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BIBLIOGRAPHY No. 50.11
October 26, 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 devel-
opment, 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 select-
ed from about 50 of the most pertinent and scholarly journals cur-
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 De-
partmental security regulations, any of the items listed in the Bib-
liography. For this service authorized persons may apply to the
Circulation Section, LR, Room 202, State Annex #1, or call Republic
5600, extension 3363.
JASNY, NAUM. The socialized agriculture of the USSR. Stanford,
Calif., Stanford university press, 1949. 857p.
A documented study of Russian agrarian problems which
brings out statistical inaccuracies and quashes preva-
BERG, L. S. The Russians first explorers of the Antarctic.
In Soviet press translations (Seattle) October 1, 1949, 4:557-559.
In Trud, July 16, 1949.
USSR submarines operating in Arctic. In United States naval insti-
tute (Menasha, Wis.) October 1949, p. 1194-1195.
ALVAREZ del VAYO, J. The bomb and the U. N. In Nation (New York)
October 8, 1949, p. 341-342.
Firm decision among lesser powers not to allow present
session to close before it has achieved at least the
beginning of an agreement on the atomic bomb. An example
of what should be avoided is American position on issue
raised by China.
ATOM THREAT: boost for army. In U. S. news and world report
(Washington) October 7, 1949, 27:20-21.
Big land armies, airborne and air supplied, get new
emphasis. A return to the wartime system of planning
broad policy in top-level meetings with allied powers
in Europe is indicated.
ATO'[C CONTROL; it is more necessary and seemingly less attainable
than ever. In Life (New York) October 10, 1949, 27:38.
Discussion on atomic monopoly. Trickery feared.
ATOMIC PEACE. In New statesman and nation (London) October 1,
Atomic peace proposals discussed.
BACK TO THE ATOM. In Economist (London) October 1, 1949, p. 706-
International atomic system discussed.
"BOMB TO BOMB". In Life (New York) October 5, 1949, 27:22.
Analysis of Soviet policy and decisions in recent months.
CAN RUSSIA deliver the bomb? In Life (New York) October 10, 1949,
U. S. warning systems are still in the planning stage.
DALLIN, DAVID J. Red atom blasts U. S. security, but no a-war in
near future. In New leader (New York) October 1, 1949, 42:1-2.
Neither side would use Atom bomb.
THE IEa WHO did it. In Newsweek (New York) October 5, 1949, 34:21--.
Atomic specialists in Soviet Russia.
THE RUSSIAN BOMB. In Pathfinder (Chicago) October 5, 1949, 56:14-
U. S. arms aid for Europe speeded after Soviet atomic
THE SOVIET BOMB. In New republic (New York) October 3, 1949, 121:5-
United States monopoly of atomic weapon now broken; task
is to liberate ourselves from restrictions that retard
our progress in atomic research.
TEXT OF TASS statement on atomic energy. In USSR information
bulletin (Washington) October 7, 1949, 9:593.
U. S. DETECTS atomic blast in Russia. In life (New York)
October 3, 1949, 27:17-21,
VYSHINSKY, A. Y. Soviet Union asks immediate UN action to outlaw
atomic bombs. In USSR information bulletin (Washington) October
7, 1949, 9:589-594.
The text of the USSR proposal against warmongers and of
Vyshinsky's speech to the General assembly on September
23, 1949, urging rigid control of atomic bomb,
BUILDING AOD CONSTRUCTION
BERNAL, J. D. Great new buildingserected at high speed.
In Soviet weekly (London) September 22, 1949, p. 1.
Professor Bernal, returned from the USSR, describes
Moscow's builders and their advanced techniques.
CITIES AND PLACES CASPINSK
FATUYEV, ROIiN. Soviet youth builds a city. In Soviet Russia
today (New York) October 1949, p. 16+-.
Caspinsk begun by youths 1932. Development and progress
HDSHENSKY, 0. Soviet architects plan whole cities and eliminate
slums. In USSR information bulletin (Washington) September 23,
CHURCH AND STATE
KINUILSKY clowns again. In Ukrainian bulletin (New York) September
15,1949, p. 1--.
Manuilsky's attack upon the Catholic church in United
TORRE, GIUSEPPE dalla. The Vatican's conditions for peace with
communism. In United Nations world (New York) October 1949,
Author asks for religious freedom in the communist
CHURCH AND STATE HUNGRY
"SILENT REBELLION". In Life (New York) October 5, 1949, 27:26.
Budapest's faithful revive an ancient festival -
official Red holiday.
STATE FARMS pour out food on factory-like basis. In USSR informa-
tion bulletin (Washington) October 7, 1949, 9:610-611.
State farm workers are specialists.
SUKHANOV, M. Labor specialization, mechanization assure collective
farming's success. In USSR information bulletin (Washington)
October 7, 1949, 9:608-609.
The collective farm has eased life for the peasants,
giving them security.
MANNING, CLARENCE A. The root of
quarterly (New York) Summer 1949,
Causes of the impasse reached
CON-UNISM UNITED STATES
LEAR, JOHN, Crack-up of an American communist family. In Collier's
(Springfield, Ohio) October 8, 1949, p. 15--.
A woman's story of her revolt against twenty years of
entanglement with the Party line. Moscow decided her
friends, her books, even her baby's birth,
DISCOVERY AND EXPLORATION
AIERICA was a Russian discovery. In Digest (London) September 24,
Russians claim to have discovered North America in the
ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL CONDITIONS
KIDDIE, JESSIE. A housewife's view of the USSR. In Soviet Russia
today (New York) October 1949, p. 9+-.
Impressions of a trip to the Soviet Union from the
standpoint of a British housewife.
IATVEYEVA, L. New book shows how Volga peasants improved lives under
socialism. In USSR information bulletin (Washington) October 7,
Review of N. Zadonsky's: Steppe dwellers. Based on
documents and facts.
PARKER, RALPH. Moscow correspondent. London, Muller, 1949.
This picture of post-war Russia attempts to give the clue
to much that is incomprehensible about Soviet policy
abroad as well as at home.
STUART, JOHN. Highly embroidered patchwork. In Soviet Russia
today (New York) October 1949, p. 21-22.
Review of J. Gunther's, Behind the iron curtain, New York,
Harper, 1949, cited in Soviet Bibliography 50.2.
WERTH, ALEXANDER. Review of Ralph Parker's The Russians are they
human? In New statesman and nation (London) September 17, 1949,
Parker explains how Russians feel about Russia and the
ECONOT.IC AND SOCIAL CONDITIONS CZECHOSLOVAKIA
CZECH COWUNISTS' problems, In Continental news service (London)
September 25, 1949, p. 5-6.
ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL CONDITIONS MONGOLIA
MARKOV F. The Mongol People's Republic. In Soviet press transla-
tions (Seattle) October 1, 1949, 4:528-551.
ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL CONDITIONS SATELLITE STATES
IN THE PEOPLE'S democracies. In New times (Moscow) September 14,
1949, p. 14-15.
Hungarian democracy's difficulties and successes. Estab-
lishment of provisional committees of people's councils
ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL CONDITIONS UKRAINE
PROTSIUK, STEPHEN. The evacuation of industry in 1941 and the post-
war economy of Ukraine. In Ukrainian quarterly (New York)
Summer 1949, 5:210-218.
Evacuation of industry and resultant technological losses.
WORKING CONDITIONS of scientists and specialists in Soviet Ukraine.
In Ukrainian quarterly (New York) Summer 1949, 5:261-271.
Scientists and scholars labor under rigid mental,
physical and spiritual strain. Police measures of
BUDAPEST TRIAL was victory for peace. In USSR information bulletin
(Washington) October 7, 1949, 9:549.
Pravda editorial. Tito's "socialism" disclosed.
COLLAPSE of the imperialists' plans in Hungary. In New times
(Moscow) September 21, 1949, p. 1-3.
The trial of former Hungarian Minister of foreign affairs,
Laszlo Rajk and his accomplices, who took part in a con-
spiracy of the imperialists against the democratic system
COLLAPSE of the imperialists4 plan in Hungary. In Soviet weekly
(London) September 22, 1949, p. 54-.
Pravda article. Trial of Laszlo Rajk and his accom-
DARKNESS IN BUDAPEST. In Life (New York) October 10, 1949, 27:40.
The confessions and trial of eight communists in Hungary
basis for the Soviet break with Tito.
INDICTrENT PRESENTED by the Hungarian state prosecution in the case
of Rajk and his accomplices. In New times supplement (Moscow)
September 14, 1949, no. 58, p. 1-12.
THE RAJK TRIAL. In Continental news service (London) September 23,
1949, p. 4-5.
SPIES IN BUDAPEST and Belgrade exposed. In Soviet news (London)
September 20, 1949, p, 5-4,
The trial of Laszlo Rajk, and his accomplices, accused
of crimes directed toward overthrowing the democratic
state system in Hungary.
ESPIONAGE by a Yugoslav official. In Polish facts and figures
(London) September 17, 1949, p. 5.
Representative of the Yugoslav Ministry of transport,
ilic Petrovic, was engaged in espionage activities
aiming at the undermining of Poland's economic and
ZHARKOV, S. Collective farm markets. In Soviet weekly (London)
September 15, 1949, p. 4,
Collective farmers bring their meat, dairy products and
vegetables to towns to the collective farm markets.
FOREIGN POLICY YUGOSLAVIA
SLITH, JESSICA. Tito and the plot against the peace. In Soviet
Russia today (New York) October 1949, p. 44-.
Recent events concerning Tito are a small pattern in
the kaleidoscope of the Russian impact in other
FOREIGN RELATIONS BULGARIA
FIFTH ANNIVERSARY of the liberation of Bulgaria. In Soviet news
(London) September 12, 1949, p. 1-2.
Marshal Bulganin's speech in Sofia, September 8th.
NARSHAL BULGANIN'S speech. In Soviet weekly (London) September 15,
1949, p. 5.
Bulgaria celebrates liberation day.
FOREIGN RELATIONS ITALY
USSR note reiterates charges Italy violates peace pact. In USSR
information bulletin (Washington) October 7, 1949, 9:614.
Text of reply of September 20.
FOREIGN RELATIONS YUGOSLAVIA
BARTLETT, VERNON. Can Tito be ousted-without a war? In United
Nations world (New York) October 1949, 3:5-6,
Author stresses the necessity for Western countries to
declare their willingness to defend Yugoslavia in the
event of aggression.
MERTH, ALEXANDER. Stalin's fatal error? In Nation (New York)
October 8, 1949, p. 342-345,
Real danger to Russia lies in the ideological challenge
of Titoism, with its systematic debunking of Stalinism.
i.i.2l-:, SAYUEL N. and R. B. Thompson. The government of the Soviet
Union. New York, Van Nostrand, 1949. 383p.
A clarification and extension of the earlier edition,
reconceiving the concept of the state-economy of the
Soviet system as the massive "Soviet leviathan."
THE HARVEST. In Newsletter from behind the iron curtain (Stockholm)
October 7, 1949, 5:220-222,
Harvest must be brought in without delay, regardless of
the weather. Kolkhoz member may claim his share after
the compulsory quotas have been delivered.
SPECTOR, IVAR. An introduction to Russian history and culture,
New York, Van Nostrand, 1949. 475p.
An introductory survey of Russian civilization, both
before and since the revolution.
CHUBATY, NICHOLAS. The Ukrainian independence movement at the time
of the American revolution. In Ukrainian quarterly (New York)
Summer 1949, 5:226-237.
LAND REFORM POLAND
KOCIOL, DOB. Five years since Polend's land reform; what is has
meant to peasants. In Polish facts and figures (London) September
17, 1949, p. 2.
R.CKS OF USSR'S 250,000 libraries hold 500 million volumes. In USSR
information bulletin (Washington) October 7, 1949, 9:602+-.
MINES NTD MINING CZECHOSLOVAKIA
STORMI, WALTER. The Vrbensky mine 3. The two-year plan to
February. jn New Central European observer (London) October 1,
Continuing his series of articles, Storm deals with
progress under the Two-year plan. (To be continued)
STABILITY of Soviet ruble emphasized by capitalist monetary crisis.
In USSR information bulletin (Washington) October 7, 1949, 9:596-598.
Wages increased more than double.
PAX SOVIETICA. In Newsletter from behind the iron curtain (Washington)
October 7, 1949, 5:217-219,
Great variety of organizations have held conferences in
many countries, endeavoring to find ways to settle the
differences of East and 'est,
PARKER, RALPH. The Moscow peace conference. In Soviet Russia
today (New York) October 1949, p. 8--.
Purpose to found an organization as a counter-offensive
against the instigators of a third World war,
ROO1 FOR MAN to build and grow; a Yorkshireman looks at Moscow.
In Soviet weekly (London) September 15, 1949, p. 7.
1r. Tempest, a Bradford textile merchant and manufac-
turer, records his impressions of the city.
RAGINSKY, M. and S. Rosenblatt. The penal system of the USSR.
In Soviet weekly (London) September 22, 1949, p. 4.
Re-education through socialist labor. This article
tells of the humane principles on which the penal
system in forcq in the Soviet Union is said to be
ARMBTRONG, HAMILTON FISH. Tito and Stalin. In Atlantic (Boston)
October 1949, 184:30-36.
During his visit to Yugoslavia, author observed the
effects of the split between Tito and Stalin.
POLITICAL PENETRATION EASTERN EUROPE
HARSCH, JOSEPH C. The curtain isn't iron. In Harpers (New York)
October 1949, 199:50-56.
The people living behind the iron curtain are far from
being communized or their interests effectively subor-
dinated to the interests of Soviet Russia.
POLITICAL PENETRATION SATELLITE STATES
DUDRA, IICHAEL. Review of Andrew Gyorgy: Soviet satellites
(Notre Dame, Ind., Review of politics, 1949) In Ukrainian
quartorly (New York) Summer 1949, 5:282.
A brief introduction on recent trends and political
development of Eastern Europe.
POLITICAL PENETRATION UNITED STATES
IHYEVSKY, V. Can the democratic camp disrupt the plans of the
warmongers? In Soviet press translations (Seattle) October 1, 1949,
View taken that American imperialists ere preparing for
war while working communistic masses strive for peace.
PUSTOVALOV, I. Personal property of citizens of the USSR. In Soviet
press translations (Seattle) October 1, 1949, 4:559-541.
RESISTANCE MOVEMENTS SATELLITE STATES
A RESISTANCE GROUP from behind the iron curtain. In Newsletter
from behind the iron curtain (Washington) October 7, 1949, 3:224-
Ukrainian Insurgent army (UPA) have been active in
UNION LIST OF USSR newspapers, 1940-1949, received by the Library of
Congress and other American research libraries. In Monthly list of
Russian accessions (Washington) September 1949, 2:392-597.
LANGDON-DAVIES, JOHN. Russia puts the clock back. London,
Gollancz, 1949. 160p.
Tells whPt has been happening to Russian biologists and
how non-Russian communist biologists have struggled to
find a compromise between their scientific conscience
and their political allegiance.
KORZINKIN, P. Russian scientist's work in 1871 upset 'superior race'
theory. In USSR information bulletin (Washington) October 7, 1949,
"]yiklukha-Maklai" Sergei Kurilov was first among anthro-
pologists who proved on scientific basis that the color
of man's skin did not determine his culture, intelligence
or social stature.
TOPCHIYEV, ALEXANDER. Honored and well paid, scientists of USSR are
encouraged by the state. In USSR information bulletin (Washington)
October 7, 1949, 9:599-602,
IRUUSE, ELSA. Finland and tightrope act. In Christian science
monitor magazine (Boston) September 24, 1949, p. 2.
Finns continue to refuse to support communist-called
MESCHENKO, VIICHAEL. Hunger as a method of terror and rule in-the
Soviet Union. In Ukrainian quarterly (New York) Summer 1949,
Hunger and undernourishment have been one of the funda-
mental methods employed by the Soviet regime to maintain
FILIEONOV, D. In the Tomsk forests. In Soviet press translations
(Seattle) September 15, 1949, 4:502-503.
Translation from Izvestia, July 20, 1949. In the Tomsk
region timber is the chief resource.
SMITH, JESSICA. The tenth Soviet trade union congress. In Soviet
Russia today (New York) October 1949, p. 12--.
Reports covering progress during the war and postwar
TREATIES AND AGREEMENTS AUSTRIA
AUSTRIA; Western powers hamper drafting of pence treaty. In Soviet
weekly (London) September 15, 1949, p. 5.
THE WESTERN powers are delaying the preparation of the Austrian
treaty. In New times (Yoscow) September 14, 1949, p. 10-11.
TREATIES AND AGREEMENTS YUGOSLAVIA
TREATY denounced by USSR. In USSR information bulletin (Washington)
October 7, 1949, 9:595.
UNITED NATIONS AFFAIRS
KISSELEV, KUZMA. Attack on North Atlantic pact. In United Nations
bulletin (New York) October 1, 1949, 7:385-586.
Covering the last four years of the United Nations.
VYSHINSKY, ANDREI. Proposal for Big Five peace pact. In United
Nations bulletin (New York) October 1, 1949, 7:575.
WJEINTAL, EDiARD. Tito vs. Stalin: UN in jeopardy. In Newsweek
(New York) October 17, 1949, $4:38.
Existence of UN threatened by the Soviet Tito cold war.
VIETNAM POLITICAL CONDITIONS
SHAKH1AGONOV, F. What is happening in Vietnam? In Soviet press
translations (Seattle) October 1, 1949, 4:526-528.
Achievements of the democratic republic of Vietnam under
WORLD WAR, 1939-1945 UKRAINE
WORLD IWAR and Ukraine, 1939-1949. In Ukrainian quarterly
Sumner 1949, 5:201-209.
outline history of second World war and Ukraine.
YUGOSLAVIA ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL CONDITIONS
YUGOSLAVIA: progress of the 5-yeer plan; addresses by Marshal Tito.
Washington, 1949. 48p.