Soviet investment for planned industrialisation, 1929-1937 policy and practice by World Congress for Soviet and East European Studies (2nd 1980 Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany)

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  • Capital investments -- Soviet Union,
  • Industries -- Soviet Union -- Finance,
  • Soviet Union -- Economic policy -- 1928-1932,
  • Soviet Union -- Economic policy -- 1933-1937

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Statementedited by R.W. Davies.
ContributionsDavies, R. W. 1925-
LC ClassificationsHC335.4 W67 1980
The Physical Object
Pagination179 p. --
Number of Pages179
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19076532M
ISBN 1093388432X

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Soviet investment for planned industrialisation, policy and practice: selected papers from the Second World Congress for Soviet and East European Studies Author: R W Davies ; International Committee for Soviet and East European Studies. Soviet investment for planned industrialisation, – Policy and practice (Berkeley).

Davies, R. ‘ Soviet military expenditure and the armaments industry, – A reconsideration ’, Europe-Asia Studies 45 (4): – Davies concluded, "In spite of its major imperfections and defects, Soviet planning achieved notable successes.

The outstanding achievement was the astonishing expansion in industrial investment, which was in /30 more than 90 per cent above the level of Cited by: DAVIES, R. (ed.). Soviet Investment for Planned Industrialisation, Policy and Practice.

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Davies / X Uncollected Writings on Russian Literature / Dimitry S. Mirsky / About this book Inthe 'spinal year' of the first five-year plan, a vast investment programme began the transformation of the Soviet Union from a peasant country into a great industrial power.

This book, the third part of The Industrialisation of Soviet Russia, re-examines the breakdown of. Rakovsky, p. 31 and T.

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Google ScholarAuthor: Jean-Paul Depretto. During the events described in The Socialist Offensive the collective farms achieved a commanding position in the Soviet countryside. They were planned as giant, fully socialist enterprises, modelled on the state-owned factories, and employing wage labour.

By the summer of the collective-farm compromise had been 1929-1937 book. The following are economic statistics from the Soviet Union’s First and Second Five-Year Plans with my commentary giving some context Soviet investment for planned industrialisation helping you better interpret the numbers.

The four periods depicted in these statistics are the following: 1) The last Czarist census of This represents the height of the economic development of the Russian Empire. Industrialization in the Soviet Union was a process of accelerated building-up of the industrial potential of the Soviet Union to reduce the economy 's lag behind the developed capitalist states, which was carried out from May to June The official task of industrialization was the transformation of the Soviet Union from a predominantly agrarian state into a leading industrial one.

“The Years of Progress: The Soviet Economy, – covers in detail the advance of industry, capital investment, domestic and foreign trade, and the upgrading of Soviet economic infrastructure.

The book has a well-organized structure and a straightforward chronological layout that makes reading this exhaustive study fascinating. AMERICAN ENGINEERS SUPPORT 5 YEAR PLAN American engineers who came to help build the new industries often said that the five-year plan was "utterly logical," but added, "if the people will stand for the sacrifices." Strong, Anna L.

The Soviets Expected It. New York, New York: The Dial press,p. Soviet Investment for Planned Industrialisation, Policy and Practice, (Berkeley Slavic Specialties, ). From Tsarism to the New Economic Policy: Continuity and Change in the Economy of the USSR, (Macmillan, ).

The late twenties and early thirties were perhaps the most transformative period in Soviet history. It was during this period Stalin consolidated his grip on power and was allowed to rule with impunity, instituting his “revolution from above” on the Soviet people. He actively transformed the culture of the time, giving birth to a new Russian nationalism, rejecting the earlier Bolshevik Author: Joshua R Keefe.

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A planned economy was to be introduced with, as its first task, the direction of all possible resources into intensive industrialization.

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by R. Davies (pp. ) Review by: Susan J. Linz. Soviet Investment for Planned Industrialization, Policy and Practice, edited by R.W. Davies, the University of Birmingham, B. Volumes in the Social Sciences, published by separate publishers: General Editor, Roger E.

Kanet. The Years of Hunger: Soviet Agriculture, was published in the early s and is becoming a staple for understanding industrialization and agriculture under Stalin. This book provides the most thorough and least biased understanding of collectivization/5.

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Where the Ghetto Ends. New York, The predominant account of Soviet industrialization in Western literature is that it aimed at accelerating economic growth by concentrating investment in heavy industry, a strategy credited to Author: Vladimir Kontorovich. example of building the industry through investment and reallocation of unproductive labor fromagriculture.

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The Soviet Defense Industry Complex in World War II I. Historical background 1. Formation and structure Defense factories already played an important role in prerevolutionary Russian industry.

They contributed significantly (although on an insufficient scale) to Allied military strength in World War I. Unable to avoid the general economic File Size: KB. In NovemberJoseph Stalin launched his “revolution from above” by setting two extraordinary goals for Soviet domestic policy: rapid industrialization and collectivization of agriculture.

His aims were to erase all traces of the capitalism that had entered under the New Economic Policy and to transform the Soviet Union as quickly as possible, without regard to cost, into an.

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2 by Davies, R. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The first detailed English socio-political history of Stalin's industrial revolution, during the initial Five-Year plan, depicts a period of sacrifice for the entire nation.

From the Back Cover This is the first political and social history in English of Stalin's industrial revolution during the First Five-Year Plan, Cited by:   A. Tsarist Russia received much more foreign investment than the Soviet Union did. Stalin's Soviet Union might have had a smaller population growth rate than Tsarist Russia did However, in spite of these two disadvantages, industrialization in Stalin's Soviet Union appears to have been faster (sometimes much faster) than it had been in.

Examines two areas of the industrial revolution in Russia - industrialization which would transform the nation's economy, and agricultural collectivization.

This film considers the effects of. For about 69 years, the Russian economy and that of the rest of the Soviet Union operated on the basis of a centrally planned economy, with a state control over virtually all means of production and over investment, production, and consumption decisions throughout the economy.

Economic policy was made according to directives from the Communist Party, which controlled all aspects of economic. On politika dogovorennostand Stalin's views on foreign investment and the government foreign trade monopoly, see memorandum from Stalin to the Politburo, 27 Decemberin Reiman, Birth of Stalinism, ; also 's work makes use of highly secret Soviet documents that were sent to Herbert von Dirksen of the German Foreign Ministry in and that the author discovered in.

The profound economic crisis of undermined the process of industrialisation and the stability of the regime. In spite of feverish efforts to achieve the over ambitious first five-year plan, the great industrial projects lagged far behind schedule. These were years of inflation, economic disorder and of terrible famine in In response to the crisis, policies and systems changed.

The Industrialization of Soviet Russia in the First Half Century Rprodce by the The Industrialization of Soviet Russia in the First Half Century by John P. Hardt Carl Modig 6. Planned Capital Investment in State Industry in the USSR, / 10 7. Share of USSR Industrial Output Produced in File Size: 1MB.

Industrialization -- Soviet Union. See also what's at your library, or elsewhere. Broader terms: Industrialization; Soviet Union; Filed under: Industrialization -- Soviet Union The Economics of Forced Labor: The Soviet Gulag, ed. by Paul R. Gregory and V.

Lazarev (PDF files at Hoover Institution); Items below (if any) are from related and broader terms. Nuclear power in the Soviet Union by B.A. Semenov* Even though the Soviet Union is a large industrial state which bases its economic development on its own mineral fuel resources, it cannot afford to neglect the development of nuclear power, because about 80% of its File Size: 1MB.Industrialization had enormous importance in strengthening the defense capacity of the country.

Soviet industry proved its superiority to the industry of fascist Germany during the Great Patriotic War (–45). Industrial development continued after the war. The Uzbek Soviet Socialist Republic (UzSSR) became one of the republics of the Soviet Union in During the Soviet era, Stalin imposed a centrally planned economy, introduced rapid industrialization and mandated collectivization.

As a result, the government controlled agricultural production, pricing, distribution, processing and trade.

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