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Planning the Supply of Weapons: The 1930s

Andrei Markevich

in Guns and Rubles: The Defense Industry in the Stalinist State

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300125245
eISBN:
9780300151701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125245.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the procedures for planning the defense industry in the Soviet Union during the interwar period, and describes the three key features of defense planning distinct from the ... More


The Creation of Markets: The Cases of the Defense, Telecommunications, and Football Industries

Neil Fligstein

in Euroclash: The EU, European Identity, and the Future of Europe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199580859
eISBN:
9780191702297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580859.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This book has demonstrated that the ability to trade across borders has increased dramatically in Europe in the past twenty-five years to a large degree as a result of actions taken in the European ... More


Defense Industries and Weapons Procurement

Daivd Shambaugh

in Modernizing China's Military: Progress, Problems, and Prospects

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520225077
eISBN:
9780520938106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225077.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter combines the analysis of China's military-industrial system with cataloguing the weapons currently in the People's Liberation Army' inventory. There is probably no area of China's ... More


Guns and Rubles: The Defense Industry in the Stalinist State

Mark Harrison (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300125245
eISBN:
9780300151701
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125245.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

For this book, a team of economists and historians scoured formerly closed Soviet archives to discover how Stalin used rubles to make guns. Focusing on various aspects of the defense industry, a ... More


Before Stalinism: The Early 1920s

Andrei Sokolov

in Guns and Rubles: The Defense Industry in the Stalinist State

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300125245
eISBN:
9780300151701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125245.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the formative stage of the defense industry of the Soviet Union during the early 1920s. It explains that competition and profit-seeking were never strong features of the Russian ... More


Hierarchies and Markets: The Defense Industry Under Stalin

Mark Harrison and Andrei Markevich

in Guns and Rubles: The Defense Industry in the Stalinist State

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300125245
eISBN:
9780300151701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125245.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter, which examines the markets and hierarchies of the defense industry of the Soviet Union under the regime of Joseph Stalin, analyzes the organization of the supply of weapons and military ... More


The Soviet Market for Weapons

Mark Harrison and Andrei Markevich

in Guns and Rubles: The Defense Industry in the Stalinist State

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300125245
eISBN:
9780300151701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125245.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the market for weapons in the defense industry in the Soviet Union. It analyzes the issue of quality in terms of the hold-up problem, and highlights the unusual degree of ... More


The False Promise of Self-Reliance: The Weapons Procurement Process

Anit Mukherjee

in The Absent Dialogue: Politicians, Bureaucrats, and the Military in India

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190905903
eISBN:
9780190069223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190905903.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines civil–military relations and the weapons procurement process in India. It begins with a conceptual discussion, using illustrations of other democracies, on the role of civilians ... More


Intellectual Property and the US Defense Industrial Base

Robert M. Farley and Davida H. Isaacs

in Patents for Power: Intellectual Property Law and the Diffusion of Military Technology

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226716527
eISBN:
9780226716664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226716664.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

In this chapter we ask: How did the defense industry become mired in intellectual property law? As discussed in chapter two, modern intellectual property law in the United States resulted partially ... More


The Politburo’s Holy of Holies

Vladimir Kontorovich

in Reluctant Cold Warriors: Economists and National Security

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190868123
eISBN:
9780190868154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190868123.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History

The military sector was the most successful part of the Soviet economy, and the most important one from the point of view of its rulers. It owed this success to its unique place in the Soviet ... More


Afterword

Mark Harrison

in Guns and Rubles: The Defense Industry in the Stalinist State

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300125245
eISBN:
9780300151701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125245.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the history of the defense industry in the Soviet Union during the regime of Joseph Stalin. It suggests that defense issues were at the core of ... More


The Dictator and Defense

Mark Harrison

in Guns and Rubles: The Defense Industry in the Stalinist State

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300125245
eISBN:
9780300151701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125245.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines Soviet Union leader Joseph Stalin's choices over military power and political repression as instruments for holding political power in the face of foreign and domestic threats. ... More


Private Prisons: Where the Sunbelt Casts Its Global Shadow

Volker Janssen

in Caging Borders and Carceral States: Incarcerations, Immigration Detentions, and Resistance

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469651231
eISBN:
9781469651262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651231.003.0010
Subject:
History, African-American History

The chapter considers privatization, private prisons, and prison services outsourcing within a Sun Belt to Global South framework. Eschewing the inclination to frame the Sunbelt as a region that ... More


Initiation

Steven T. Usdin

in Engineering Communism: How Two Americans Spied for Stalin and Founded the Soviet Silicon Valley

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108743
eISBN:
9780300127959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108743.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the founding of a city near Moscow to promote research and development of electronic technology. The chapter reveals that Khrushchev approved Staros and Joseph Berg's plan to ... More


Who Funds Conservatism, Inc.?

Joseph Cotto

in The Vanishing Tradition: Perspectives on American Conservatism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749858
eISBN:
9781501749872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749858.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on conservative think tanks, which represent for Republicans and those who claim to be conservative a sort of alternative mass outlet. In these institutions, one encounters ... More


The Creation of a BW Prison Laboratory: The Bacteriological Convent

Anthony Rimmington

in Stalin's Secret Weapon: The Origins of Soviet Biological Warfare

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190928858
eISBN:
9780190943141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190928858.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In 1932, the United State Political Organization (OGPU), an early forerunner of the KGB, created a facility known as the Bureau of Special Purpose (Byuro osobogo naznacheniya) of the Special Section ... More


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