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BIBLIOGRAPHY No. 50.14
December 7, 1949
DEPARTMENT OF STATE
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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 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 3363.
LISSNER, WILL. Land socialization in Soviet agriculture, 1917-
1947. In The American journal of economics and sociology (New York)
October 1949, 9:144-159.
Socialization of land in the Soviet state.
THE INCOME of kolkhoz members. In Newsletter from behind the iron
curtain (Stockholm) November 11, 1949, 5-252-253.
NEW STATE QUOTAS for Yugoslav farms. In Continental news service
(London) November 4, 1949, p. 6-7,
Collectivisation is proceeding very rapidly, the total
number of collective farms exceeding 5,000.
AGRICULTURE REFORMS RUMANIA
ZAIDMAN, L. Agrarian reform in Rumania-II. In New Central European
observer (London) October 29, 1949, 2:265,
Deals with the period after 1945. For part I see Soviet
Bibliography 50.13. (To be continued)
THE SOVIET air force. In Continental news service (London)
November 4, 1949, p. 9-10,
UNDERHILL, G, Report on the Red army. In New York times magazine
section (New York) October 16, 1949, p. 12+ .
THE ATOMIC RACE: Russians bestir us to action. In Newsweek (New York)
November 21, 1949, 44:15.
According to American atomic scientists Russia is capable
of producing a bomb more powerful than the one dropped
MACEWEN, MALCOLM. U.S.S.R. fights to outlaw the atomic weapon. In
World news and views (London) October 8, 1949, 29:484-485.
ATTITUDE TOWARDS UNITED STATES
SCHWARTZ, HARRY. The cold war on Russia's stage. In New York times
magazine section (New York) November 27, 1949, p. 28-29.
American vs. Russian system, a popular theme in Soviet
CITIES AND TOWNS
TEMPEST E. V. The re-building of Moscow. In World news and views
(London) October 29, 1949, 29:522.
Extracts from a broadcast from Moscow radio by Tempest,
a Bradford businessman, who visited the Soviet Union.
BAZHENOV, I. I. Push-button control in mechanised coal mines, In
Soviet weekly (London) October 27, 1949, p. 5.
Centralized automatic control of mining operations.
SCOTT, J., ed. Inside a Soviet industry; eighteen years in Russia's
coke-chemical industry. In Fortune (New York) October 1949, 40:116-
COiMMUNISM CLASS STRUGGLE
STANFORD, N. Class struggle in Soviet. In Christian science
monitor weekly magazine section (Boston) October 1, 1949, p. 2+-
GINSBERG, MORRIS. The moral basis of present-day political conflicts.
In International journal (Toronto) Autumn 1949, 4:511-326.
Present conflict between USSR and Western World largely
based on moral factors.
KLUGiANN, JAMES. Yugoslavia under Tito's terror. In World news
and views (London) November 5, 1949, 29:555.
COIMvUNISM SATELLITE STaTES
HEITZMN, M. Events behind the iron curtain. In International
journal (Toronto) Autumn 1949, 4:291-310.
The writer examines these events in the light of Marxism-
COAiUNISiM UNITED STATES
BOHN, WILLIAM E. America's verdict on communism. In New leader
(New York) October 29, 1949, 52:4.
The trial of the 11 members of the National board of the
Communist party of America,
MARION, GEORGE. The communist trial; an American crossroads.
New York, Fairplay, 1949. 191p.
The author presents his claim that Judge Medina's pre-
judice led to an unfair and one-sided trial.
DAILIDE, P. Can there be evolution in bolshevism? In Newsletter from
behind the iron curtain (Stockholm) November 18, 1949, 5:254-256,
The political significance of Titoism.
ROUCEK, JOSEPH S. "Tito-ism" and the growth of a new national
communistic movement. In World affairs interpreter (Los Angeles)
Autumn 1949, 20:233-240,
Tito's proclamations for a communist world friendly to
Soviet Russia but independent from Moscow has reawakened
independence and love of freedom among Russian satellites.
THE TITO-STALIN conflict: statement of National committee of Socialist
workers party. In Fourth international (New York) October 1949,
YVERTH, ALEXANDER. The Belgrade argument. In New statesman and
nation (London) November 5, 1949, 58:504-505,
Notes on Yugoslav indictment of Soviet communism. (To
VOIGT, F. A. Pax Britannica. London, Constable, 1949. 575p.
Historical analysis of the-European crisis as it de-
veloped in Germany, Poland, Yugoslavia and Greece, Ex-
amines the causes of the conflict between the Russian
and the Western worlds.
ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL CONDITIONS
THE ECONOMY and living standards of the Soviet Union. In Labour
research (London) October 1949, 38:191-194.
LYASHCHENKO, PETER I. History of the national economy of Russia
to the 1917 revolution. New York, Macmillan, 1949, 880p,
The economic history of Russia from earliest times to
the 1917 revolution. Pays particular attention to non-
Russian peoples of the USSR.
MATTHEWS, GEORGE. Thirty-second anniversary of the Great October
Revolution. In World news and views (London) November 5, 1949,
ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL CONDITIONS UKRAINE
Historic anniversary for the Ukrainian and Byelo-
In New times (Moscow) October 26, 1949, p. 3-9.
KRUSHCHEV, N. S. Jubilee session of Ukrainian Supreme Soviet.
Soviet news (London) November 1, 194j, p. 2-5,
Surveys industry, agriculture, and social achievements
in the Ukraine during ten years as Soviet state.
ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL CONDITIONS YUGOSLAVIA
JURY, L. R. Life in Tito's Yugoslavia. In World news and views
(London) October 8, 1949, 29:489.
From 1947 to the present economic and political con-
ditions in Yugoslavia have deteriorated.
BERG, L. S. Natural regions of the USSR. New York, Macmillan,
Economic and social aspects of Soviet geography.
ECONOMIC ORIENTATION HUNGRY
NAGY, FERENC. The struggle behind the iron curtain. London,
Macmillan, 1949. 471p.
Advocates a Hungary politically and economically oriented
towards the West,
JONES, MERVYN. Notes on the Rajk trial. In New Central European
observer (London) October 29, 1949, 2:267-268.
Verbatim report of the trial of Laszlo Rajk and his
BLAIR, L. B. A historical examination of Soviet foreign policy;
In U. S. naval institute proceedings (Annapolis) September 1949,
CARR, E. H. From Munich to Moscow II. In Soviet studies
(Oxford) October 1949, 1:93-105.
Foreign policy of USSR from Munich to the outbreak of
the second World war. For part I see Soviet Bibliography
FOREIGN POLICY UNITED STATES
BENEDICT, CHARLES. As I see iti We improvise --the Kremlin plans.
In Magazine of Wall street (New York) November 5, 1949, p. 105-.
U.S. should prevent Russian plans from materializing.
FOREIGN RELATIONS CHINA
PAVLOVSKY, MIICHEL N. Chinese Russian relations. New York,
Philosophical library, 1949. 194p.
Interpretation of Sino-Russian relations up to 1930,
FOREIGN RELATIONS FINLAND
FINNS DREAD Stalin's death. In United Nations world (New York)
November 1949, 3:9-10.
FOREIGN RELATIONS GREAT BRITAIN
MIDLETON, K. W. B. Britain and Russia: an historical essay.
London, Hutchinson, 1949. 238p.
Relations over a period of 400 years.
FOREIGN RELATIONS UNITED STATES
DANIELS, JONATHAN. FDR's "messenger" reports on Yalta. In Saturday
review of literature (New York) November 19, 1949, p. 15.
Review of E. R. Stettinius:Roosevelt and the Russians.
New York, Doubleday, 1949, cited in Bibliography 50.12.
DEUTSCHER, ISMIC. Deadlock ahead. In Reporter (New York) November
22, 1949, 1:29-31.
USSR and U.S. have struck a balance of military power
which portends a long deadlock on atomic issue.
YALTA REVISITED. In Time (Chicago) November 7, 1949, p. 100.
Review of Edward R. Stettinius: Roosevelt and the Russians.
New York, Doubleday, 1949, cited in Bibliography 50.12.
FOREIGN RELATIONS YUGOSLAVIA
DE LA BEDOYERE, M, European review; Stalin-Tito quarrel. In
Catholic world (New York) November 1949, 170:141-145.
KARDELJ, EDWARD. Yugoslavia's foreign policy; address delivered
during the debate on the budget in the Federal Assembly on December
29th, 1948. Belgrade, 1949. 60p.
WERTH, ALEXANDER. Tito's fifth international. In Nation (New York)
November 12, 1949, 169:461-464.
Discusses Yugoslavia's relations with the West in term
of its economic problems. For part I see Bibliography
FOREIGN TRADE POLICY POLAND
POLISH VIEWS on trade with Russia. In Continental news service
(London) November 4, 1949, p. 9.
FORESTS AND FORESTRY
AFFORESTATION PLAN. In Soviet weekly (London) October 27, 1949,
Plan for remaking nature in the steppe and forest-steppe
regions of the European part of the USSR by the planting
of field-protecting forest belts.
VASILYEV, N. New blocks of workers' flats; 20-30 storeys high,
crowding feature of new Moscow plan. In Soviet weekly (London)
October 27, 1949, p. 4.
DALLIN D. J. Told behind the iron curtain; anti-Soviet jokes and
anecdotes. In New York times magazine section (New York) October
2, 1949, p. 15.
GUDZY, N. K. History of early Russian literature. New York,
Macmillan, 1949. 545p.
Survey of Russian literature from the beginning of the
llth to the close of the 17th century.
MINES AND jMNING CZECHOSLOVAKIA
STORM, WALTER. The Vrbensky mine-4. The crisis of February 1948.
In New Central European observer (London) October 15, 1949, 2:248-249.
Continuing his series of articles, Storm deals with miners
in the period immediately preceding the February events,
and their share in resolving the Czechoslovak political
crisis. (To be continued) Fourth of articles appearing
in New Central European observer from September to-date.
NATIONAL C CHARACTERISTIC
DALLIN, DAVID J.' Exterminate
October 29, 1949, 52:2.
Suggests a policy of war,
fundamentally against the
In New leader (New York)
not against communism, but
Great contradiction in Russia; fervent Soviet
cultivated by Kremlin internationalists. In New York
section (New York) September 25, 1949, p. 153-.
COM.ILON FOLK of world encouraged to fight hard for peace (All-USSR
conference for peace Moscow, August 25--, 1949). In USSR information
bulletin (Washington) September 9, 1949, 9:525-528.
A PROPOSAL for atomic peace. In New republic (New York) November
7, 1949, 121:507.
Plan for the atom. What Russia and the United States
could do now.
On behalf of
We shall-find a common tongue. In Soviet weekly
27, 1949, p. 7.
USSR'S plan to end war fears, In Soviet weekly (London) November 5,
1949, p. 4-5.
WE DO NOT NEED We.R- Soviet guest at British peace congress. In
Soviet weekly (London) October 27, 1949, p. 1-2.
Speech of V. P. Volgin, leader of the USSR cultural
KERRIGAN, PETER, Stalin and the Communist party.
and views (London) October 29, 1949, 29:521-522.
Celebration of Stalin's seventieth birthday.
In dWorld news
POLITICAL ORIENTATION YUGOSLIVIA
PABLO, MICHEL. Evolution of Yugoslav centrism. In Fourth
international (New York) November 1949, 10:291-297,
Titoism in evolution; between hammer and anvil of the
POLITICAL PENETRATION CZECHOSLOVAKIA
SOVIETISING the Czechs. In Continental news service (London)
October 28, 1949, p. 4-5.
POLITICAL PENETRATION ESTONIA
THE COiMUNIST SCHOOL and Russification. 'In Newsletter from behind
the iron curtain (Stockholm) November 18, 1949, 3:256-257,
The mission of the school according to this article
is"to educate the pupils in the spirit of Marxism-
Leninism and to implant in them the exalted Soviet
POLITICAL PENETRATION LITHUANIA
THE PROBLEM of cadres. In Newsletter from behind the iron curtain
(Stockholm) November 18, 1949, 3:258-259.
Despite their attempts to secure loyal party leaders in
Lithuania, the Soviets are constantly worrying about
POLITICAL PEN~EkMTON POLAND
STALIN and the Poles; an indictment of the Soviet leaders. London,
Hollis and Carter, 1949. 317p.
First official indictment of Soviet oppression in Poland.
THE ARMY of propagandists. In Newsletter from behind the iron
curtain (Stockholm) November 11, 1949, 3:249-251.
Skillfully trained propagandists, educated by Government
for their work, are constantly re-indoctrinating Russian
LAZARSFELD, PAUL F. Communications research, 1948-1949. New York
Harper, 1949. 552p.
Effect of radio, comics and magazines upon all people,
with specific treatment of their impact on USSR people.
KARYAGIN, B. One out of ten is a railwayman.
(London) October 13, 1949, p. 4.
Railway system is owned by people.
In Soviet weekly
YEVTEYEVA, iARIA. The orphans are growing up.
(London) October 27, 1949, p, 4.
In Soviet weekly
VOIGT, F. A, The Russian and Chinese revolutions. IV. L
Soundings (London) November 1949, p. 57-41.
(To be continued) Fourth of articles appearing in
Soundings from August to-date.
THE FATE OF POLISH SOCIALISM. In Foreign affairs (New York)
STRATEGY of the communist-inspired strikes. In Newsletter from
behind the iron curtain (Stockholm) November 4, 1949, 3:243-245,
Article reviewing the strike strategy of Stalin's fifth
UNITED NaTIONS AJ'FAIRS
A. Y. VYSHINSKY'S statement at New York press conference on October
18. In Soviet news (London) October 24, 1949, p. 1-2.
Vyshinsky says U.S. and her supporters back Yugoslav
UNITED NATIONS General assembly plenary session: A. Y. Vyshinsky's
speech October 21, In Soviet news (London) October 25, 1949,
Attacks against Bulgaria, Hungary and Rumania in connec-
tion with alleged violation of human rights, peace treaties,
and international obligations.
UNITED NATIONS political committee. A. Y. Vyshinsky's speech on
Greek question on October 27. In Soviet news (London) November 1,
1949, p. 1.
On Greek claims to Albanian territory.
UNITED NATI'NS political committee; discussion of Soviet resolution
on defence of condemned Greek patriots. In Soviet news (London)
October 27, 1949, p. 1-2.
See also Soviet news, October 51, p. 1-5.
VYSHINSKY, A. Y. United States and Great Britain are undermining the
United Nations; proposals for peace and control of atomic-weapons.
In Vital spseches of the day (New York) October 15, 1949, 16:5-8,
VYSCI:l-, AY. Y. Vyshinsky bares Kuomintang's lies in its sly
appeal to UN, In USSR information bulletin (Washington) October 21,
Russia vs. Nationalist China at the UN.
VYSHINSKY, A. Y. Yugoslavia dragged into security council by back-
stage deal. In Soviet weekly (London) October 27, 1949, p. 5.
Vyshinsky's statement on nomination of Yugoslavia for
the Security council.
WHY RUSSIA will not fight before 1954: interview with G. Martel. In
U.S. news and world report (Washington) October 7, 1949, 27:54-55,
MOSS, JOIT. Tito's betrayal of the Yugoslav youth. In World news
and views (London) October 29, 1949, 29:520.