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Robert Conquest

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Robert Conquest (1917 – 2015) was one of the twentieth century’s greatest historians of the Soviet Union. He came to international renown on publication of his ground-breaking history The Great Terror: Stalin’s Purge of the Thirties in 1968, which revealed the true extent and nature Stalin’s political executions and imprisonments.As well as holding academic posts at various universities, including the London School of Economics, Columbia University and Stanford University, he was an acclaimed poet, critic, novelist and translator.

Books by Robert Conquest

The Harvest of Sorrow

Reissued alongside the fiftieth anniversary of The Great Terror,which revealed the truth of Stalin's purges,this equally ground-breaking book revealed the staggering human cost of Stalin's famines

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The Great Terror

Fiftieth anniversary edition of the ground-breaking account of Stalin's Terror with a new foreword from Anne Applebaum

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