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In the name of the great work : Stalin's Plan for the Transformation of Nature and its impact in Eastern Europe

Author: Doubravka Olšáková
Publisher: New York : Berghahn, 2016.
Series: Environment in history, v. 10.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Following Stalin's lead, the newly communist states of Eastern Europe pursued a total "transformation of nature" in the 1940s and 1950s intended to improve agricultural outputs. This richly detailed  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Named Person: Joseph Stalin; Joseph Stalin
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Doubravka Olšáková
ISBN: 9781785332524 178533252X
OCLC Number: 953525353
Description: x, 311 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: The Stalin plan for the transformation of nature and the East European experience / Paul Josephson --
Kafkaesque paradigms : the Stalinist plan for the transformation of nature in Czechoslovakia / Doubravka Olšáková and Arnošt Štanzel --
Untamed seedlings : Hungary and Stalin plan for the transformation of nature / Zsuzsanna Borvendég and Mária Palasik --
The conspiracy of silence : Stalinist plan for the transformation of nature in Poland / Beata Wysokińska --
Conclusion: Environmental history, East-European societies and totalitarian regimes / Doubravka Olšáková --
Name index --
Local index --
Subject index.
Series Title: Environment in history, v. 10.
Responsibility: edited by Doubravka Olšáková.

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