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Tankograd

The Formation of a Soviet Company Town: Cheliabinsk, 1900s-1950s

Authors: Samuelson, L.

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A major production site of Soviet KV and T-34 tanks in WWII, the town of Cheliabinsk in the Urals was nicknamed 'Tankograd', its civilian machine-building factories swiftly converted to arms production. This book gives a social, economic and political panorama that describes everyday life in a typical Soviet company town during the Stalin era.

About the authors

LENNART SAMUELSON has been doing Archival Research in Russia since the early 1990s. His publications include Plans for Stalin's War-Machine: Tukhachevskii and Military-Economic Planning, 1925-1941 and Stalin, NKVD and the Repressions, 1936-1938, co-authored with Vladimir Khaustov.

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  • Cheliabinsk As a Mirror of Russia in the 20th Century

    Samuelson, Lennart

    Pages 1-12

  • From the Civil War to the Five-year Plans

    Samuelson, Lennart

    Pages 13-68

  • The Industrial City As a Socialist Vision and Soviet Reality

    Samuelson, Lennart

    Pages 69-102

  • The Tractor Factory’s Civilian Production and Military Potential

    Samuelson, Lennart

    Pages 103-133

  • Stagnation and Streamlining in the Whirlwinds of Terror, 1936–1939

    Samuelson, Lennart

    Pages 134-162

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Hardcover $125.00
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Softcover $120.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Tankograd
Book Subtitle
The Formation of a Soviet Company Town: Cheliabinsk, 1900s-1950s
Authors
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-31666-9
DOI
10.1057/9780230316669
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-20887-2
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-30264-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 351
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