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Behind the Facade of Stalin's Command Economy By Paul Gregory

Behind the Facade of Stalin's Command Economy
by Paul Gregory

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The "red files" revealed. Examining the period from the early 1930s to Stalin's death in 1953 - the height of the Stalinist regime - this enlightening book reveals what we have learned from the archives, what has surprised us, and what has confirmed what we already knew. Most of the authors have worked with these archives since they were opened.
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Behind the Facade of Stalin's Command Economy: Evidence from the Soviet State and Party Archives by Paul Gregory

The ""red files"" revealed. Examining the period from the early 1930s through Stalin's death in 1953-the height of the Stalinist regime-this enlightening book reveals what we have learned from the archives, what has surprised us, and what has confirmed what we already knew. Most of the authors have worked with these archives since they were opened.

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About Paul Gregory


Paul R. Gregory, a Hoover Institution research fellow, holds an endowed professorship in the Department of Economics at the University of Houston, Texas, and is a research professor at the German Institute for Economic Research in Berlin. The holder of a Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University, he is the author or coauthor of twelve books and many articles on economic history, the Soviet economy, transition economies, comparative economics, and economic demography including Lenin's Brain and Other Tales from the Secret Soviet Archives (Hoover Institution Press, 2008), The Political Economy of Stalinism (2004), Before Command: The Russian Economy from Emancipation to Stalin (1994), Restructuring the Soviet Economic Bureaucracy (1990, reissued 2006), and Russian National Income, 1885-1913 (1982, reissued 2005). He has edited Behind the Facade of Stalin's Command Economy (2001) and The Economics of Forced Labor: The Soviet Gulag (2003), both published by Hoover Institution Press and summarizing his research group's work on the Soviet state and party archives. His publications based on work in the Hoover Institution Archives have been awarded the Hewett Book Prize and the J.M. Montias Prize for the best article in the Journal of Comparative Economics. The research of his Hoover Soviet Archives Research Project team is summarized in part in ""Allocation under Dictatorship: Research in Stalin's Archive"" (coauthored with Hoover fellow Mark Harrison), published in the Journal of Economic Literature.

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GOR010438029
Behind the Facade of Stalin's Command Economy: Evidence from the Soviet State and Party Archives by Paul Gregory
Paul Gregory
Used - Like New
Paperback
Hoover Institution Press,U.S.
2001-07-15
202
081792812X
9780817928124
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