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Presents an analysis that ranges from the failures of the Enlightenment to the nature of Democracy, and Stalinism and Liberalism. This title shows how false nostrums have affected academe, politicians and the public, and how our weakness for ideological certainty has caught us in a ruinous cycle of totalitarianism and war.
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"'Good and necessary fun' Christopher Hitchens"About the Author:
Robert Conquest, author of Reflections on a Ravaged Century and The Great Terror, was educated at Winchester and at Magdalen College, Oxford, and is a Research Fellow at Stanford's Hoover Institution. In 2005 he was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civil honour awarded in the United States. He lives in Stanford, California.
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