BIBLIOGRAPHY No. 50,9
September 28, 1949
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The fortnightly Soviet Bibliography is an attempt to list on a
current basis the most significant published materials having to do
with the Soviet Union, its foreign policy, economic and social de-
velopment, and its impact upon the satellite countries and the world
in general. It is compiled by the Division of Library and Reference
Services and is based primarily on materials available in the central
collection of the Department of State but also including publications
in other libraries of the Washington area. Only materials in the
English language are included and the periodical articles are selected
from about 50 of the most pertinent and scholarly journals currently
Emphasis must be placed on the fact that the bibliography lists
only a fraction of the pertinent material in the Department's collec-
tion. Requests for supplementary and additional materials are always
The Division of Library and Reference Services is prepared to
supply on loan, through its Circulation Section in accordance with
Departmental security regulations, any of the items listed in the
Bibliography. For this service authorized persons may apply to the
Circulation Section, LR, Room 202, State Annex #1, or call Republic
5600, extension 5565.
SOVIET BIBLI OGRAPHY
CIVIL RIGHTS RUMANIA
ANOTHER CIVIL LIBERTY gone. In-Newsletter from behind the iron
curtain (Stockholm) September 9, 1949, 5:204.
Rumanian citizensare not permitted to leave the country.
COAL-MINES AND MNINNG
SOVIET MINERS' DAY. In Soviet news (London) August 50, 1949,
"Pravda" editorial. Successful operation of the three
Five-Year plans has brought the output of coal to ap-
proximately 500 million tons a year,
SOVIET KINERS' day celebrated in Moscow; minister of the coal in-
dustry Zasyadko's report. In Soviet news (London) August 50,
1949, p. 1.
On the technical advances of the coal industry in 1949.
COMMUNIST INTELLECTUALS think again. In The Reporter (New York)
September 15, 1949, 1:55-35.
How French communists feel about the Moscow "line".
THE SPARTACIST HERITAGE. Review of Ruth Fischer's Stalin and
German Communism, Harvard university press, London. In Times
literary supplement (London) September 9, 1949, p. 577-579.
A study of the origins of the State party.
COMMUNISM GREAT BRITAIN
HYDE, DOUGLAS. The answer to communism. London, Paternoster
publications, 1949. 79p.
HEIMANN, EDUARD. Marxism: 1848 and 1948. In Journal of politics
(Gainesville, Fla.) August 1949, 2:523-551.
LENIN, V. I. Unpublished documents of V. I. Lenin. In Labour
monthly (London) September 1949, 51:279-282.
Letters of Lenin to Inessa Armand recently published in
Russian by the Marx Engels-Lenin Institute in Moscow.
1st instalment in Labour monthly, June 1949, cited in
2nd installment in Labour monthly, August 1949, cited in
LEWIS, JOHN D. Merxism, revolution, and democracy: 1848-1948.
In Journal of politic;- (Gainesville, Fla.) August 1949, 2:518-522.
IMRSHAL VOROSHILOV'S SPEECH in Bucherest, In Soviet news (London)
August 24 1949, p, 14-.
The fifth anniversary of the liberation of Rumenia from
Nazi-German imperalism. Soviet and Rumanian co-operation
in the spheres of foreign policy, economics and culture.
CONiTTIS-_ INDO CHINA
ROTH, ANDREW. Asia's Tito? In Nation (New York) September 10,
Interview with Ho Chi Minh, leader of the Viet Nam re-
COMMUNISM UNITED STATES
CONGRESS. HOUSE, Conmittee on un-American activities. 100
things you should know about Communism in the U.S.A, Washington,
COI UNISM YUGOSLAVIA
FROM SOCIALISM to fascism.. In Soviet weekly (London) August 25,
1949, p. 7.
"Pravda" editorial. The Communist Party in Yugoslavia
has become a department of the political police-regime
of the Fascist-Gestapo type.
Also in Soviet news (London) August 23, 1949.
COMMUNISM AND RELIGION POLAND
LHRSCH, JOSEPH C. A change ahead? In The Reporter (New York)
August 2, 1949, 8:28-29.
Once the Communists are entrenched in Poland, patriotic and
religious Poles will begin to suffer.
KUZNETSOV, IVAN.. The rights of the individual. In Soviet weekly
(London) August 18, 1949, p. 7.
LESSNER, ERWIN C, Russia's secret Gibraltar; the Island of Saseno
and Valona bay. In Harpers (New York) September 1949, 199:51+.
Valona Bay and the island called Saseno, fifty-five
miles from Otrsnto, on the Italian mainland are stra-
tegically important to the Russians.
ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL CONDITIONS
IMPRESSIONS OF A VISITOR. In New Central European observer
(London) September 5, 1949, 2:211-212.
A correspondent who spent some months in Yugoslavia
writes what she found.
To be continued.
KUZNETSOV, IVAN. Why economic crises are impossible in the USSR.
In Soviet weekly (London) September 1, 1949, p. 6.
People's democracy Taises living standards.
August 24, 1949, p. 9-15.
ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL CONDITIONS YUGOSLAVIA
HAAS, CLEBENT H. de. Tito's Yugoslavia. In America (New York)
September 5, 1949, 81:578.
If Tito showed some respect for human rights, the West
would find it much easier to help him.
VLASOV, G. Teaching mastery. In Soviet press translations
(Seattle) September 1, 1949, 4:471-474.
Teachers' training in USSR emphasizes ideological con-
FOREIGN POLICY UNITED STATES
"COLD WAR" in Japan. In Oriental economist (Tokyo) July 50, 1949,
At the July 13th session of the Far Eastern commission,
Ambassador A. S. Panyushkin attacks the United States
policy in Japan.
FOREIGN RELATIONS IRAN
LENCZOWSKI, GEORGE. Russia and the West in Iran, 1918-1948; a
study in big-power rivalry. Ithaca, Cornell university press,
FOREIGN RELATIONS YUGOSLAVIA
THE SOVIET GOVERNMENT remains invariably friendly to the peoples of
Yugoslavia. In Soviet weekly (London) August 18, 1949, p. 5.
A review by "Izvestia."
THE SOVIET GOVERNMENT'S reply to the Yugoslav Government's note
concerning the unlawful arrests of Soviet citizens. In New times
supplement (Moscow) August 24, 1949, no. 55, p. 1-4.
Reprint from Pravda, August 21, 1949. Soviet Govern-
ment will protect the rights of Soviet citizens in
Also in: Soviet weekly (London) August 25, 1949;
Soviet news (London) August 23, 1949,
SOVIET REPLY to Yugoslavia. In New Central European observer
(London) August 20, 1949, 2:194.
Soviets claim Yugoslavia betrayed the people in the
THE TITO CLIQUE sinks into the fascist mire. In New times
(Foscow) August 24, 1949, p. 1-3.
Soviet notes of August 11 and 18 to the Yugoslav Govern-
ment. Tito has placed the country under foreign control.
Also in Soviet weekly (London) August 25, 1949.
TITO vs. STALIN'S DICTATORSHIP: Defeat for Soviet Communism?
In U. S. news and world report (Washington) September 16, 1949,
Reported from Belgrade, London and Washington. Tito
won't take orders from Russia. He says he is a better
Communist than Stalin, is getting help from the Western
countries and the United States.
TITO'S DOUBLE-DEALING EXPOSED; Soviet note to Yugoslavia.
In Soviet weekly (London) August 18, 1949, p. 4-5.
Soviet Government declares that present Yugoslav
Government is enemy of Soviet Union.
SUMiER, BENEDICT H. A short history of Russia. New York,
Harcourt, Brace, 1949. 469p.
YOLLES, PETER P
September 3, 1949,
Poland, 1939-1949. In New leader (New York)
history of contemporary'Poland,
SHALIN, A. New homes for millions. In Soviet weekly (London)
August 25, 1949, p. t1
Four-story units are completed in 100 days,
Report on collective agreements in the iron and
In Soviet news (London) August 24, 1949, p. 35
RUBINSTEIN, M. Electricity and chemistry. In Soviet weekly
(London) August 18, 1949, p. 9.
Continuation of article byM-. Rubinstein in Soviet
weekly (London) August 11, 1949. See Bibliography 50.8,
WERTH, ALEXANDER. Post-war Russia. In New statesman and nation
(London) September 5, 1949, 38:204-205.
Author explains the "managerial" side and the "human"
side of Soviet industrial production.
SMAL-STOCKY, ROMAN. The importance of Ukraine to world economy.
In Ukrainian bulletin (New York) September 1, 1949, 2:3-4,
Economic resources of the Ukraine as part of the Soviet
Union have been of little benefit to the world and would
be increased were it an independent entity.
ASLANOV, A. Soviet trade unions-active fighters for peace.
In New times (Moscow) August 24, 1949, p. 6-7.
SCHWARZ, SOLOMON M. Russian labor feels pinch as party bosses
crack down. In New leader (New York) September 10, 1949, 32:7.
Soviet Government has cut the number of unions and
brought them under closer surveillance of the Party.
SHAPOVALOVA, A. To the young all roads to life are open.
In Soviet weekly (London) September 1, 1949, p. 7.
Women engaged in the same type of work as men. Equal
pay for equal work is a golden rule.
STOREY, BERT. Trade unions in the Rumanian plan. In New Central
European observer (London) September 3, 1949, 2:212-213.
Rumania is engaged in the vast labor of building a
LABOR UNITED STATES
GREEN, WILLIAM. Communism and toryism: twin evils In Commercial .
and financial chronicle (New York) September 8, 1949, 170:74-.
Author critisizes world communism as seeking to enslave
labor. Supports President Truman's foreign policy, and
attacks "Toryism," as opposing the interests of labor,
SOVIET REFUSAL to allow impartial enquiry into forced labour;
Russian frontier closed to International commission. In Digest
(London) August 20, 1949, 11: part Bl-B2.
LABOR, FORCED BULGARIA
"VOLUNTARY" labour compulsory? In Digest (London) August 20, 1949,
People forced to join voluntary labour brigades known as
"Brigade labour without pay."
LABOR. FORCED POLAND
A FORCED LABOUR camp in Poland. In Continental news service
(London) September 2, 1949, p. 7-8?
Poland has several forced labor camps. The prisoners
accused of political crimes, are sent to the camp
without being sentenced by a court.
LAND TENURE HUNGRY
ECKSTEIN, ALEXANDER. Land reform and the transformation of agri-
culture in Hungary. In Journal of farm economics (Menasha, Wis.)
August 1949, 31:456-468.
Analysis of the change in the land tenure system in
MINES AND DINING
SCOTTISH MINERS' impressions of USSR. In Soviet news (London)
August 26, 1949, p. 5.
Also in Soviet weekly (London) September 1949.
CLAY, VERA. Finland: Not easily scared. In Newsweek (New York)
September 19, 1949, 34;56-58,
Report on Finland's morale under import of Communist
ACADEMICIAN SERGEI VAVILOV'S speech, In Soviet news (London)
August 30 1949, p. 4.
On the unity of scientists throughout the world.
GREKOV, B. D. At the head of progressive mankind. In New times
(Moscow) August 24, 1949, p. 5.
Article on forthcoming conference for peace in USSR
on August 25th,
Also in Soviet news (London) August 26, 1949.
KUZNETSOV, V. V. USSR conference-of supporters of peace.
In Soviet news (London) August 50, 1949, p. 2-3.
NINA POPOVA'S SPEECH. In Soviet news (London) August 30, 1949,
Speech by chairman of the Soviet women's anti-fascist
committee at the All-union peace conference.
SPEECH OF THE DEAN of Canterbury, In Soviet weekly (London)
September 1, 149 ~, p. 8.
Dr. Hewlctb Johnson, Dean of Canterbury, a guest of
the All-union peace conference, claims the First and
Second World wars made vast inroads into capitalist
preserves. Also in Soviet news (London) August 29, 1949.
TIKHONOV, NIKOLAI. The defence of peace and the struggle against
the instigators of a new war. In Soviet weekly (London) September
1, 1949, p, 5-5.
Speech delivered at the All-union conference of Parti-
sans of pe.ce in Moscow on August 25, 26 and 27.
Additional article on Peace conference appears in the
Also in Soviet news.(London) August 24, 1949.
THE USSR CONFERENCE of supporters of Peace meets in Moscow; twelve
hundred delegates represent Soviet working people and thirty- three
nationalities of the Soviet Union. In Soviet news (London)
August 29, 1949, p. 1.
Additional speeches on Peace conference given by.various
delegates in the same issue.
INCREASING PRESSURE on Hungarian peasants. In Continental news
service (London) September 2, 1949, p. 4-6,
New measures introduced to force peasantry into the
KUZNETZOV, IVAN. Pensions. In Soviet weekly (London) August
25, 1949, p. 5.
THE GLOOMY DIARY of a Russian deserter. In Life (New York)
September 12, 1949, 27:57-60.
Anatoly Barsov, the Russian flier who fled to the
United States in 1948, goes back, leaving a story of
bitter criticism behind.
PHILLIPS, JOHN. Tito defies the Kremlin. In Life (New York)
September 12, 1949, 27:41-49,
As small scale Stalin himself, Tito defies the Kremlin.
He has behind him the biggest army in Balkans.
Also in Tim. (Chicago) September 12, 1949.
POLITICAL PENETRATION ASIA
KIRBY, STUART E. Russia and Asia. In Far Eastern economic
review (Hongkong) August 25, 1949, 7:225-227.
One of a series of articles begun on August 4 ("Basic
trends in the Far Epst" Nationalism, communism and
development") and continued on August 18 ("Imperialism
and Internationalism"). Deals with prospects for eco-
nomic development in the Far East.
POLITICAL PENETRATION BALKANS
BALICN YOUTH reproached. In Continental news service (London)
September 2, 1949, p, 6-7,
Activities of the various national organizations of
World Federation of Democratic youth, held in Budapest
scrutinized by Soviet delegation and new instructions
POLITICAL PENETRATION ESTONIA
INFLUX OF RUSSIANS into Estonia, In Continental news service
(London) September 2, 1949, p, 8-9.
Soviet Government colonizes the Baltic area.
POLITICAL PENETRATION GREECE
GREEK SEALIE'S UNION exposed as communist recruiting agency.
In Digest (London) August 20, 1949, l:p. B6.
POLITICAL PENETRATION SATELLITE STATES
GYORGY, ANDREW. Soviet satellites, studies of politics in Eastern
Europe. Notre Dame, Ind., Review of politics, 1949. 64p.
THE SOVIET public in the fight for peace. In New times (Moscow)
August 24, 1949, p. 3-4.
The people of Soviet Russia are firmly convinced that
a new war can be prevented.
RADIO BROADCASTING ESTONIA
FIGHTING THE VOICE OF ANERIGA. In Newsletter from behind the iron
curtain (Stockholm) September 9, 1949, 3:201-202.
Soviet authorities seek ways to prevent their citizens
from listening to foreign broadcasts.
RESISTANCE MOVEMENTS GERMANY (RUSSIAN ZONE)
T1.'.HI, OR.BR.T. The new German resistance; freedom's 'F' replaces
victory's WV Ln Russian zone. In New leader (New York) September
10, 1949- 32 26---
A new resistance movement, Combat group against inhu-
manity. Tho leader and founder of the group is Rainer
RUMNUNIA POLITICAL CONDITIONS
Z..iDA1'L J, Five years have passed in Rumania. In New Central
European observer (Lcndon) August 20, 1949, 2:195-196,
Ovcrtl.row of Antonescu dictatorship end beginnings
of People's Democracy.
THE SOVIET SCHOOLS. In Newsletter from behind the iron curtain
(Stockholm) September 2, 1949, 5:193-195.
Account of Russian schools and their buildings.
BALTS IN SOVIET slave camps. In Newsletter from behind the iron
curtain (Stockholm) September 2, 1949, 3:196-198.
Polish engineer, .ntoni Ekart, who spent eight years
in Soviet slave camps, describes the life of prisoners,
their sentences and forced labor.
THE COMAUNIST-INSPIRED strikes. In Newsletter from behind the iron
curtain (Stockholm) September 9, 1949, 3:202-205.
UNITED NATIONS AFFAIRS
"FORCED LABOUR"; Soviet reply at UNO. In Soviet weekly (London)
August 18, 1949, p. 5-4.
Soviet delegate A. A. Arutyunyan demands full inquiry
into labour conditions in all countries.
UNITED NATIONS ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COUNCIL; Commission on trade
union rights endorsed. In United Nations bulletin (New York)
September 1, 1949, 7:259-262,
UNITED NATIONS ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COUNCIL; Expert committee to
survey slavery. In United Nations bulletin (New York) September
1, 1949, 7:246-249.
Discussion on the definition of slavery and resolution
to assess its nature.
UNITED NATIONS ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COUNCIL; Forced labor inquiry
postponed. In United Nations bulletin (New York) September 1,
YUGOSLAVIA BOUNDARIES AUSTRIA
THE CARINTHIAN question. London, The Diplomatic press and publish-
ing company, 1949. 16p.
Arguments for and against frontier readjustments in
territory disputed between Austria and Yugoslavia.
YUGOSLAVIA FOREIGN RELATIONS
DEAN, VERA M. Tito's stand poses dilemma for both East and West,
In Foreign pUlipy bulletin (New York) September 9, 1949, 8:1.
Current developments in relations between Europe and
the United States.
YUGOSLAVIA FOREIGN RELATIONS ALBANIA
HUMBARACI ASLAN. Tito and Albania. In New Central European
observer (London) September 5, 1949, 2:205-206,
Albania became the center of Western intrigues directed
towards Southeastern European countries.
YUGOSLAVIA FOREIGN RELATIONS UNITED STATES
TITO AND WASHINGTON. In Nation (New York) September 5, 1949,
Tito seeking economic aid from United States in his
struggle against the Soviet Union.