|Statement||By F. F. Ellinwood.|
|LC Classifications||BV2035 .E5|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||184|
|LC Control Number||33024545|
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: The best books on Communism recommended by Robert Conquest. Esteemed historian of the Soviet Union recommends five books on Communism, from novels and personal narratives to theoretical works. 'A book on Alexander’s conquests by Waldemar Heckel, one of today’s leading specialists in the field, is a welcome development. Heckel has given us a well-written and sensible book, with a good selection of facts and problems having to do with Alexander’s reign and the wars he by: 9. 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, on life /5(5).
The Great Islamic Conquests AD – book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Few, if any, centuries in world history have /5. Robert Conquest’s “The Great Terror” is generally regarded as the definitive work about the Stalinist purges of the late s. Definitive it surely is and will doubtless be invaluable to serious students of Soviet history and expert Kremlinologists who already know a great deal about the period/5. The Great Terror: Stalin's Purge of the Thirties is a book by British historian Robert Conquest which was published in It gave rise to an alternate title of the period in Soviet history known as the Great . George Robert Acworth Conquest CMG OBE FBA FRSL (15 July – 3 August ) was a British historian and poet.. A long-time research fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution, Conquest was most notable for his work on the Soviet books included The Great Terror: Stalin's Purges of the s (); The Harvest of Sorrow: Soviet Collectivisation and the Terror-Famine (
About The Taste of Conquest. The Taste of Conquest offers up a riveting, globe-trotting tale of unquenchable desire, fanatical religion, raw greed, fickle fashion, and mouthwatering cuisine–in short, the very stuff of which our world is this engaging, enlightening, and anecdote-filled history, Michael Krondl, a noted chef turned writer and food historian, tells the story of three. The reign of Alexander the Great of Macedon witnessed the military conquest of the Persian Empire by the Macedonian army, the physical transit of the known world from the Danube to the Indus and the beginnings of the mass migration which was to expand the horizons of hellenism far into the Near East. In this book, the author attempts an up-to-date survey of the period in all its aspects.4/5(1). The Panama Canal Fiftieth Anniversary (The Story of a Great Conquest) by Panama Canal Information Office A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner Rating: % positive. The author of one such book, Robert Conquest, an Englishman who spent many years at Stanford’s Hoover Institution, has died at 98, having outlived the Soviet Union that he helped to kill with.