A. Themes 1.No “NEP”: pragmatic, ad hoc reaction to crises and problems 2.Why? Multi-causal—popular unrest, fading hope of world revolution 3.NEP as “dual economy” with “capitalist” and “socialist” sectors 4.Chronological dynamic: recovery to 1925, then mounting problems 5.Foregoing as background to social tensions, political conflict, and cultural turmoil of Twenties 6.Demographic recovery: population growth and re- urbanization 7.Family revolution 8.Cultural Revolution and cultural construction
B. Why the NEP? 1.Worker unrest 2.Peasant rebellion 3.Fading prospects of world revolution 4.Trigger: Kronshtadt insurrection
E. Conclusion 1.Myths galore: “planning” 2.Rife with tensions, contraditictions 3.Role of external: world revolution or “socialism in one country” 4.Demographic revolution: population growth and re-urbanization 5.Family revolution: patriarchy reasserted and contested 6.Social revolution: anti-elitism, tensions among and between workers and peasants 7.Cultural revolution: education, atheism, and elite vs. mass culture
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