Black Sea Steppe

By: POSMITNY, Makar Sketches of Soviet Life

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POSMITNY, Makar. The Black Sea Steppe. Moscow : Foreign Languages Publishing House, n.d.. ca 1950. Pp (4),5-[110],(2) + portrait frontispiece. Illustrated with 12 b&w photos in the text (including one with the caption, "The reading room in the kolkhoz House of Culture". 8vo, green wraps, lettered inwhite & black, plain spine. In the Sketches of Soviet Life series. "Hero o f Socialist Labour Makar Posmitny describes the life and work of the members of the Budyonny Collective Farm in the Ukraine, which he organized and headed since its formation. In this booklet he shows how collective labour and assistance from the Soviet state has contributed towards steadily strengthening the farm, raising its income to 4,000,000 rubles, and raising the well-being of the collective farmers. This booklet is illustrated with photographs." - from front flap. Contents : Distant Years - The Day of Reckoning - On Liberated Soil - The Chervona Ukraina (Red Ukraine) TOZ - Our First Collective Furrow - We Have a Have a Tractor! - Our Neighbours - Birth of a Great Cause - Enemy Remnants - The Budyonny Artel - At the Congress of the Collective-Farm Shock-Workers - We Become Prosperous - Black Storms - To Moscow, to the Exhibition! - For the First Time I Do Not Rejoice at the Harvest - Near and Far from Moscow - A Hard but Instructive Year - We Become Millionaires. Our Income Exceeds One Million Rubles - So That Our Light Shall Burn Eternally! - A Happy Year - An Old Custom in a New Way - A Great Honour- "We Have Come to You as to a School" - We Grow and Build! - The Beginnin g of a Big Undertaking - With the Budyonny Spirit! - In the Top Class - Forthe Honour of the Collective Farm - My Family - A Daughter-in-Law and Moth er-in-Law - Hearty Thanks to the Party and Government - Poetry of the Labour of a Grain Grower - How Much Can an Acre Produce? - About Bright Stars and Dim - Peace Street - Not by Bread Alone Doth Man Live - A Bountiful Summer- About the Decisive Element - The 29th Winter of the Collective Farm - Earnings of the Collective Farmers - "Let Them Live to a Hundred and Fifty" -A Kingdom of Labour. Very good, tight, clean copy. 60.00

Title: Black Sea Steppe

Author Name: POSMITNY, Makar Sketches of Soviet Life

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Foreign Languages Publishing House, Moscow, 1950,:

Seller ID: 108835