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The years of hunger : Soviet agriculture, 1931-1933

Author: R W Davies; S G Wheatcroft
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This is the first comprehensive survey of the grim years of the Soviet famine based on formerly secret and top-secret Russian and Ukrainian archives. It considers the famine against the background of the long-term and medium-term factors which led to the agricultural crisis, and assesses the extent to which the famine was 'organised' or 'artificial'. Its controversial conclusions differ from those of many previous  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: R W Davies; S G Wheatcroft
ISBN: 0333311078 9780333311073
OCLC Number: 52251306
Description: xvii, 555 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: The Second Collectivisation Drive, 1931 --
The Second Phase of Dekulakisation, 1931 --
The 1931 Grain Harvest --
Grain Collections from the 1931 Harvest --
The 1932 Grain Harvest --
Grain Collections from the 1932 Harvest --
The 1933 Grain Harvest --
Grain Collections from the 1933 Harvest --
Crops Other than Grain --
The Livestock Disaster --
The Sovkhozy --
The Kolkhozy --
The Famine in Perspective.
Responsibility: R.W. Davies and Stephen G. Wheatcroft.
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This book examines the Soviet agricultural crisis of 1931-1933 which culminated in the major famine of 1933. It reaches new conclusions on how far the famine was 'organized' or 'artificial', and  Read more...

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'A truly remarkable contribution to research into this important field.' - Robert Conquest, Hoover InstitutionReviews of The Soviet Economy in Turmoil, 1929-1930 (volume 3 of the Industrialisation of Read more...

 
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