The Economic Transformation of the Soviet Union, 1913-1945 by R. W. Davies | 9780521451529 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
The Economic Transformation of the Soviet Union, 1913-1945

The Economic Transformation of the Soviet Union, 1913-1945

by R. W. Davies
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521451523

ISBN-13: 9780521451529

Pub. Date: 02/01/1994

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book is ideal for students studying a key period of Soviet economic history. It brings together and makes available the results of the latest research on Soviet industrialization, using a vast amount of primary evidence, and the methods of quantitative economic analysis. Leading scholars in the field analyze the Soviet economy sector by sector, from agriculture

Overview

This book is ideal for students studying a key period of Soviet economic history. It brings together and makes available the results of the latest research on Soviet industrialization, using a vast amount of primary evidence, and the methods of quantitative economic analysis. Leading scholars in the field analyze the Soviet economy sector by sector, from agriculture to defense and technology, and look at the key indicators of economic health over the period: employment, national income, exports, and population trends. The book concludes with two chapters comparing the Russian economy at war under tsarism and communism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521451529
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/01/1994
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.06(d)

Table of Contents

List of figures; List of maps; List of tables; Notes on contributors; Preface; Acknowledgements; Major events in Russian and Soviet economic development; 1. Changing economic systems: an overview R. W. Davies; 2. The crooked mirror of Soviet economic statistics S. G. Wheatcroft and R. W. Davies; 3. National income Mark Harrison; 4. Population S. G. Wheatcroft and R. W. Davies; 5. Employment and industrial labour J. D. Barber and R. W. Davies; 6. Agriculture S. G. Wheatcroft and R. W. Davies; 7. Industry R. W. Davies; 8. Transport J. N. Westwood; 9. Technology and the transformation of the Soviet economy Robert Lewis; 10. Foreign economic relations Robert Lewis; 11. The First World War and War Communism, 1914–1920 Peter Gatrell; 12. The Second World War Mark Harrison; Tables; Glossary; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

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