Articles by Professor Mark Tauger

Prof. Mark Tauger is one of the world's leading scholars on the development of agriculture in the Soviet Union during its early years. He is an associate professor of history at West Virginia University. He is the author of the 2010 book Agriculture in World History. His writings on Soviet agriculture – articles, book chapters, and reviews – are listed on his website at West Virginia University. Three of these are provided below:

"Stalin, Soviet Agriculture and Collectivization," Chapter Six in Food and Conflict in Europe in the Age of the Two World Wars, edited by Frank Trentmann and Flemming Just, Palgrave Macmillan, 2006

"Natural Disaster and Human Actions in the Soviet Famine of 1931-33," (2001, 65 pages), Carl Beck Papers No. 1506, Center for Russian and East European Studies (University of Pittsburgh). This is the only study documenting the underlying environmental causes of the famine of those years.

"The 1932 Harvest and the Famine of 1933," Slavic Review 1991.

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Volume 53 Number 25 - November 2023

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