The Great Terror

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The text that revealed the horrors of Stalin’s regime to the world – now with a foreword by Anne Applebaum. When ‘The Great Terror’ was first published in 1968, it was universally acclaimed as one of the most important books ever written about the Soviet Union – revealing for the first time the extent and nature of Stalin’s terror purges.

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Robert Conquest’s The Great Terror is the book that revealed the horrors of Stalin’s regime to the West. This definitive fiftieth anniversary edition features a new foreword by Anne Applebaum.

One of the most important books ever written about the Soviet Union, The Great Terror revealed to the West for the first time the true extent and nature Stalin’s purges in the 1930s, in which around a million people were tortured and executed or sent to labour camps on political grounds. Its publication caused a widespread reassessment of Communism itself.

This definitive fiftieth anniversary edition gathers together the wealth of material added by the author in the decades following its first publication and features a new foreword by leading historian Anne Applebaum, explaining the continued relevance of this momentous period of history and of this classic account.

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Weight 0.745 kg
Dimensions 23.4 × 15.3 × 4.4 cm
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Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

xxxiv, 576

Language

English

Edition

Fiftieth anniversary edition

Dewey

947.0842 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K