Soviet Russia 1917–40

  • Stuart Miller
Part of the Palgrave Master Series book series (PAMAS)


The events of the First World War had enabled a Marxist revolution in an overwhelmingly rural society with only ‘islands’ of urban and industrial development. In addition, in the absence of the anticipated European tide of revolution Bolshevik Russia was the isolated object of hostility and distrust. The combination of these internal and external circumstances produced dramatic changes in the pattern of government and economic management.


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Further reading

  1. Carr, H., A History of Soviet Russia (Penguin, 1950–64), 7 vols.Google Scholar
  2. Conquest, R., The Great Purge (Macmillan, 1969).Google Scholar
  3. Deutscher, I., Stalin (Oxford, 1949).Google Scholar
  4. Deutscher, I., Trotsky (Oxford, 1954–63), 3 vols.Google Scholar
  5. Gill, G., Stalinism (Macmillan, 1990).Google Scholar
  6. Ward, C., Stalin’s Russia (Routledge, 1993).Google Scholar

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