What is collectivization?
Such a nationwide event ascollectivization, was introduced in the USSR in the period from 1928 to 1937 (in some territories of the Union - until 1950). What is collectivization? It is the unification of personal peasant farms (lands) into collective farms. Its goal was to establish total control over small individual farms, the introduction of production relations in rural areas with an amendment to socialism.
According to some historians, such eventsallowed the Soviet Union to overcome the industrial, agrarian, financial backwardness from the more developed Western countries. You can find out how important other seldom used terms are if you go to our Definitions section.