The Black Book of Communism
  • Author : G. Peter Albert
  • Release Date : 05 July 1999
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Genre : History
  • Pages : 858
  • ISBN 13 : 0674076087
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Book excerpt: Collects and analyzes seventy years of communist crimes that offer details on Kim Sung's Korea, Vietnam under "Uncle Ho," and Cuba under Castro.

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