Technology and Society under Lenin and Stalin
Origins of the Soviet Technical Intelligentsia, 1917-1941
Kendall E. Bailes
From the Soviet technical intelligentsia emerged more than three quarters of recent Politburo members, including Brezhnev, Kosygin, and Podgorny. The largest single group of dissenters, including Grigorenko, Sakharov, and Solzhenitsyn, have also been members.
First published in 1978.