Stalin: breaker of nations

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Viking, Nov 1, 1991 - Biography & Autobiography - 346 pages
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A leading scholar-historian of the U.S.S.R. offers a penetrating look at one of the most enigmatic and terrifying figures of modern times. Distilling a lifetime's study, Conquest provides a powerful, living portrait of Josef Stalin as child and student, revolutionary and Communist theoretician, political animal and paranoid leader. "A brisk, informative synthesis".--The Wall Street Journal.

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User Review  - tess_schoolmarm - LibraryThing

Robert Conquest has written a superb caricature of Josef Stalin. A caricature implies that certain traits are exaggerated for the purposes of making a point or getting attention. Conquest has ... Read full review

STALIN: Breaker of Nations

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Blending impeccable scholarship and deeply revealing anecdotes, noted Soviet scholar Conquest (Stalin and the Kirov Murder, 1989, etc.) illuminates Stalin's role in history as well as his private ... Read full review



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Robert Conquest is the acclaimed author of many works of history, including "The Great Terror" & "The Harvest of Sorrow", both modern classics.

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