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Mark Harrison: Book Reviews

  • Aalders, Gerard, and Cees Wiebes. 1996. The Art of Cloaking Ownership. The Secret Collaboration and Protection of the German War Industry by the Neutrals: The Case of Sweden. Amsterdam University Press. Date of Review: August 1996. For the Business History Review.
  • Allen, Robert C. 2003. Farm to Factory: A Reinterpretation of the Soviet Industrial Revolution. Princeton University Press. Date of Review: April 2004. For the Russian Review.
  • Barnett, Vincent. 2004. The Revolutionary Russian Economy, 1890-1940: Ideas, Debates and Alternatives. Routledge. Date of Review: April 2005. For the Economic History Review.
  • Bellamy, Chris. 2007. Absolute War. Soviet Russia in the Second World War. Macmillan, 2007. Date of Review: December 2007. For the Times Literary Supplement.
  • Braithwaite, Rodric. 2006. Moscow 1941: A City and Its People At War. Alfred A. Knopf. Date of Review: July 2007. For the Slavic Review.
  • Collingham, Lizzie. 2010. The Taste of War: World War Two and the Battle for Food. London: Allen Lane. Date of Review: April 2011. For the Times Literary Supplement.
  • Davies, R. W. 1996. The Industrialisation of Soviet Russia, volume 4. Crisis and Progress in the Soviet Economy, 1931-1933. Macmillan Press. Date of Review: November 1996. For the Russian Review.
  • Davies, R. W., Oleg V. Khlevniuk, E. A. Rees, Liudmila P. Kosheleva, and Larisa A. Rogovaya, eds. 2003. The Stalin-Kaganovich Correspondence, 1931-36. Yale University Press. Date of Review: January 2004. For the Economic History Review.
  • Davies, R. W., and S. G. Wheatcroft, 2004. The Industrialisation of Soviet Russia, volume 5. The Years of Hunger: Soviet Agriculture, 1931-1933. Palgrave Macmillan. Date of Review: March 2005. For the Economic History Review.
  • Domar, Evsey D. 1989. Capitalism, Socialism and Serfdom. Cambridge University Press. Date of Review: June 1990. For the Slavonic and East European Review.
  • Dunn, Walter S. 1995. The Soviet Economy and the Red Army, 1930-1945. Praeger. Date of Review: March 1996. For Europe-Asia Studies.
  • Ericson, Edward E. 1999. Feeding the German Eagle: Soviet Economic Aid to Nazi Germany, 1933–1941. Praeger. Date of Review: June 2000. For the Journal of Slavic Military Studies.
  • Filtzer, Donald. 2010. The Hazards of Urban Life In Late Stalinist Russia: Health, Hygiene, and Living Standards, 1943-1953. Cambridge University Press. Date of Review: February 2011. For the Journal of Economic History.
  • Gatrell, Peter. 1994. Government, Industry and Rearmament in Russia, 1900-1914: the Last Argument of Tsarism. Cambridge University Press. Date of Review: June 1994. For Europe-Asia Studies.
  • Grant, Wyn, Jan Nekkers, and Frans van Waarden, eds. 1992. Organising Business for War: Corporatist Economic Organisation During the Second World War. Berg Publishers. Date of Review: May 1992. For the Business History Review.
  • Gerovitch, Slava. 2002. From Newspeak to Cyberspeak: A History of Soviet Cybernetics. MIT Press. Date of Review: September 2002. For Russian Review.
  • Goldman, Wendy Z. 2002. Women at the Gates: Gender and Industry in Stalin’s Russia. Cambridge University Press. Date of Review: July 2002. For the Business History Review.
  • Gregory, Paul R. 1990. Restructuring the Soviet Economic Bureaucracy. Cambridge University Press. Date of Review: February 1991. For Soviet Studies.
  • Gregory, Paul R. 2003. The Political Economy of Stalinism: Evidence from the Soviet Secret Archives. Cambridge University Press. Date of Review: June 2004. For EH.net.
  • Gregory, Paul R., and Valery Lazarev, eds. 2003. The Economics of Forced Labor: the Soviet Gulag. Hoover Institution Press. Date of Review: June 2004. For EH.net.
  • Harris, James R. 1999. The Great Urals: regionalism and the evolution of the Soviet system. Cornell University Press. Date of Review: April 2000. For the Economic History Review.
  • Haynes, Michael, and Rumy Husan. 2003. A Century of State Murder: Death and Policy in Twentieth Century Russia. Pluto. Date of Review: February 2004. For Revolutionary Russia.
  • Hessler, Julie. 2004. A Social History of Soviet Trade: Trade Policy, Retail Practices, and Consumption, 1917-1953. Princeton University Press. Date of Review: July 2004. For the Slavic Review.
  • Hughes, James. 1996. Stalinism in a Russian Province: a study of collectivization and dekulakization in Siberia. Macmillan Press. Date of Review: March 1997. For Europe-Asia Studies.
  • Hunter, Holland, and Janusz M. Szyrmer. 1992. Faulty Foundations: Soviet economic policies, 1928-1940. Princeton University Press. Date of Review: October 1992. For the Economic History Review.
  • Johnson, Juliet. 2000. A Fistful of Dollars: The Rise and Fall of the Russian Banking System. Cornell University Press. Date of Review: April 2001. For the Business History Review.
  • Kay, Alex J. 2006. Exploitation, Resettlement, Mass Murder: Political and Economic Planning for German Occupation Policy in the Soviet Union, 1940-1941. Berghahn Books. Date of Review: August 2008. For the American Historical Review.
  • Khanin, G. I. 1992. Sovetskii ekonomicheskii rost: analiz zapadnykh otsenok [Soviet economic growth: an analysis of western evaluations]. EKOR. Date of Review: November 1994. For the Economic Journal.
  • Khlevniuk, Oleg V. 1995. In Stalin’s shadow: the career of “Sergo” Ordzhonikidze. M.E. Sharpe. Date of Review: March 1997. For Slavonica.
  • Kragh, Martin. 2009. Exit and Voice Dynamics: An Empirical Study of the Soviet Labour Market, 1940-1960s, Stockholm: Economic Research Institute, Stockholm School of Economics. Date of Review: April 2010. For the Scandinavian Journal of Economic History.
  • Krueger, Alan B. 2007. What Makes a Terrorist: Economics and the Roots of Terrorism. Princeton University Press. Date of Review: September 2007. For The Times Higher Education Supplement.
  • Liberman, Peter. 1996. Does Conquest Pay? The Exploitation of Occupied Industrial Societies. Princeton University Press. Date of review: January 1997. For the Economic History Review.
  • Mawdsley, Evan. 2007. Thunder in the East: The Nazi-Soviet War, 1941-1945. Hodder Education. Date of Review: September 2007. For Europe-Asia Studies.
  • McMeekin, Sean. 2009. History's Greatest Heist: The Looting of Russia by the Bolsheviks. Yale University Press. Date of Review: March 2009. For Slavic Review.
  • Nove, Alec. 1992. An Economic History of the USSR, 1917-1991. New and final edition. Pelican. Date of Review: June 1993. For the Economic Journal.
  • Overy, Richard J. 1994. War and economy in the Third Reich. Clarendon Press. Date of Review: April 1994. For the Economic History Review.
  • Palmer, Scott W. 2006. Dictatorship of the Air: Aviation Culture and the Fate of Modern Russia. Cambridge University Press. Date of Review: July 2007. For The Historian.
  • Peden, G. C. 2007. Arms, Economics and British Strategy: From Dreadnoughts to Hydrogen Bombs. Cambridge University Press. Date of Review: September 2008. For EH.net.
  • Rees, E. A. 1995. Stalinism and Soviet Rail Transport, 1928-1941. Macmillan, St Martin's Press. Date of Review: June 1995. For Slavonica.
  • Resnick, Stephen A., and Richard D. Wolff. 2002. Class Theory and History: Capitalism and Communism in the USSR. Routledge. Date of Review: January 2003. For EH.net.
  • Rosenberg, William G., and Lewis H. Siegelbaum, eds. 1993. Social dimensions of Soviet industrialization. Indiana University Press. Date of Review: September 1993. For the Journal of Economic History.
  • Samuelson, Lennart. 2000. Plans for Stalin’s War Machine: Tukhachevskii and Military-Economic Planning, 1925-1941. Macmillan Press. Date of Review: March 2000. For Europe-Asia Studies.
  • Samuelson, Lennart. 2011. Tankograd. The Formation of a Soviet Company Town: Cheliabinsk, 1900s-1950s. Palgrave Macmillan. Date of Review: January 2012. For Slavic Review.
  • Sergi, Bruno S. 2004. Communist Economics in Russia. Akadimiai Kiado. Date of Review: August 2005. For the Journal of Economic History.
  • Smith, Mark B. 2010. Property of Communists: The Urban Housing Program from Stalin to Khrushchev. Northern Illinois University Press. Date of Review: November 2010. For Russian Review.
  • Sylla, Richard and Toniolo, Gianni, eds. 1992. Patterns of European Industrialization: the nineteenth century. Routledge. Date of Review: August 1993. For the Slavonic and East European Review.
  • Weiner, Amir. 2001. Making Sense of War: The Second World War and the Fate of the Bolshevik Revolution. Princeton University Press. Date of Review: September 2003. For H-Russia.
  • Zatlin, Jonathan R. 2007. The Currency of Socialism: Money and Political Culture in East Germany. German Historical Institute and Cambridge University Press. Date of Review: January 2008. For the Journal of Economic History.

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