Economy and Society in Russia and the Soviet Union, 1860–1930

Essays for Olga Crisp

  • Linda Edmondson
  • Peter Waldron

Part of the Studies in Russia and East Europe book series (SREE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Peter Gatrell
    Pages 1-5
  3. Paul Gregory
    Pages 6-23
  4. S. G. Wheatcroft
    Pages 44-64
  5. Maureen Perrie
    Pages 65-84
  6. Stuart Thompstone
    Pages 107-130
  7. Howard White
    Pages 152-168
  8. Robert Service
    Pages 169-188
  9. John Channon
    Pages 189-233
  10. Alec Nove
    Pages 234-243
  11. R. W. Davies
    Pages 244-274
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 275-287

About this book


This is a volume of essays exploring important themes in the economic and social history of Russia and the Soviet Union during the critical period between 1860 and 1930. It covers developments in agriculture, industry, trade, economic theory, defence policy and the social impact of revolution. The essays are written by well-established specialists in Russian and Soviet economic and social history and are intended as a tribute to the work of the highly-esteemed economic historian Olga Crisp.


economic history history reform revolution Russia social history Soviet Union trade Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) Vladimir Lenin

Editors and affiliations

  • Linda Edmondson
    • 1
  • Peter Waldron
    • 2
  1. 1.University of BirminghamUK
  2. 2.University of SunderlandUK

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