Find your perfect holiday reading
The Generation of Power: The History of Dneprostroi (Hardback)
  • The Generation of Power: The History of Dneprostroi (Hardback)
zoom

The Generation of Power: The History of Dneprostroi (Hardback)

(author)
£39.99
Hardback 256 Pages / Published: 02/02/1989
  • We can order this

Usually dispatched within 3 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket
Dneprostroi, a dam and power plant that was one of the most monumental construction projects of the Bolshevik's First Five Year Plan, was a milestone in American-Soviet co-operation. As the largest earth dam in Europe in the 1930s, it represented the first of the giant projects so favoured by Stalin. Anne Rassweiler's informative history of this project reveals new aspects of the struggle between Trotsky and Stalin, the debate on the use of foreign technology, and the effects of collectivization on the industrial projects of the First Five Year Plan. Her study also provides insight into the entry of women into the industrial work force and interaction between party leaders, party membership, and enterprise officials as they sought to realize one of the most ambitious projects in Soviet history.

Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
ISBN: 9780195051667
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 483 g
Dimensions: 223 x 146 x 23 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
'an important case study, which one will enjoy reading' Hiroaki Kuromiya, King's College, Cambridge. Soviet Studies
'a fascinating analytical history of this project ... Altogether a fascinating study.' Alastair McAuley, Department of Economics, University of Essex, Slavonic Review

You may also be interested in...

A Journey in the Future of Water
Added to basket
Water 4.0
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
The Great Stink of London
Added to basket
London's Sewers
Added to basket
Waste
Added to basket
£69.99
Hardback
Water Regulations Guide
Added to basket
Village Pumps
Added to basket
£7.99
Paperback
Sewers for Adoption
Added to basket
WRC
£15.00
Paperback
Toxic Burn
Added to basket
£16.99
Paperback

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.