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Stalin's railroad : Turksib and the building of socialism / Matthew J. Payne.

  • Payne, Matthew J.
[2001], ©2001
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Pittsburgh : University of Pittsburgh Press, [2001], ©2001.

Physical description

x, 384 pages, 5 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations map ; 25 cm

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. 363-376) and index.


The politics of planning -- Managerial hegemony : Spetsy and Reds -- Turksib's "motley" workforce -- The fall of the bourgeois specialists -- Forge of a native proletariat? -- The struggle to control Kontrolʹ -- A new commanding staff -- Reforging the working class -- The new industrial order and Edinonachalie -- Controlling the unruly working class -- Conclusion : legacies.

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Electronic text and image data. Ann Arbor, Mich. : University of Michigan, Michigan Publishing, 2008. Includes both TIFF files and keyword searchable text. ([ACLS Humanities E-Book]) Mode of access: Intranet.


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