History of Soviet Russia: v. 1, Pt. 1: Section 4-Foundations of a Planned Economy 1926-29

History of Soviet Russia: v. 1, Pt. 1: Section 4-Foundations of a Planned Economy 1926-29


By (author) Edward Hallett Carr, By (author) R. W. Davies


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  • Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
  • Format: Hardback | 452 pages
  • Dimensions: 148mm x 222mm x 40mm | 710g
  • Publication date: 1 December 1969
  • Publication City/Country: Basingstoke
  • ISBN 10: 0333245709
  • ISBN 13: 9780333245705
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations

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Author information

E.H. CARR who died in 1982 at the age of ninety was a Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, UK, and an Honorary Fellow of Balliol College, Oxford, UK. His books include International Relations between the Two World Wars 1919-1939, The Twenty Years' Crisis 1919-1939, Nationalism and After, The New Society, What is History?, 1917: Before and After, Michael Bakunin, The Russian Revolution From Lenin to Stalin 1917-1929, the fourteen volume History of Soviet Russia and The Twilight of the Comintern 1930-1935. R. W. DAVIES is Director of the Centre for Russian and East European Studies at the University of Birmingham.

Table of contents

Contents PART 1: AGRICULTURE The Harvest of 1926 The Harvest of 1927 The Harvest of 1928 Land and the Peasant Agricultural Cooperatives Kolkhozy Sovkhozy Mechanized Agriculture The Conract System Land Consolidation The Eve of the 'Break-Through' PART 2: INDUSTRY Industrialization in Progress Costs and Efficiency Organization of State Industry Non-State Industry The Reshaping of Industry PART 3: LABOUR The Labour Force The Drive for Productivity Wages Trade Unions The Specialists Social Policies PART 4: TRADE AND DISTRIBUTION The Market and the Plan The Socialized Sector The Private Sector Control of Prices Consumption and Rationing Foreign Trade PART 5: FINANCE Finance and Planning The State Budget Credit, Currency and Banking PART 6: PLANNING Principles of Planning Agencies of Planning The Control of Figures Operational Plans The General Plan The Five-Year Plan Major Projects Tables List of Abbreviations Table of Approximate Equivalents Index