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Harvard Historical Studies 191

A Full-Value Ruble

The Promise of Prosperity in the Postwar Soviet Union

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$45.00 • £36.95 • €40.50

ISBN 9780674251649

Publication Date: 06/01/2021

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320 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

11 photos, 6 illus.

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  • Note on Currency and on Institutions
  • Note on Translation and Transliteration
  • Glossary of Key Terms
  • Timeline of Important Events
  • Introduction: The Ruble and Soviet Prosperity
  • 1. Our Low-Price Guarantee
  • 2. Income Redistribution without “Leveling”
  • 3. Socialist Security
  • 4. All Your Wages in Hand
  • 5. Real Returns
  • Conclusion: Prosperity Postponed
  • Appendixes
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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