The Economic Condition at the Grassroots

Chapter

Abstract

The economic condition at the grassroots—the deterioration of the food supply in the cities, the beginning of famine in the countryside, Luddism, and the massive flight from the kolkhozes in 1936—provided an unfavorable background for the national discussion and for celebrating the achievements of socialism.

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  1. 1.Department of HistoryUniversity of North TexasDentonUSA

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