A survey of Soviet Russian agriculture.
Read Online

A survey of Soviet Russian agriculture. by Lazar Volin

  • 152 Want to read
  • ·
  • 64 Currently reading

Published by University Microfilms in Ann Arbor .
Written in English

Book details:

Edition Notes

Authorised facsimile of original ed. published for the U. S. Dept of Agriculture, 1951.

SeriesAgriculture monograph / United States. Department of Agriculture -- 5, Agriculture monographs (United States. Department of Agriculture) -- 5.
ContributionsUnited States. Department of Agriculture.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13969417M

Download A survey of Soviet Russian agriculture.


Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), Rus. Soyuz Sovetskikh Sotsialisticheskikh Respublik, former republic. It was established in and dissolved in The Soviet Union was the first state to be based on Marxist socialism (see also Marxism; communism).Until the Communist party indirectly controlled all levels of government; the party's politburo effectively ruled the country. Agriculture in the Russian Empire throughout the 19thth centuries represented a major world force yet it lagged behind other developed countries. Russia was amongst the largest exporters of agricultural produce, especially wheat, while the Free Economic Society made continuing efforts to improve farming techniques.. The Russian peasant (male) was colloquially called krestyanin (Russian. For the period before see Agriculture in the Soviet Union and Agriculture in the Russian Empire.. Agriculture in Russia survived a severe transition decline in the early s as it struggled to transform from a command economy to a market-oriented system. Following the breakup of the Soviet Union in , large collective and state farms – the backbone of Soviet agriculture – had to. Agriculture in the Soviet Union was mostly collectivized, with some limited cultivation of private is often viewed as one of the more inefficient sectors of the economy of the Soviet Union.A number of food taxes (prodrazverstka, prodnalog, and others) were introduced in the early Soviet period despite the Decree on Land that immediately followed the October Revolution.

"Soviet Agriculture" by the plant physiologist turned historian in exile Zhores Medvedev was written shortly before Bolshevism lost its power in the U.S.S.R. Medvedev did not foresee that, but he did identify agriculture as the critical failure of the government and party, which had to be corrected if the economic system were not to collapse.5/5(2). Great deals on Agriculture Antiquarian & Collectible Books in Russian. Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at Fast & Free shipping on many items! 1. The output of both Russian agriculture and food processing industry is increasing; 2. According to the forecast of Goskomstat, the output of Russian agriculture will increase by % in the period ; 3. In the medium-term, the development of the agro industry will be influenced by the. Soviet Agriculture. Although the Soviet Union had the world's largest soil resources, climatic and hydrological conditions made farming a high-risk venture, even within the most favorable zone.

  Relations between the USSR and Iran during the period from the overthrow of the Shah and the establishment of the Islamic Republic up to early are reviewed in this book. It begins with a brief survey of Russian-Persian relations in earlier years, with a focus on the developments that served as a background to the current events. It examines Soviet attitudes and reactions to Iranâe(tm)s.   This text has established itself as the best general introduction to Russian history, providing a forceful and highly readable survey from earliest times to the post-Soviet State. At the heart of the book is the changing relationship between the State and Russian society at large. The second edition has been substantially rewritten and updated and new material and fresh insights from recently. 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/5.   At the same time, climate studies show that, compared with the late s, just before the Soviet Union’s demise, which depressed Eurasian agriculture .