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Author Lewin, Moshe, 1921- author
Title The Soviet century / Moshe Lewin ; edited by Gregory Elliott
Imprint London ; Brooklyn, NY : Verso, 2016
book jacket
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 人文社會聯圖  DK266 .L474 2016    AVAILABLE    30610020543385
Descript ix, 416 pages ; 20 cm
text txt rdacontent
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volume nc rdacarrier
Note Previous edition: 2005
Includes bibliographical references (pages 405-406) and index
Stalin knows where he wants to go and is going 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 -- Endgame -- 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?
Subject Soviet Union -- History
Alt Author Elliott, Gregory, editor
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