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The Great Terror

A Reassessment

by Robert Conquest

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages584
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Open LibraryOL7387002M
ISBN 100195071328
ISBN 109780195071320

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Stalin and the Great Terror: Can Mental Illness Explain His Violent Behavior? by Rachael Allen There are also several journal articles and a book in which the authors apply psychological theories to evaluate Stalin’s behavior. A History of Modern Russia by Robert Service is the textbook for this class but has a chapter devoted to. So began the "Great Terror," the aptly named period when Stalin effectively liquidated all traces of opposition to his rule. Large-scale purges struck the country, targeting all levels of society--including children: Stalin reasoned that parents were more likely to confess to trumped-up charges of subversion and disloyalty if they knew their.

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The Great Terror by Robert Conquest Download PDF EPUB FB2

It is very much worth while to read this "old" book ()--since it is the most readable and authoritative shifting of evidence as it became more available, decade by decade, ask the "Iron Curtain" rusted from within.

Robert Conquest was a great hero of the Cold War, who died August 3, Cited by: Which is more terrifying. Stalin's terror, or Western liberals' inability to recognize it. Updating his original The Great Terror book "The Great Terror" with a vast amount of new data, Conquest scrupulously details and puts into context the purges themselves: the many players and defendants, the shifting political cross-currents, the rounds of trials and arrests/5.

According to Robert Conquest in his book The Great Terror: Stalin's Purge of the Thirties, with respect to the trials of former leaders, some Western observers were The Great Terror book to see through the fraudulent nature of the charges and evidence, notably Walter Duranty of The New York Times, a Russian speaker; the American Ambassador, Joseph E Deaths: ,–1, (higher estimates.

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Stalin's terrrorist5/5(3). I don't know how anyone can take this book without a huge grain of salt. Obviously an anti-communist, in the first few pages of the book he manages, quoting Lenin out of context about fifteen times or so, to thoroughly oversimplify and distort what was going on -- during the revolution, and after.

My hatred of Stalin is probably as great as the 1/5(1). But Conquest has added enormously to the detail, including hitherto secret information on the three great "Moscow Trials," on the fate of the executed generals, on the methods of obtaining confessions, on the purge of writers and other members of the intelligentsia, /5(5).

Sep 07,  · Buy The Great Terror: A Reassessment 01 by Robert Conquest (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(29).

Great Terror: Russian Government's Silence Means Stalin's Victims Honored Only With A #Hashtag "The second time my great-grandfather was arrested was in for his [Baptist] religious. Aug 21,  · The Great Purge, also known as the “Great Terror,” was a brutal political campaign led by Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin to eliminate dissenting members of the.

Shows. This Day In History. The Stalinist penal system was formed and entrenched during the s—more precisely, between and Although its foundations had been laid earlier, the years –30 were an important turning point, when the accelerated and intensive formation of Stalinist state structures, including the.

Nov 01,  · Stalin's terror, or Western liberals' inability to recognize it. Updating his original work "The Great Terror" with a vast amount of new data, Conquest scrupulously details and puts into context the purges themselves: the many players and defendants, the shifting political cross-currents, the rounds of trials and stcroixcaribbeanweddings.com by: The book contains literally hundreds of names, and listeners will have to be content with not being able to keep track of everyone mentioned.

The Great Terror's strength is it's exhaustive detail. However, if I was attempting to read this book, I expect I would get bogged down. Listening to it carries me along. Jan 03,  · Great Purge, three widely publicized show trials and a series of closed, unpublicized trials held in the Soviet Union during the late s, in which many prominent Old Bolsheviks were found guilty of treason and executed or imprisoned.

Learn more about the Great Purge in this article. The complete title of the book is The Great Terror: Stalin's Purge of the Thirties. A revised version of the book, called The Great Terror: A Reassessment, was printed in after Conquest was able to amend the text, having consulted recently opened Soviet archives.

A timely revision of a book long out of print, this is the updated version of the author's original work. Skip to main navigation Skip to main navigation Skip to search Skip to search Skip to content.

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New York: Oxford University Press, Over the past two decades, students of Soviet history have watched with fascination as two interpretations emerged and diverged in an effort to discover the truth about the great Communist experiment in the Soviet Union.

There has been agree­Author: Edward Cole. Feb 01,  · Jean-Louis Margolin tells us in The Black Book that twenty million died in that system after the Communist victory in ; twenty million others during the Great Leap Forward of –61; and many thousands more during the Great Cultural Revolution of the s.

But why expose all this now—when “most favored nation” status, growing. Buffalo and Erie County Public Library Catalog. Enter your search terms in the box above, then click "Find" to begin your search.

Jan 01,  · "Anthony Powell once wrote of Robert Conquest that he had a 'capacity for taking enormous pains in relation to any enterprise in hand.' It is beyond dispute that, forty years after the publication of The Great Terror, this judgment requires no reassessment."- /5().Sep 06,  · But the author has added enormously to the detail, including hitherto secret information on the three great "Moscow Trials," on the fate of the executed generals, on the methods of obtaining confessions, on the purge of writers and other members of the intelligentsia, on life in the labor camps, and many other key stcroixcaribbeanweddings.com: Aug 01,  · Particuarly the background, what set off the Great Terror, is something about which I'd been left wondering.

A wonderful addition to the field by an experienced and knowledgable researcher. "Chris | 12/27/" Great book if you already know a lot about Stalin - I will probably re-read this book after I read other books on Stalin "my | 12/24//5.