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Lewin, Moshe 1921-2010

Overview
Works: 79 works in 477 publications in 9 languages and 11,439 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference papers and proceedings  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Honoree
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Most widely held works about Moshe Lewin
 
Most widely held works by Moshe Lewin
Lenin's last struggle by Moshe Lewin( Book )

95 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 2,755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fresh view and critical-analytical interpretation of the strengths, weaknesses, and gaps in Lenin's political thinking, efforts, and long-range outlook during his last ailing year
The Gorbachev phenomenon : a historical interpretation by Moshe Lewin( Book )

43 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in 5 languages and held by 2,256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The making of the Soviet system : essays in the social history of interwar Russia by Moshe Lewin( Book )

41 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this Now-Classic Book, The Making of the Soviet System, Moshe Lewin traces the transformation of Russian society and the Russian political system in the period between the two world wars, a transformation that was to lead to Stalinism in the 1930s. Lewin focuses on the changes stemming from war, revolution, civil war, and industrialization, and he discusses such topics as rural society and religion in the twentieth century; the background of Soviet collectivization; Soviet prewar policies of agricultural procurement; the kolkhoz and the muzhik; Leninism and Bolshevism; industrial relations during the five-year plans of 1928-1941; and the social background of Stalinism. Through this comprehensive approach to understanding the origins and problems of Stalinism, Lewin makes a significant contribution to the study of Russia's social history before the revolution as well as in the Soviet period."--BOOK JACKET
Russian peasants and Soviet power; a study of collectivization by Moshe Lewin( Book )

37 editions published between 1967 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Soviet century by Moshe Lewin( Book )

20 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Departing from a simple linear history, The Soviet Century takes in all the continuities and ruptures that led, via a complex route, from the founding revolution of October 1917 to the final collapse of the late 1980s and early 1990s, passing through the Stalinist dictatorship and the impossible reforms of the Khrushchev years."--Jacket
Stalinism and Nazism : dictatorships in comparison by Moshe Lewin( Book )

29 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and Italian and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a conference held in Philadelphia in September 1991. Includes bibliographical references and index
Political undercurrents in Soviet economic debates: from Bukharin to the modern reformers by Moshe Lewin( Book )

23 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Russia--USSR--Russia : the drive and drift of a superstate by Moshe Lewin( Book )

10 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moshe Lewin's major new book is an original and important work that clarifies the sweeping changes that transformed Russia in the twentieth century from a muzhik country to the urban power we read about today. As in his previous works, Professor Lewin's extraordinary breadth of knowledge and sympathy allow him to deal with the "grand narrative of cultural transformation" that goes well beyond simple studies of urban growth or industrialization. The Soviet Union, as Lewin reminds us, was a rural country well into the post-World War II era, becoming predominantly urban only in the mid-1960s. The fascinating story that emerges from this book is one of a country that is becoming increasingly more complex even as it retains a "relatively primative configuration of power." Professor Lewin goes on to show the historical roots of recent change. In the 1920s it was the government that was impatient to change, while society was transforming itself slowly. Recent years have seen a reversal of this situation, where a largely bureaucratic state simply lost its ability to govern a rapidly changing society. Professor Lewin's analysis lays bare the underlying causes behind the present chaos in the former Soviet Union, where a government that barely understands the new forces that have been so dramatically unleashed finds itself totally unable to control them
Stalinism : its nature and aftermath : essays in honour of Moshe Lewin by Nicholas Lampert( Book )

15 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a collection of essays (with contributors from Britain, Continental Europe and the USA) dealing with the character and aftermath of Stalinism in the USSR. The focus is on the interwar years and on the methodological problems of studying this period, but the volume highlights also the links between Stalinism and the Tsarist past, and the ways in which Stalinism, in its very formation, prepared the ground for its own demise. In this way it contributes to a historical understanding of the current upheavals in the Soviet Union
La paysannerie et le pouvoir soviétique, 1928-1930 by Moshe Lewin( Book )

33 editions published between 1964 and 1976 in French and Spanish and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stalinism and the seeds of Soviet reform : the debates of the 1960s by Moshe Lewin( Book )

14 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le siècle soviétique by Moshe Lewin( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in French and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Economia e politica nella società sovietica : il dibattito economico nell'URSS da Bucharin alle riforme degli anni sessanta by Moshe Lewin( Book )

6 editions published in 1977 in Italian and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El siglo soviético : ¿qué sucedió realmente en la Unión Soviética? by Moshe Lewin( Book )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in Spanish and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Unión Soviética puede haber dejado de existir, pero su historia continúa siendo relevante quizás hoy más que nunca. Sin embargo es una historia que durante mucho tiempo se reveló imposible de escribir, no sólo a causa de falta de documentación accesible, sino porque se ubicaba en el corazón de una confrontación ideológica que oscurecía la realidad del régimen soviético. Este gran libro de Moshe Lewin consigue mostrarnos el funcionamiento real del sistema político, desmitificar los tópicos establecidos y ofrecernos nuevas perspectivas para ayudarnos a establecer un balance más objetivo de sus éxitos y sus fracasos
Russie-URSS-Russie : 1917-1991 by Moshe Lewin( Book )

2 editions published in 2017 in French and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La 4e de couv. indique : "Le jugement de Moshe Lewin est sans appel : le régime issu de la révolution d'Octobre est "un système barbare construit sur les ruines d'un grand idéal émancipateur". La Révolution russe n'a pas ouvert une ère nouvelle dans l'histoire de l'humanité, mais frayé le passage complexe, mouvementé et violent d'une Russie précapitaliste à une Russie capitaliste. Moshe Lewin souligne les discontinuités et les continuités entre la Russie d'avant la révolution et l'URSS. Il insiste notamment sur le chauvinisme grand-russe comme composante essentielle de l'idéologie du régime. Dénoncé au début des années 1920 par Lénine comme l'un de ses pires représentants, Staline célébrera, aux lendemains de 1945, la " grande et sainte Russie ". Dans les années 1960, quand le régime entame son déclin, le nationalisme grand-russe pénètre toutes les instances de l'Etat et du parti. Moshe Lewin déconstruit également l'assimilation de l'URSS au " communisme ", paradoxalement partagée par les adversaires du communisme et par les nostalgiques du système. Alors que certains, au prétexte que l'histoire aurait mal tourné, souhaitent déchirer la page, il fournit un éclairage sur ce "continent disparu " et restitue à l'URSS sa véritable place dans la réflexion sur la révolution et le socialisme."
Bukharin in retrospect by Theodor Bergmann( )

2 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This volume is the product of an international conference held in the autumn of 1988, around the time Nikolai Bukharin was officially rehabilitated - a benchmark in the history of glasnost and the process of legitimating perestroika. Conference participants from 19 countries, including the USSR and China, took occasion to reconsider the record and legacy of Bukharin as revolutionary, economist and political theorist. They offer a many-sided but critical re-examination of Bolshevism's "internal alternative" to Stalin and Stalinism."--Provided by publisher
Contadini e potere sovietico dal 1928 al 1930 by Moshe Lewin( Book )

8 editions published between 1971 and 1974 in Italian and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les sentiers du passé : Moshe Lewin dans l'histoire by Moshe Lewin( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in French and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Russia in una nuova era : una interpretazione storica by Moshe Lewin( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in Italian and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Planning study" for a unified assistance (income maintenance benefits) program : final report by Giora Lotan( Book )

3 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Soviet century
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The Gorbachev phenomenon : a historical interpretationThe making of the Soviet system : essays in the social history of interwar RussiaRussian peasants and Soviet power; a study of collectivizationThe Soviet centuryStalinism and Nazism : dictatorships in comparisonPolitical undercurrents in Soviet economic debates: from Bukharin to the modern reformersRussia--USSR--Russia : the drive and drift of a superstateStalinism : its nature and aftermath : essays in honour of Moshe LewinStalinism and the seeds of Soviet reform : the debates of the 1960s
Alternative Names
Levin, Misha 1921-2010

Levin, Moše 1921-2010

Levin, Moshe 1921-2010

Lewin, M. 1921-

Lewin, M. 1921-2010

Lewin, M. (Moshe)

Lewin, M. (Moshé), 1921-

Lewin, M. (Moshe), 1921-2010

Lewin, Misha 1921-2010

Lewin, Moshé

Lewin, Moshe, 1921-

Lewin, Moshé 1921-2010

Moshe Lewin Frans economisch historicus (1921-2010)

Moshe Lewin French historian

Moshe Lewin historiador francés

Moshe Lewin historien français

Moshe Lewin US-amerikanischer Sozial- und Wirtschaftshistoriker

Левин, Моше

Левин, Моше 1921-

משה לוין

משה לוין היסטוריון צרפתי

موشى ليوين، 1921-

モーシェ・レヴィン

レヴィン, モーシェ

レヴィン, モッシェ

墨舍·勒文

Languages
English (253)

French (83)

Italian (30)

Spanish (13)

German (5)

Japanese (5)

Swedish (2)

Danish (1)

Dutch (1)