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Nove, Alec

Overview
Works: 194 works in 1,116 publications in 9 languages and 18,314 library holdings
Genres: History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Honoree, Author of introduction, Compiler, Arranger, Translator
Classifications: HC335, 330.947
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Alec Nove
The Soviet economy; an introduction by Alec Nove( Book )

137 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 2,027 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1961, The Soviet Economy is a well informed work which seeks to acquaint students with the structure and problems of the economy of the USSR. In a balanced and perceptive analysis, Alexander Nove describes the organisation of economic life and of the planning system, analysing the practical and theoretical problems within the institutional structure of the Soviet system, and introducing the student to Soviet economic ideas and concepts. The subject is then related to the growth of the Soviet economy and to the extent to which both the institutions and the problem
An economic history of the U.S.S.R by Alec Nove( Book )

93 editions published between 1969 and 1992 in 5 languages and held by 1,757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Soviet economic system by Alec Nove( Book )

68 editions published between 1961 and 1988 in 4 languages and held by 1,644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The economics of feasible socialism by Alec Nove( Book )

63 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is not an anti-socialist treatise; on the contrary, Nove seeks to identify and define a 'feasible socialism', conceivable in the lifetime of a child already conceived, which avoids far-fetched or Utopian assumptions and the deformations of 'actually existing socialism' of the Soviet species. The final part of the book outlines a possible efficient and human socialism, and examines objections to these ideas from the Left and the Right
Stalinism and after by Alec Nove( Book )

58 editions published between 1975 and 1992 in English and Italian and held by 1,269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on personal experience of life in the Soviet Union, Nove explains the phenomenon of Stalinism
Glasnostʹ in action : cultural renaissance in Russia by Alec Nove( Book )

26 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1991, Glasnost in Action: Cultural Renaissance in Russia is a comprehensive portrait of a society in transition as Professor Nove reflects on the changes taking place in the USSR at that time. While in English, Glasnost means 'openness', the author questions what 'openness' actually means in the USSR. How is Soviet culture - their art, literature, theatre, music and social life - affected by the new freedom of speech and thought that resulted from Glasnost? Was it Gorbachev's power and charisma that propelled Glasnost or would it build up enough momentum in Sovie
The Soviet Middle East; a communist model for development by Alec Nove( Book )

30 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1967, The Soviet Middle East provides an analysis of the economic and political status of the national republics of Central Asia and Transcaucasia, which were, at the time of the book's initial publication, a part of the Soviet Union. The authors analyse their economic achievements, as well as their rapid progress in health and education, comparing their situation with that of their non-Soviet neighbours and indeed with the rest of the USSR. They seek to define the relevance of the Soviet planning system and Soviet ideology to the development of these countries, and also to
Socialist economics: selected readings by Alec Nove( Book )

31 editions published between 1972 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Political economy and Soviet socialism by Alec Nove( Book )

22 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1979, Political Economy and Soviet Socialism is an integrated selection of papers written over the past 12 years of Russian history, which offers a unique insight into some important and controversial issues. Professor Nove discusses the ideas of some of the leaders of the Russian revolution (Lenin, Trotsky and Bukharin), the political economy of socialism and the problems of the contemporary USSR. The author addresses the role of traditional Russian ideas in shaping the Soviet Union's social structure and the conceptual problems involved in defining its ruling s
Efficiency criteria for nationalised industries by Alec Nove( Book )

27 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

<P>First published in 1973, <EM>Efficiency Criteria for Nationalised Industries</EM> asks by what criteria we should judge the efficiency of nationalised industries, what we mean by saying they should be run commercially and where the public interest should lie. </P>
Socialism, economics, and development by Alec Nove( Book )

17 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1986, this text brings together a selection of papers written by the great Alec Nove on development economics, Marxist economies, the Soviet economy, and law and politics in the Soviet Union. Reflecting the varied and diverse interests of its distinguished author, the topics range from Soviet constitutional law, to Trotsky's view of collectivization; from a critique of conventional micro-economics, to the economic disaster of the Allende regime in Chile. The author's long-standing immersion in the past and present of the Soviet Union helps to provide the unique insights into
An economic history of the USSR, 1917-1991 by Alec Nove( Book )

11 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This update to "The History of the Soviet Economy" covers the period from the Bolshevik seizure of power to the aftermath of the failed coup, which speeded up the disintegration of the Soviet Union. The final chapter encompasses Gorbachev's attempt to refo
The Soviet economy on the brink of reform : essays in honor of Alec Nove( Book )

10 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Economic rationality and Soviet politics; or, Was Stalin really necessary? by Alec Nove( Book )

6 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trade with communist countries by Alec Nove( Book )

18 editions published between 1960 and 1961 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Stalin phenomenon by Alec Nove( Book )

13 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The East European economies in the 1970s by Alec Nove( Book )

14 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The East European Economies in the 1970s reviews the development of economic policy in Eastern Europe in the 1970s. This book includes individual country studies that compare and contrast both the aims of economic development and the results of the growth process, as well as the instruments employed in economic policy. More specifically, this book examines what has happened during the past decade after the fundamental changes in economic policy that occurred in the 1960s. This text is comprised of 10 chapters; the first of which provides a background on economic reform in Eastern Europe during
Economics and politics in the USSR : problems of interdependence( Book )

6 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies in economics and Russia by Alec Nove( Book )

13 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Was Stalin really necessary? Some problems of Soviet political economy by Alec Nove( Book )

29 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1964, Was Stalin Really Necessary? is a thought-provoking work which deals with many aspects of the Soviet political economy, planning problems and statistics. Professor Nove starts with an attempt to evaluate the rationality of Stalinism and discusses the possible political consequences of the search for greater economic efficiency, which is followed by a controversial discussion of Kremlinology. The author goes on to analyse the situation of the peasants as reflected in literary journals, then looks at industrial and agricultural problems. There are elaborate s
 
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The economics of feasible socialism
Alternative Names
Alec Nove

Nouv, A. 1915-1994

Nouv, Alek 1915-1994

Nouv, Aleksandr 1915-1994

Nouw, A. 1915-1994

Novakovskij, Aleksandr.

Novakovsky, Aleksandr

Novakovsky, Aleksandr 1915-1994

Nove, A. 1915-1994

Nove, Alexander

Nove, Alexander 1915-

Nove Alexander 1915-1994

Nove, Alexandr.

Novickij, Aleksandr 1915-1994

Ноув, Алек

アレク・ノーヴ

ノーヴ, A

ノーヴ, アレク

ノーヴ, アレック

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An economic history of the U.S.S.RThe economics of feasible socialismStalinism and afterGlasnostʹ in action : cultural renaissance in RussiaPolitical economy and Soviet socialismEfficiency criteria for nationalised industriesAn economic history of the USSR, 1917-1991The Soviet economy on the brink of reform : essays in honor of Alec Nove