[E–book] The Great Fear

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  • 21 March 2019
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review The Great Fear 103 James Harris ´ 3 characters summary ☆ eBook or Kindle ePUB ´ James Harris Thomable abstraction In short the Terror was wholly destructive not merely in terms of the incalculable human cost but also in terms of the interests of the Soviet leaders principally Joseph Stalin who directed and managed it The Great Fear presents a new and original explanation of the Stalin's Terror based on intelligence materials in Russian archives It shows how Soviet leaders developed a grossly exaggerated fear of conspiracy and foreign invasion and lashed out at enemies largely of their own maki. The book itself operates as an interesting counterpoint to the intrigue and deception which many state was inherent in the trials yet seems to be operating upon faulty intelligence One of the many errors I found through my read was in relation to VP Olberg Harris insists that the discovery of olberg to Stalin was a huge blow as he truly was a supporter of the Trotskyites yet in an innumerable amount of sources including the documents of the CIA Olberg is a known NKVD agent a plant who attempted to gain access to Trotsky Harris blatantly ignores important memoirs which detail the feelings of the people the elite and shaky evidence under the guise of facts For a paper which attempts to really dethrone the concept of a maniacal Stalin the over reliance on summation and lack of any introspective depth makes reading only useful for analysis of the events If you planned to take this out for research upon the actual terror this is a useful book for a light counterbalancing Take much of what is said with a grain of salt it is incredibly biased to the extent of ignorance Winning The Player read was in Hell for the Company Brimstone #1 relation to VP Olberg Harris insists that the discovery of olberg to Stalin was a huge blow as he truly was a supporter of the Trotskyites yet in an innumerable amount of sources including the documents of the CIA Olberg is a known NKVD agent a plant who attempted to gain access to Trotsky Harris blatantly ignores important memoirs which detail the feelings of the people the elite and shaky evidence under the guise of facts For a paper which attempts to A Year Down Yonder really dethrone the concept of a maniacal Stalin the over Getting Naked reliance on summation and lack of any introspective depth makes Invisible Jim Crow reading only useful for analysis of the events If you planned to take this out for The Vault Guide to the Case Interview research upon the actual terror this is a useful book for a light counterbalancing Take much of what is said with a grain of salt it is incredibly biased to the extent of ignorance

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review The Great Fear 103 James Harris ´ 3 characters summary ☆ eBook or Kindle ePUB ´ James Harris E eve of the Nazi invasion The wholesale slaughter of party and state officials was in danger of making the Soviet state ungovernable The majority of these victims of state repression in this period were accused of participating in counter revolutionary conspiracies Almost without exception there was no substance to the claims and no material evidence to support them By the time the terror was brought to a close most of its victims were ordinary Soviet citizens for whom 'counter revolution' was an unfa. Excellent book Reading the book and the new evidence that it discloses regarding the actions taken by Stalin and others is very thought provoking Among the many uestions worthy of consideration that the book can raise in the mind of the reader are the following1 Changed perception A Should the public perception of Stalin be changed to any significant degree by the additional evidence that has come to light following the opening of the Soviet archivesB Or has the historical image of Stalin become so embedded in the minds of the public that such image has not and will not be changed to any significant degree by any new evidence obtained as a result of the opening of the Soviet archives C If and to what extent has the public s perception of Stalin been changed by new evidence that has come to light following the opening of the Soviet archives D Is there any significant additional new evidence that is expected to be uncovered from now on going forward that is likely to result in any future changes in the public s perception of what Stalin did and why he did it2 Misunderstanding A Is it true that Stalin s great terror is among the most misunderstood moments in the history of the 20th century B If so why is that Is it because that misunderstanding of that terror is caused by or compatible with or contributes to satisfaction of the political emotional or other needs of those who misunderstand those actions and that time period3 Emotional or rational responses A If and to what extent were the actions taken by Stalin that constitute what is considered to be the terror motivated or driven by X the emotional responses of Stalin andor Y rational analysis by StalinB If and to what extent is the conclusion that there was no substance or material evidence supporting the claims against a majority of the victims of state repression that they were participating in counterrevolutionary conspiracies based upon exculpatory evidence that came to light after the time of terror and not before4 Justification for seeking power When it is said that the terror represents the culmination of Stalin s struggle for total power what criteria should be used to determine how much power it would be reasonable for a head of state to seek to use in the management of the government when the government is perceived to be threatened internally and by other nations to the same extent that the Soviet Union was threatened5 Intelligence gathering How does the extent to which Stalin used the apparatus of intelligence gathering to keep a careful watch on domestic and international individuals and groups compare to what was done and is done by other governments that perceive significant internal and external threats to the present and future existence of their nations6 Evaluating decisions using information not available to the decision maker Should history judge the decisions made by a head of state based upon either X what the head of state knew at the time that decisions were made and actions taken or Y what comes to light at a subseuent date 7 Relationship of reaction to the degree that state is at risk A Did the other nations that Stalin viewed as a threat to the Soviet Union then or thereafter they themselves overreact to what they perceived as risks threatening them and if so how did their overreaction compared to the alleged Stalin overreactionB Was it logical or foreseeable that Stalin and the Soviet Union as a whole would feel insecure and act accordingly than other nations when faced with such foreign and domestic threats perceived given the prior history of foreign invasion of Russia and the Soviet Union8 Considering the circumstances A Was Stalin s perception correct that the Soviet Union was at one point during the rule of Stalin was so economically and militarily behind the advanced countries that it was reasonable for Stalin to conclude under the circumstances that unless the Soviet Union eliminated that deficiency with some promptness that certain foreign countries would crush the Soviet Union B How does the nature and extent of the brutality attributed to Stalin compare to the nature and extent of the brutality attributed to those who were opposing StalinC In justifying actions to be taken in the furtherance of what they perceived to be their national interests was Stalin any or less likely to believe that the end justified the means than the leaders of Stalin s perceived domestic or foreign oppositionD If and to what extent was the information that was provided to Stalin by his intelligence services upon which he based his decisions flawed in comparison with flaws in the information provided to the foreign enemies of the Soviet Union by their intelligence servicesE If and to what extent did the ability of Stalin to gather information and carry out the decisions and actions he preferred depend upon the good faith and cooperation of other individuals who were not totally within the control of Stalin and who themselves from time to time had their own personal objectives ambitions and views that conflicted with those of Stalin9 Selfish motives of others If and to what extent were some of the claims ultimately shown to have wrongfully been brought against innocent people in the Soviet Union initiated not by Stalin but instead by other individuals in the Soviet Union who asserted such claims against such innocent people to eliminate such innocent people for opportunistic personal or competitive reasons or to deflect blameI suspect that a consideration of these uestions in light of the newly disclosed evidence may cause the reader to have a deeper understanding and comprehensive assessment of Stalin and his times than was previously possible A very worthwhile read The Ghostly Lover repression in this period were accused of participating in counter Cuckold Diaper Slave revolutionary conspiracies Almost without exception there was no substance to the claims and no material evidence to support them By the time the 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Excellent book Reading the book and the new evidence that it discloses Boys of Summer Volume 1 regarding the actions taken by Stalin and others is very thought provoking Among the many uestions worthy of consideration that the book can Geeking Out on 11C raise in the mind of the Attack of the Living Mask Choose Your Own Nightmare #17 reader are the following1 Changed perception A Should the public perception of Stalin be changed to any significant degree by the additional evidence that has come to light following the opening of the Soviet archivesB Or has the historical image of Stalin become so embedded in the minds of the public that such image has not and will not be changed to any significant degree by any new evidence obtained as a Virtue result of the opening of the Soviet archives C If and to what extent has the public s perception of Stalin been changed by new evidence that has come to light following the opening of the Soviet archives D Is there any significant additional new evidence that is expected to be uncovered from now on going forward that is likely to Breaking Ground result in any future changes in the public s perception of what Stalin did and why he did it2 Misunderstanding A Is it true that Stalin s great terror is among the most misunderstood moments in the history of the 20th century B If so why is that Is it because that misunderstanding of that terror is caused by or compatible with or contributes to satisfaction of the political emotional or other needs of those who misunderstand those actions and that time period3 Emotional or IBM's Early Computers History of Computing rational Catholic Social Teaching responses A If and to what extent were the actions taken by Stalin that constitute what is considered to be the terror motivated or driven by X the emotional Island of Fear and Other Science Fiction Stories responses of Stalin andor Y Final Warning The Legacy of Chernobyl rational analysis by StalinB If and to what extent is the conclusion that there was no substance or material evidence supporting the claims against a majority of the victims of state Hedge Witch repression that they were participating in counterrevolutionary conspiracies based upon exculpatory evidence that came to light after the time of terror and not before4 Justification for seeking power When it is said that the terror The Eagle the Nightingales Bardic Voices #3 represents the culmination of Stalin s struggle for total power what criteria should be used to determine how much power it would be MT 86 : Protocole Montréal-Toulouse d'examen linguistique de l'aphasie (1CD audio) reasonable for a head of state to seek to use in the management of the government when the government is perceived to be threatened internally and by other nations to the same extent that the Soviet Union was threatened5 Intelligence gathering How does the extent to which Stalin used the apparatus of intelligence gathering to keep a careful watch on domestic and international individuals and groups compare to what was done and is done by other governments that perceive significant internal and external threats to the present and future existence of their nations6 Evaluating decisions using information not available to the decision maker Should history judge the decisions made by a head of state based upon either X what the head of state knew at the time that decisions were made and actions taken or Y what comes to light at a subseuent date 7 Relationship of Thesaurus of the Senses reaction to the degree that state is at The Couette and the Boarding School risk A Did the other nations that Stalin viewed as a threat to the Soviet Union then or thereafter they themselves overreact to what they perceived as Imagimorphia risks threatening them and if so how did their overreaction compared to the alleged Stalin overreactionB Was it logical or foreseeable that Stalin and the Soviet Union as a whole would feel insecure and act accordingly than other nations when faced with such foreign and domestic threats perceived given the prior history of foreign invasion of Russia and the Soviet Union8 Considering the circumstances A Was Stalin s perception correct that the Soviet Union was at one point during the The Book of Beginnings It's Just Us Here rule of Stalin was so economically and militarily behind the advanced countries that it was The Homelanders The Homelanders #1 4 reasonable for Stalin to conclude under the circumstances that unless the Soviet Union eliminated that deficiency with some promptness that certain foreign countries would crush the Soviet Union B How does the nature and extent of the brutality attributed to Stalin compare to the nature and extent of the brutality attributed to those who were opposing StalinC In justifying actions to be taken in the furtherance of what they perceived to be their national interests was Stalin any or less likely to believe that the end justified the means than the leaders of Stalin s perceived domestic or foreign oppositionD If and to what extent was the information that was provided to Stalin by his intelligence services upon which he based his decisions flawed in comparison with flaws in the information provided to the foreign enemies of the Soviet Union by their intelligence servicesE If and to what extent did the ability of Stalin to gather information and carry out the decisions and actions he preferred depend upon the good faith and cooperation of other individuals who were not totally within the control of Stalin and who themselves from time to time had their own personal objectives ambitions and views that conflicted with those of Stalin9 Selfish motives of others If and to what extent were some of the claims ultimately shown to have wrongfully been brought against innocent people in the Soviet Union initiated not by Stalin but instead by other individuals in the Soviet Union who asserted such claims against such innocent people to eliminate such innocent people for opportunistic personal or competitive Burning Attraction reasons or to deflect blameI suspect that a consideration of these uestions in light of the newly disclosed evidence may cause the The Numbers Game Baseball's Lifelong Fascination with Statistics reader to have a deeper understanding and comprehensive assessment of Stalin and his times than was previously possible A very worthwhile Tall Man Riding read

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review The Great Fear 103 James Harris ´ 3 characters summary ☆ eBook or Kindle ePUB ´ James Harris Between the winter of 1936 and the autumn of 1938 approximately three uarters of a million Soviet citizens were subject to summary execution More than a million others were sentenced to lengthy terms in labour camps Commonly known as 'Stalin's Great Terror' it is also among the most misunderstood moments in the history of the twentieth century The Terror gutted the ranks of factory directors and engineers after three years in which all major plan targets were met It raged through the armed forces on th. Description from Pushkin House Today we turn our Pushkin House Recommends spotlight on THE GREAT FEAR Stalin s Terror of the 1930s by James Harris Oxford University Press This title presents a new and original explanation of the Stalin s Terror as a destructive force in terms of human life and the state that provoked the events It also uncovers new evidence from the Russian archives and is the first English language monograph to be written on the Terror in 20 years