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The Soviet century
Moshe Lewin ; edited by Gregory Elliott.

Published 2005 by Verso in London, New York .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Stalin knows where he wants to get to and is getting there
Autonomization versus federation? (1922-3)
Cadres into heretics
The party and its apparaty
Social flux and systemic paranoia
The impact of collectivization
Between legality and bacchanalia
How did Stalin rule?
The purges and their rationale
The scale of the purges
The camps and the industrial empire of the NKVD
An agrarian despotism?
E pur, si muove!
The KGB and the political opposition
The avalanche of urbanization
The administrators : bruised but thriving
Some leaders
Kosygin and Andropov
Lenin's time and worlds
Backwardness and relapse
Modernity with a twist
Urbanization : successes and failures
Labour force and demography : a conundrum
The bureaucratic maze
Telling the light from the shade?
What was the Soviet system?

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.


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Library of Congress
DK266 .L474 2005

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ix, 416 p. ;
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