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Ideology and Soviet industrialisation

Timothy W. Luke

Ideology and Soviet industrialisation

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Published by Greenwood in Westport, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Soviet Union -- Industries -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Soviet Union -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945.,
  • Soviet Union -- Economic conditions -- 1945-1955.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography, p259-278. - Includes index.

    StatementTimothy W. Luke.
    SeriesContributions in political science -- no.120
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC335
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi,283p. ;
    Number of Pages283
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21263844M
    ISBN 100313238316

    teristic of the first 15 years of Soviet rule, the role of the state, individual and Russian ethnos underwent a major rehabilitation in the mid-to-late s. While it would be rather simplistic to accept N. Timasheff's description of this ideological transform-ation as a 'great retreat',1 the era's flux in state ideology is as dramatic as it is.


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b) Industrialisation (5 Year plan) In this section, we will be evaluating the economic policies that Stalin has imposed on Soviet Union. Reasons why Stalin wanted to carry out the economic policies: 1. To turn the Soviet Union into a modern world power.

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explains the form that Soviet industrialisation took. For Stalin industry meant heavy industry, iron, steel and oil, as they provided the means for war.

He believed that the industrial revolutions of the West had been based on iron and steel, therefore the USSR would adopt a similar industrial pattern in its drive toward modernisation.Our own ideology besotted times cries out for more conscious, more intelligent, more learned forms of struggle.

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