Ow far was Stalinism an attempt to recreate the Soviet Union as a Total War state and society by 1940?

Just word-count, oxford referencing and bibliography.
I am doing a straight History degree, but could not find just a history option, so selected history and political science.

Referencing Requirements:
Book: Stoecker, S, Forging Stalins Army

And then anything else relating to the topic. There isnt an explicit reading list for the question