Red Plenty download free [PDF and Ebook] by Francis Spufford

Red Plenty download free [PDF and Ebook] by Francis Spufford year 2011
  • Book name: Red Plenty
  • Author: Francis Spufford
  • Release date: 2011/11/21
  • Publisher: FABER & FABER
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Society and Social Sciences
  • ISBN: 9780571225248
  • Rating: 8.83 of 10
  • Votes: 324
  • Review by: Marshall Kopp
  • Review rating: 8.35 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/16
  • Total pages: 448
  • Includes a PDF summary of 48 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: The Soviet Union was founded on a fairytale. It was built on 20th-century magic called 'the planned economy', which was going to gush forth an abundance of good things that the penny-pinching lands of capitalism could never match. And just for a little while, in the heady years of the late fifties, the magic seemed to be working.Red Plenty is about that moment in history, and how it came and went away; about the brief era when, under the rash leadership of Nikita Khrushchev, the Soviet Union looked forward to a future of rich communists and envious capitalists, when Moscow would out-glitter Manhattan, every Lada would be better engineered than a Porsche and sputniks would lead the way to the stars. It's about the scientists who did their best to make the dream come true, to give the tyranny its happy ending.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 26H0M32S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Historical Fiction, Marxism & Communism, Postwar 20th Century History, From C 1945 To C 2000, 20th Century History: C 1900 To C 2000
  • Available formats: DOC, PRC, PDF, HTM, DjVu, TXT, WORD, EPUB. Compressed in ZIP, RAR, CPIO, LHA
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 13.53 USD
  • Dimensions: 128x200x27mm
  • Weight: 349g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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