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During the events described in The Socialist Offensive the collective farms achieved a commanding position in the Soviet countryside. The emergence of the collective farm in 1929-30, discussed in the present volume, was a crucial stage in the formation of the Soviet system.
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R. W. DAVIES is Professor of Soviet Economic Studies in the Centre for Russian and East European Studies of the University of Birmingham. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Birmingham and subsequently held a research post at the University of Glasgow. In the course of his research on Soviet industrialisation he has paid five visits to the Soviet Union to study in Moscow and Leningrad libraries. His previous publications include The Development of the Soviet Budgetary System, Science Policy in the USSR (co-author), The Soviet Union (editor), and he collaborated with E. H. Carr on volumes nine and ten of the fourteen-volume A History of Soviet Russia.Review:
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'The Soviet Economy in Turmoil will be read avidly by all specialists on the Soviet economy; it should also be consulted by anyone with an interest in the history of the 20th century.' - Alistair McAuley, Economic Journal
'Future generations of university students may well follow courses on comparative Russian/Soviet perestroika studies from Peter the Great to Gorbachev. If so, they will find in The Soviet Economy in Turmoil an essential text.' - David Dyker, Slavonic and East European Review
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Book Description Macmillan, 1980. Hardcover. Condition: Brand New. 216 pages. 8.50x5.43 inches. In Stock. Seller Inventory # zk0333261720