Please join StudyMode to read the full document. There are many different factors, caused by collectivisation , which could be seen as things that were overall successes for the Communist party because of things like the Gulags which helped industrialise Russia to where it was the most industrialised state at the start of the Second World War. It also helped Stalin gain control of the party by defeating his rivals on the right. On the other hand, collectivisation had many disastrous effects for the Communist Party, such as the great famines that killed millions of people.
Stalin 's Success And Failures Of Collectivization | Bartleby
Worried about plagiarism? Read this. Help Login Sign Up. We can get a good idea of how the process of collectivization worked from looking at the province of Smolensk. Smolensk on the eve of collectivization was an overwhelmingly agricultural province. More than 90 per cent of the population lived in the countryside. Less than l per cent of the land was collectivized.
The Impact of Stalin’s Domestic Policies on the Soviet People
During the first five year plans Stalin focuses on developing the countries economy as a means to turn the Soviet Union into a modern world power and to improve the living standards of all Soviet citizens. In order to achieve this, Stalin believed in collectivisation and industrialization. By collectivizing and industrializing the agriculture and industries.
Collectivization was one of the most important economic policies introduced in Russia because it can be described and evaluated from different angles, economic growth on the one hand,and the social cost of the policy,on the other. To achieve my aim, I am going to consult a series of sources and later analyse them by doing an overall evaluation. I will use primary and secondary sources.