Soviet Planning in Peace and War, 1938-1945 / Edition 1

Soviet Planning in Peace and War, 1938-1945 / Edition 1

by Mark Harrison
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521529379

ISBN-13: 9780521529372

Pub. Date: 07/18/2002

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book is about the impact of war on the Soviet system of economic planning and management between 1938 and 1945. What was the dynamic of change in the prewar Soviet economic system? How well was the Soviet economy prepared for war? What kind of war followed the German invasion of 1941, and what costs did it inflict on the Soviet Union? How did the Soviet

Overview

This book is about the impact of war on the Soviet system of economic planning and management between 1938 and 1945. What was the dynamic of change in the prewar Soviet economic system? How well was the Soviet economy prepared for war? What kind of war followed the German invasion of 1941, and what costs did it inflict on the Soviet Union? How did the Soviet economy measure up to wartime requirements, and what changes in economic organisation resulted? What lessons were laid down for the postwar Soviet approach to both peaceful and warlike tasks?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521529372
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/18/2002
Series:
Cambridge Russian, Soviet and Post-Soviet Studies Series, #45
Edition description:
First Paperback Edition
Pages:
315
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Acknowledgements; 1. Economic planning and the search for the balance; 2. The coming of war: plans and realities in 1941; 3. The Soviet productive effort; 4. The search for economic balance in wartime; 5. Soviet lessons from World War II; Appendices; Bibliography; Index.

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