Patron Request: The Economy of Tsarist Russia

Based on a patron request, I discuss how Russia might have turned out differently had reforms of the feudalistic system been allowed to continue without the Bolshevik revolution. This will be the first in a short series comparing Tsarist Russia with the Soviet Union.

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Academic Sources:

Baron, S. H. (1972). The transition from feudalism to capitalism in Russia: A major Soviet historical controversy. The American Historical Review, 77(3), 715-729.

Malia, M. (1994). The Soviet Tragedy: A History of Socialism in Russia, 1917-1991. New York, NY: The Free Press.

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