The Great Terror at 40: How Robert Conquest's book threw open the doors of the Gulag’s secrets
Publication Date: January 2008
Publisher(s): Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace
Author(s): Robert Conquest
Keywords: Gulag; The Great Terror; Robert Conquest
Coverage: Soviet Union
Robert Conquest reflects on how the publication of his book The Great Terror in 1968 threw open the doors of the Gulag’s secrets, eventually filling a huge gap in the western world's knowledge of Soviet history.