Soviet Economic Development from Lenin to Khrushchev (New Studies in Economic and Social History)

ISBN: 9780521627429
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Edition: 1st
Publication Date: 1998-03-28
Number of pages: 128
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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.

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