An economic history of the U.S.S.R.. Front Cover. Alec Nove. Penguin Books, – Business & Economics – pages. This update to The History of the Soviet Economy covers the period from the of the failed coup, which speeded up the disintegration of the Soviet Union. Buy An Economic History of the U.S.S.R. Revised Ed. ed. by Alec Nove (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free.

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Books by Alec Od. The end result we see in the contemporary Russian economy, dependant again on the sale of raw materials, now largely hydro-carbons, to make ends meet instead of grain ecohomic in Imperial times, plus ca change So they rehabilitate the driver, who is buried in a proper little grave.

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Set up My libraries How do I set up “My libraries”? Then Brezhnev leans forward and says ‘lets draw the curtains and pretend the train is still moving’.

Joseph Gardner rated it liked it Feb 20, Feb 26, Dan rated it really liked it. Erik rated it liked it Apr 02, Econmic are no discussion topics on this book yet. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Nove’s book has a light, easy to read style relatively speaking as books on economic history go and is a good book to read if you are interested in the question of collectivisation and forced industrialisation, but it also works well as an introductory history to the Soviet Union as a whole because of the centrality of creating first economic growth and later economic stability to the entire Soviet system.


Mike rated it it was ok Jul 15, During the NEP period, planning was less rigid, there was of course a large private market, and nationalized enterprises had more leeway to determine production targets and buy inputs. Other Authors Nove, Alec.

Open to the public Kurian Philip rated it it was amazing May 11, The University of Sydney. Comments and reviews What are comments?

Flinders University Central Library. Also Titled Economic history of the U. After a while Khrushchev says ‘Why don’t we rehabilitate the driver, that will get the thw moving’.

Australian Catholic University Library. From Leap Forward to War To rebuild the war damaged economy the Bolsheviks adopted the New Economic Policy NEP but the success of the policy created a political dilemma whether to have economic development driven by consumer demand or economic development driven by the state. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Economic history of the U. Physical Description p. Paperbackpages. The Khrushchev Era University of Newcastle Library. I read this inand am writing these words intwenty-five years later, so I am not really reviewing the book, but rather describing how I remember it. Some industrial enterprises were very large, but technically unsophisticated view spoiler [ of which the Putilov later Kirov works in St. Gortyuo rated it really liked it Oct 02, Lets shoot the driver to get the train moving again’ says Stalin.

An Economic History of the USSR

Petersburg was archetypal the world’s biggest ironworks was a sprawling yard filled with a mess of individual Blacksmiths and their kit hide spoiler ]. This single location in Queensland: The End of NEP 7.

It was put in place by Stalin during the period of the first five year plan. University of Wollongong Library. Recovery and Reaction The University of Melbourne Library.


The attempts of Khrushchev to introduce change, whether maize growing because as the story goes, he saw it in the USA and thought it looked good or the virgin soil initiative uesr steppe pasture lands to the plough, worked well for a couple of years – then the soil was exhausteditself became a threat in a system usr which every five year plan had to seen to be be over-completed within four years view spoiler [ Vaunting aloud, but racked with deep despair as Milton said hide spoiler ].

The lasting impression is that Russia and then the Soviet Union were and remain giants with feet of clay, determined to project an illusion of great power status off a poor agricultural base and latterly of course the sale of natural resources. Lucie rated it it was amazing Dec 17, Open to the public Book Economiv University of Adelaide. University of Western Australia Library. Found at these bookshops Searching – please wait Long ago I heard a lecturer tell us that The Financial Times was the best newspaper in the UK at leastbut it had an angle on the world that was particular to itself – the day nve a school bus crashed on the motorway their headline was that the share-price of the company which had manufactured the brakes on that bus had dipped, rather than tragedy of xlec children common to the rest of the media.