Climate Dependence and Food Problems in Russia, 1900-1990: The Interaction of Climate and Agricultural Policy and Their Effect on Food Problems
Between 1900 and 1990, there were several periods of grain and other food shortages in Russia and the former Soviet Union, some of which reached disaster proportions resulting in mass famine and death on an unprecedented scale. New stocks of information not previously accessible as well as traditional official sources have been used to explore the extent to which policy and vagaries in climate conspired to affect agricultral yields.
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23 The Stalin era 19291953
The postwar recovery period 19451954
62 Weather variations and agricultural production
63 Food problems
The virgin lands campaign 19551964
72 Weather variations and agricultural production
73 Food problems
24 The postStalin period after 1953
The prerevolutionary period 19001916
32 Weather variations and agricultural production
33 Food problems
The postrevolutionary period 19171928
42 Weather variations and agricultural production
43 Food problems
The collectivization of Soviet agriculture 19291940
52 Weather variations and agricultural production
53 Food problems
The period of agricultural intensification 19651975
82 Weather variations and agricultural production
83 Food problems
The period of agricultural stagnation 19761990
92 Weather variations and agricultural production
93 Food problems
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Climate Dependence and Food Problems in Russia, 1900-1990: The Interaction ...
N. M. Dronin,E. G. Bellinger
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