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Papers presented at a colloquium in honour of Olga Crisp's retirement, held in London at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, in 1987. Includes bibliographical references and index. Introduction : Olga Crisp's contribution to the economic history of Russia / Peter Gatrell -- Rents, land prices and economic theory : the Russian agrarian crisis / Paul Gregory -- Economic change and the Russian gentry, 1861-1914 / Roger Munting -- The 1891-92 famine in Russia : towards a more detailed analysis of its scale and demographic significance / S.G. Wheatcroft -- 'A worker in disguise' : A.V. Peshekhonov's contribution to the debate on the peasant at the turn of the century / Maureen Perrie -- Restructuring the Russian petroleum industry in the 1890s : government policy and market forces / John P. McKay-- British merchant houses in Russia before 1914 / Stuart Thompstone -- Defence industries in tsarist Russia, 1908-13 : production, employment and military procurement / Peter Gatrell -- 1917 in the rear garrisons / Howard White -- Lenin and agrarian economics in 1917 / Robert Service. Land revolution and land reform : the case of the central black-earth region, 1917-24 / John Channon -- Some thoughts on the end of NEP / Alec Nove -- Soviet defence industries during the first five-year plan / R.W. Davies.


  • LCC: HC334.5

Book Details

  • Language: eng
  • Physical Description: xvii, 287 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.


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