627427

ISBN-13: 9780521627429

Pub. Date: 08/28/2007

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book provides a comprehensive survey of Soviet economic development from 1917 to 1965 in the context of the prerevolutionary economy. In these years the Soviet Union was transformed from a predominantly agrarian country into a major industrial power. These developments resulted in great economic achievements at great human cost. Professor Davies discusses the

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This book provides a comprehensive survey of Soviet economic development from 1917 to 1965 in the context of the prerevolutionary economy. In these years the Soviet Union was transformed from a predominantly agrarian country into a major industrial power. These developments resulted in great economic achievements at great human cost. Professor Davies discusses the inherent faults and strengths of the Soviet system, paying particular attention to the major controversies, and presents the results of recent Russian and Western research.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521627429
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/28/2007
Series:
New Studies in Economic and Social History Series, #34
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.31(d)

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; Index.

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