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Thursday, 4 February 2010

Further Reading re the question: 'Why did Stalin seek to transform the USSR economically & how successful was he?'

Recommended by Dr. James Harris, Senior Lecturer, University of Leeds.

Stephen F. Cohen, Bukharin and the Bolshevik Revolution (1974) ch. 8 “The Crises of Moderation”

Sheila Fitzpatrick, “Cultural Revolution as Class War” in Sheila Fitzpatrick ed., Cultural Revolution in Russia, 1928-1931 (1978)

Michal Reiman, The Birth of Stalinism: The USSR on the Eve of the “Second Revolution” (1987)

Alec Nove, An Economic History of the USSR (1992) esp. chs. 7-9.

R. W. Davies, Stephen Wheatcroft and Mark Harrison eds., The Economic Transformation of the Soviet Union, 1913-1945 (1993) esp. ch. 7

Leon Trotsky, The Revolution Betrayed (1936)

Erik Van Ree, The Political Thought of Joseph Stalin (2002) ch. 15"


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