Books by Robert Harvey

BOLIVAR by Robert Harvey
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 2011

"An energetic, satisfyingly florid narrative that captures the passion and frenzy in this extraordinary life."
The great liberator Simón Bolívar (1783-1830) receives a colorful treatment by an admiring British journalist. Read full book review >
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 1, 2009

"Of modest interest to students of military history. Jeremy Black's Great Military Leaders and Their Campaigns, among other recent surveys, is more satisfying."
Conventional study of a dozen unconventional military leaders. Read full book review >
A SHORT HISTORY OF COMMUNISM by Robert Harvey
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 17, 2004

"Sometimes too cursory (Harvey's account of recent Afghan history, for example) but, overall, a trustworthy and well-reasoned history of the god that failed."
Communism: a nice idea until it wasn't. Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 2003

"Still, useful reading for those with a passion for geopolitics and a conviction that America should stop hogging the business of global domination."
It's a dangerous world out there, getting uglier every day—thanks in large part to the US, which appears to be clueless in foreign policy. So runs one of several provocative arguments in this timely study. Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: June 15, 2002

"Too much murky theorizing, and too many fanciful statements, spoil what could have been a workmanlike general history of the war."
A thin attempt at revisionist history about the American Revolution, from a "British perspective." Read full book review >