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Economic atlas of the Soviet Union

George Kish

Economic atlas of the Soviet Union

by George Kish

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Published by University of Michigan Press in Ann Arbor .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Russia -- Economic conditions -- Maps

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [88]-89.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG2111 G1 K5 1960
    The Physical Object
    Pagination96 p.
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14322810M

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    Explore our list of Soviet Union - Economic Aspects Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Throughout the existence of the Soviet Union, Western "experts" insisted that the communist experiment might still be considered successful, in some sense, because of its supposed advances in the economic sphere. They believed it was possible (though not, perhaps, desirable) to trade personal liberty for economic efficiency.


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Economic issues were the cornerstone of soviet ideology and the soviet system, and economic issues brought the whole system crashing down in This book is a record of what happened, and it is also an analysis of the failure of Soviet economics as a concept.4/5(2). In the same way Alec Nove's economic history of the USSR comes at the history of the Soviet In the same way Alec Nove's economic history of the USSR comes at the history of the Soviet Union from a very particular angle, yet illuminates the whole period from down to in a comprehensive way/5.

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The Red Atlas: How the Soviet Union Secretly Mapped the World by John Davies and Alexander J Kent is published by University of Chicago Press, price $35 / £ You may not be surprised to learn that during the Cold War the Soviet Union gathered information about the West.

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Turkmenistan gained independence in. Compiled under his editorship and with his direct participation, the Economic-Statistical Atlas of the European Russia, the first Russian economic atlas, summarized key. After the fall of the Soviet Union, the VDNKh’s name was changed to VVC, or “All-Russian Exhibition Center.” However, inthe people of Moscow voted.

The Soviet Union or Union of Soviet Socialist Republics was born and expanded as a union of Soviet republics formed within the territory of the Russian Empire abolished by the Russian Revolution of followed by the Russian Civil War of The geographic boundaries of the Soviet Union varied with time, but after the last major Location: East Europe, North Asia, Central Asia and Caucasus, Soviet Union Founded =   In the early s, a catastrophic famine swept across the Soviet Union.

The chaos of collectivization, combined with poor harvests and brutal socio-economic policies, devastated the country’s Author: Jessica Gingrich. This atlas consists of 20 maps, tables, charts, and graphs with complementary text illustrating Soviet government machinery, trade and political relations, and military stance.

Some topics depicted by charts and graphs include: (1) Soviet foreign affairs machinery; (2) Soviet intelligence and security services; (4) Soviet position in the United Nations; (5) Soviet foreign trade; (6) Author: Harry F.

Young. Information on Economic and Social Consequences of the Chernobyl Accident. J The following report was presented to the July session of the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations by the delegations of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, the Belorussian Soviet Socialist Republic and the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic.

Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), Rus. Soyuz Sovetskikh Sotsialisticheskikh Respublik, former republic. It was established in and dissolved in The Soviet Union was the first state to be based on Marxist socialism (see also Marxism; communism).Until the Communist party indirectly controlled all levels of government; the party's politburo effectively ruled the.

The present English translation of J. Stalin’s Economic Problems of Socialism in the U.S.S.R. is a reprint of the text given in the English pamphlet by the same name, published in Moscow, Changes have been made according to other English translations of the pamphlet.

The Validity of Soviet Economic Statistics, Edward L. Allen. The publication, beginning inof a variety of Soviet statistical handbooks on the economy of the USSR signalled the end of a twenty-year data drought.

This shift from the Stalin-imposed era of virtually complete concealment, when even a report on the production of samovars was considered a state. A substantial crowd of well over a hundred highly-motivated students, from a wide variety of academic units, including the Department of Economics, EURUS, the Department of History, NPSIA, and the Department of Political Science, together with a select contingent of faculty and members of the broader Ottawa community, gathered in the Tory Building on .Book Description Routledge & Kegan Paul Ltd, London, Hard Cover.

Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Puts into cartographic form the economic and political growth of the Soviet Union. Clean, bright, large format hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light signs of shelf life with sunning to spine. Prompt /5(28).The brutal rule of Iosif STALIN () strengthened communist rule and Russian dominance of the Soviet Union at a cost of tens of millions of lives.

After defeating Germany in World War II as part of an alliance with the US (), the USSR expanded its territory and influence in Eastern Europe and emerged as a global power.