John Lloyd, 10 February 1994
Show More Russia 2010 by Daniel Yergin and Thane Gustafson.
Random House, 302 pp., $32, October 1993, 0 679 42995 6Show More
What About the workers: Workers and the Transition to Capitalism in Russia by Simon Clarke.
Verso, 248 pp., £34.95, September 1993, 0 86091 650 2Show More
After the Soviet Union: From Empire to Nation edited by Timothy Colton and Robert Levgold.
Norton, 208 pp., $24.95, November 1992, 0 393 03420 8Show More
“... the nomenklatura. The system, ‘totalitarianism harnessed to the task of economic growth’, as Robert Campbell described it twenty-five years ago, was considered something of a success around the world until the late Seventies – mainly because of its ability to reconstruct the economy after the war, on the basis of an industrial machine that was already ...”