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Science and the Soviet economy

R. W Davies

Science and the Soviet economy

an inaugural lecture delivered in the University of Birmingham on 18 January 1967

by R. W Davies

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Published by Birmingham University in Birmingham .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby R.W. Davies.
ContributionsUniversity of Birmingham.
The Physical Object
Pagination21 p.
Number of Pages21
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20804641M

  "Nowhere has the all-important 'military question’ pervading both Soviet and post-Soviet political life and socio-economic developments received such rigorous investigation, trenchant analysis and illuminating commentary as presented in The Collapse of the Soviet is an end to supposed impenetrable mystery, the complete authoritative disclosure of the causes, course and. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

This book studies the creation of the Soviet administrative-command economy in the s. I have written it for three reasons: First, only now is it possible to study the Soviet economic system without the barrier of secrecy. The Soviet State and Party Archives were opened to scholars in the early s, and it is now possible to study the File Size: 1MB.   This book provides a comprehensive and up-to-date picture of the evolution and operation of the Soviet economy, its external economic relations, and the challenges it faces in the next decade. The selections describe the nature and difficulties of Soviet economic planning and the wide range of legal and illegal unplanned activities in the Author: Morris Bornstein.

This book presents a narrative of one of the more interesting utopian experiments in comparative political and economic history: the first decade of the Soviet experience with socialism (). Though historical and textual analysis, the book’s goal is to render this experience intelligible, to get at the meaning of the Soviet experience Brand: Springer Netherlands. The Soviet economy is rapidly driving to maturity. The older technology of coal-steel-railroads which was especially well adapted to extensive development of unused natural resources is beginning to give way to more modern techniques which emphasize intensive development based on increased productivity.


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