‘State Capitalism’ in the Soviet Union

  title={‘State Capitalism’ in the Soviet Union},
  author={M. Howard and J. King},
  journal={History of Economics Review},
  pages={110 - 126}
  • M. Howard, J. King
  • Published 2001
  • Political Science
  • History of Economics Review
  • The aim of this paper is to explore the reactions to the Bolshevik Revolution of one group of critics from the left: those who saw it as ushering in a new form of capitalism. The controversy over state capitalism had both theoretical and practical significance. At the analytical level it presented an important test of Marx’s conception of historical materialism, which had been formulated in a largely successful attempt to explain the transition from feudalism to capitalism in Western Europe but… CONTINUE READING
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