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WHERE DID IT GO WRONG?

Advantages: Well argued and easy to read
Disadvantages: An interest in politics essential

'What's Left?' is a personal critique of the state of the political Left in the west by left wing journalist and author Nick Cohen. For the purposes of the book and of this review The Left is interchangeable with liberals and roughly means those that bel ...

Mauri 12.03.2007 · Read full review
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Review of What's Left?: How Liberals Lost Their Way - Nick Cohen

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Politics isn't just Democracy

Advantages: Clear concise overview of the development of the concept
Disadvantages: Obviously can't go into much depth, but neglects contemporary debate in favour of historical overview

**Please note, this category is wrong. Bernard Crick didn't write the Very Short Introduction to Politics (that was by Kennth Minogue, no relation to the other K. Minogue as far as I'm aware). This opinion is on Crick's Very Short Introduction to Democrac ...

a-true-ben 26.01.2003 · Read full review
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Review of A Very Short Introduction to Politics - Bernard Crick

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The Great Terror

Advantages: A very informative, up-to-date account of the purges.
Disadvantages: Not for everyone, requires some basic knowledge.

The Great Terror is an extensive book on Stalin's purges during the years 1934 and 1939. It not only focuses on why they happened but how Stalin was able to take power and then crush his opponents. The Great Terror was originally written in 1968, at ...

salem_witch 17.03.2004 · Read full review
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Review of The Great Terror: A Reassessment - Robert Conquest

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Dear White Fellow......

Advantages: Gets the messages across
Disadvantages: Racsim still occurs

This opinion is based on the theme of "Racism", there is no paritcular category for this so I have placed it here for now. It is rather difficult to categorise this op as it is heavily influenced by a poem I once read which in my view expresses the way I ...

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Review of Nothing But the Same Old Story (The Roots of Anti-Irish Racism) - Liz Curtis

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