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Stalin"s Industrial Revolution

Politics and Workers, 19281931 (Cambridge Russian, Soviet and Post-Soviet Studies)

by Hiroaki Kuromiya

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European history: from c 1900 -,
  • Industry & Industrial Studies,
  • 20th century,
  • History - General History,
  • History,
  • History: World,
  • Russia,
  • Development - Economic Development,
  • Europe - Russia & the Former Soviet Union,
  • Business & Economics-Development - Economic Development,
  • History / Europe / General,
  • History / Russia (pre- & post-Soviet Union),
  • Industrial policy,
  • Labor and laboring classes

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages382
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7739009M
    ISBN 100521387418
    ISBN 109780521387415

      In , China’s Communist leader Mao Zedong launched what became known as the Cultural Revolution in order to reassert his authority over the Chinese government. The Cultural Revolution and its. The Industrial Revolution spread from central and western Russia to the remote wilderness of Soviet Asia. The collectivization of farming, too, began to yield positive results. Towards the end of the decade agriculture had recovered from the terrible slump of the early ’30s; and industry was at last able to supply tractors, harvester-combines. Joseph Stalin or Iosif Vissarionovich Stalin, was the leader of the Soviet Union from the mids until his death in More. Among the Bolshevik revolutionaries who took part in the Russian Revolution of , Stalin was appointed general secretary of the party's Central Committee in


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Joseph Stalin () was the dictator of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) from to Learn about his younger years, his.

The first detailed English socio-political history of Stalin's industrial revolution, during the initial Five-Year plan, depicts a period of sacrifice for the entire nation. From the Back Cover This is the first political and social history in English of Stalin's industrial revolution during the First Five-Year Plan, Cited by: Farm to factory: A reinterpretation of the Soviet industrial revolution.

Princeton University Press. Allen, R. A Reassessment of the Soviet Industrial Revolution. Comparative Economic Studies, 47(2), Caplan, B.

Toward a new consensus on the economics of socialism: Rejoinder to my critics. Critical : Jose Luis Ricon. In a passionate speech to industrial managers on 4 February Stalin defended the ambitious targets of the Five Year Plan ('there are no fortresses the Bolsheviks cannot capture') and pointed to the failures of management as the only obstacle.

This is the first detailed political and social history in English of Stalin's industrial revolution during the first Five-Year Plan. The diversion of vast resources into industrialization severely squeezed national consumption, imposing a heavy burden and sacrifice on the entire : Hiroaki Kuromiya.

Stalin's Industrial Revolution: Politics and Workers, on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The only anthology of its kind to address the Stalin era, this volume in the "Problems in European Civilization" series presents the recent work of scholars in the United States, Europe, and Russia.

The introduction discusses the significance of the Stalin Revolution with /5(24). Buy Stalin's Industrial Revolution: Politics and Workers, Politics and Workers, - (Cambridge Russian, Soviet and Post-Soviet Studies) Reprint by Kuromiya, Hiroaki (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(1). Stalin's Industrial Revolution book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The first detailed English socio-political history of Stali /5(7). In NovemberJoseph Stalin launched his “revolution from above” by setting two extraordinary goals for Soviet domestic policy: rapid industrialization and collectivization of agriculture.

His aims were to erase all traces of the capitalism that had entered under the New Economic Policy and to transform the Soviet Union as quickly as possible, without regard to cost, into an. Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin (born Ioseb Besarionis dzе Djugashvili; 18 December [O.S.

6 December] – 5 March ) was a Georgian revolutionary and Soviet politician who led the Soviet Union from the mids until as the general secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (–) and premier of the Soviet Union (–).Battles/wars: Allied Intervention in the Russian Civil War.

So in order to feed his industrial workforce Stalin needed to revolutionise agriculture. Although Collectivisation is sometimes discussed as a separate policy in Stalin’s Russia, it really is a fundamental part of his programme of industrialization set out in the 5-year plans: Stalin needed to: Raise revenue to fund industrial revolution.

The late twenties and early thirties were perhaps the most transformative period in Soviet history. It was during this period Stalin consolidated his grip on power and was allowed to rule with impunity, instituting his “revolution from above” on the Soviet people.

He actively transformed the culture of the time, giving birth to a new Russian nationalism, rejecting the earlier Bolshevik Author: Joshua R Keefe. This is the first political and social history in English of Stalin's industrial revolution during the first Five-Year Plan, The rapid diversion of vast resources into industrialization severely squeezed national consumption, imposing a heavy burden and sacrifice upon the entire : Hiroaki Kuromiya.

Between andStalin inaugurated the First and Second Five-Year Plans to achieve his goal of rapid industrialization. In many respects he was successful - by the USSR was behind only the United States and Germany in industrial output. This is the first political and social history in English of Stalin's industrial revolution during the first Five-Year Plan, Dr Kuromiya argues that Stalin and his advisers made industrialization politically possible by presenting it as a 'class war', mercilessly suppressing those suspected as 'class enemies' and 'wreckers' and.

The early life of Joseph Stalin covers the life of Joseph Stalin from his birth on 6 December (18 December, New Style) until the October Revolution on 25 October (7 November). Born Ioseb Jughashvili in Gori, Georgia to a cobbler and a house cleaner, he grew up in the city and attended school there before moving to Tiflis (modern-day Tbilisi) to join the Tiflis Seminary.

INDUSTRIALIZATION, SOVIET The industrialization of the Soviet Union proceeded at a rapid pace between the two World Wars, starting in Within an historically short period of twelve to fifteen years, an economically backward agrarian country achieved rapid economic growth, created a more modern industrial sector, and acquired new technologies that changed it from an agrarian to an.

Stalin - Industrialization and Rearmament. In NovemberJoseph Stalin launched his "revolution from above" by setting two extraordinary goals for Soviet domestic policy: rapid. Books Cinema and Soviet Society: From the Revolution to the Death of Stalin (KINO - The Russian.

What happened when Stalin read Darwin. Russian dictator and revolutionist, Joseph Stalin (–), is regarded as one of the most notable men in Russian history.

He was also one of the most influential in world affairs in the periods immediately before and after the Second World War. InStalin was He suffered either a heart attack or a series of strokes inand his health hadn't been the same since.

His paranoia, too, was at an all-time high. When he had gone in Author: Jackie Mansky. Although brutal since between 5 and 10 million peasants died as a result of it, his agricultural revolution was indeed successful.

The Soviet Union's wheat production doubled in just 10 years. Joseph Stalin brought about the industrialization of the Soviet Union. Under his agricultural collectivization policy, he seized land from the peasants, making them serfs again, but this also.

A census showed that only 15% of the Party members worked in manual industrial jobs whereas some 65% worked in "white-collar" jobs (Siegelbaum). There was critique of the Vanguard Party for being an exclusive and 'elitist' party of just intellectuals, increasingly separate from the working masses (Furr ).

Industrial revolution completely collapsed, such that by the output of steel and textiles was four percent of the output in Peasants and workers were rioting, and Bolshevik sailors at Kronstadt openly revolted. The Revolution had indeed devoured its own children.

Lenin was shrewd enough to realize that he could not withstand a revolt. Joseph Stalin was one of key figures in 20th century history. He transformed Russia during his time in power.

In this essay, I will be discussing the life and influence of Joseph Stalin upon the Soviet Union and the world. What were the positive impacts of the Soviet Industrial Revolution, to name a few, given the knowledge highlighted above of its inherent weaknesses and impediments.

1.) A yearly growth rate of % from toimpressive for even the Asian miracle markets. 2.) Labor time for growing grain fell from days in to days in Buy [(Stalin's Industrial Revolution: Politics and Workers, - )] [Author: Hiroaki Kuromiya] [Jul] by (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(1). One of Orwell's goals in writing Animal Farm was to portray the Russian (or Bolshevik) Revolution of as one that resulted in a government more oppressive, totalitarian, and deadly than the one it overthrew.

Many of the characters and events of Orwell's novel parallel those of the Russian Revolution: In short, Manor Farm is a model of Russia, and old Major, Snowball, and Napoleon represent. Kirschenbaum, Lisa. Small Comrades: Revolutionizing Childhood in Soviet Russia, (New York and London: Routledge Falmer, ).

In this book, Kirschenbaum traces the institution of kindergarten in the Soviet Union, and uses early childhood education as a. From History of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (Bolsheviks): Short Course (Moscow,),pp, This text is part of the Internet Modern History Sourcebook.

The Sourcebook is a collection of public domain and copy-permitted texts for introductory level classes in modern European and World history. It was the first of the major show trials taking place in It was a cornerstone of Stalin's war on the Bourgeoisie Specialists.

In late53 engineers were arrested from Shakty after they argued for a more rational less quick method of industrialization. What Led to Stalin Coming to Power: The main answer to this question is the death of Lenin in the According to Caroline Kennedy-Pipe, author of "Russia and the World: ", "Immediately following the death of Stalin, however, the Soviet story is one of uncertainty and insecurity.

Stalin's Industrial Revolution: Politics and Workers, by Hiroaki Kuromiya About this title: The first detailed English socio-political history of Stalin's industrial revolution, during the initial Five-Year plan, depicts a period of sacrifice for the entire nation.

Created by the Bolsheviks in the October revolution ofchanges from the original 'Russia' included no more class system, people courts, Bolsheviks became the only communist party, titles abolished, creation of the Cheka, marriage code and schools were brought under state control.

Stalin’s Secret Genocide: The Holodomor Mass Murder. Admin Octo A new book by Anne Applebaum, seizing grain that he could sell abroad — which would allow him to buy the industrial machinery he desperately wanted — reports of growing hardship began to trickle back to Moscow.

Read Books Barbarossa Reframing Hitler's Invasion of Stalin's Soviet Empire (Modern War. Note: Where the period of republication of particular items for mass consumption is relevant to the discussion, this information is supplied in parentheses in the footnotes.

Thus () means "originally published inrepublished until ," and ( to present) means "originally published inrepublished up to the present time."Cited by: 8. To a detached observer the Industrial Revolution can seem romantic in the s and fascinatingly strange in the s.

But it is also becoming evident that it creates an environment in which it can be extremely unpleasant to work. New Lanark and elsewhere:. Joseph Stalin, secretary-general of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (–53) and premier of the Soviet state (–53), who for a quarter of a century dictatorially ruled the Soviet Union and transformed it into a major world power.

Learn more about Stalin in this article.Civil Unrest: Communism, Workers and the Industrial Revolution. As envisioned by Marx, Communism was to be a global movement, inspiring and expediting inevitable working-class revolutions throughout the capitalist world.

Though the book had not yet been published, these revolutions had already started in early in France.The revolution was a Russian phenomenon, yes; but it was also a response to the forms of mass politics and total war that shook Europe in the first two decades of the twentieth century.