History of a Soviet Collective Farm
By Fedor Belov Copyright 1998
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First published in 1998. This is volume IV of VIII in the international library of sociology based on the sociology of the Soviet Union. The author’s account of the life on the collective farm is based mainly on the diaries which he was able to bring with him out of the Soviet Union. The diaries included statistical reports of collective farm operations, but for some of the facts and figures the author has had to rely on his memory.
Chapter 1 THE HISTORY OF OUR VILLAGE TO 1947; Chapter 2 THE STRUCTURE OF THE KOLKHOZ; Chapter 3 RELATIONS BETWEEN THE KOLKHOZ AND OTHER ORGANIZATIONS; Chapter 4 THE PLANNING AND ORGANIZATION OF OPERATIONS; Chapter 5 LABOR, EQUIPMENT AND DRAFT POWER; Chapter 6 FIELD WORK AND CROP DELIVERIES; Chapter 7 THE DEVELOPMENT OF ANIMAL HUSBANDRY ON THE KOLKHOZ; Chapter 8 RURAL HOUSING CONSTRUCTION AND ELECTRIFICATION; Chapter 9 INDIVIDUAL HOUSEHOLDS;