|Statement||Zhores A. Medvedev.|
|LC Classifications||HD1992 .M385 1987|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 464 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||464|
|LC Control Number||86031119|
Consequently, Soviet agriculture imploded. In the Nikita Khrushchev admitted that despite the more highly-mechanized farming techniques in the collectives “Soviet agriculture was producing less grain per capita and few cattle absolutely than had been achieved by the muzhik with his wooden plough under Tsarism forty years earlier” (p. ).Cited by: This book examines the Soviet agricultural crisis of which culminated in the major famine of It is the first volume in English to make extensive use of Russian and Ukrainian central and local archives to assess the extent and causes of the famine. It reaches new conclusions on how. In the present volume, Davies and Wheatcroft pick up in the middle of the story that Davies began in volumes one and two (The Socialist Offensive: The Collectivization of Soviet Agriculture, and The Soviet Collective Farm, ), with chapters on the second campaigns of collectivization and dekulakization in These. Get this from a library! Soviet agriculture. [Zhores A Medvedev] -- Describes agriculture in the Soviet Union before and after the Revolution, discusses livestock, food production, mechanization, chemicals, and private agriculture, and identifies key problems.
The Years of Hunger: Soviet Agriculture, was published in the early s and is becoming a staple for understanding industrialization and agriculture under Stalin. This book provides the most thorough and least biased understanding of collectivization/5. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Morozov, V.A. (Vladimir Aleksandrovich). Soviet agriculture. Moscow: Progress Publishers, (OCoLC) Once the foodbasket of Europe, the Soviet Union is now the world's largest importer of grain and livestock productsyet a staggering 35% of the country's investment budget goes to agriculture, accordin. A historical analysis of Soviet agriculture by the noted biochemist, author of the recent Gorbachev (). The conventional view ascribes the problems of Soviet agriculture to Stalin's excesses, particularly the Lysenko era of pseudo-scientific biology.
This book, first published in , analyses the institutions and decision-making processes that determined agricultural production in the Soviet Union. It addresses the crisis in Soviet agriculture of the early s, examining the problems of low productivity, adverse natural conditions and an underdeveloped by: Book review by Professor Mark Tauger, Department of History, West Virginia University, review published in (Economic History Association), November Reviewing: R.W. Wheatcroft and Stephen G. Davies; The Years of Hunger: Soviet Agriculture, ; New York: Palgrave Macmillan, xvii + pp, ISBN: (This volume is the fifth volume in the series on . Secretary of Agriculture Edward Madigan discussed the state of Soviet agriculture in remarks delivered to the National Press Club. Earlier, in a joint news conference with Soviet President Mikhail. Book Description. This book, first published in , analyses the institutions and decision-making processes that determined agricultural production in the Soviet Union. It addresses the crisis in Soviet agriculture of the early s, examining the problems of low productivity, adverse natural conditions and an underdeveloped infrastructure.