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Revolution and Counterrevolution in Poland, 1980-1989: Solidarity, Martial Law, and the End of Communism in Europe

Andrzej Paczkowski ; translated by Christina Manetti
Format
Book
Published
Rochester, NY : University of Rochester Press, 2015.
Language
Translated from the Polish
Uniform Title
Wojna Polsko-Jaruzelska English
Series
Rochester Studies in East and Central Europe
ISBN
9781580465366, 1580465366
Summary
"Examines the 1980 Solidarity revolution in Poland, the government's subsequent establishment of martial law in response, in 1981, and the eventual transition to democracy in 1989"--Provided by publisher.
Contents
  • Part 1. The beginning
  • Poland : the weakest link?
  • The Solidarity revolution : act one, 1980-81
  • "Defend socialism as if it were Poland's independence"
  • Part 2. The attack
  • The last days before
  • "Night of the general" and day one
  • Breakthrough
  • Reprisals and the public mood
  • The world looks on
  • Battle over
  • Part 3. Counterattack
  • Operation "Renaissance" and Lech Wałęsa
  • Underground
  • Civic resistance
  • "The anesthetic has worn off"
  • The end of the campaign and Wałęsa's release
  • Part 4. Toward positional warfare
  • The Church between eternity and Solidarity
  • Independent society
  • The party returns to the ring
  • The end of martial law
  • Part 5. Endgame
  • Solidarity's revolution : the finale, 1988-89
  • Escape from the Soviet Bloc and the fall of the empire
  • Conclusion: The decade of struggle and its legacy.
Description
xvi, 387 pages ; 24 cm.
Notes
  • "A shorter version of this book was published in Polish as Wojna polsko-jaruzelska : stan wojenny w Polsce, 13 XII 1981-22 VII 1983 (Warsaw : Prószyński i S-ka, 2006 and 2007)"--Title page verso.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 351-361) and index.
Series Statement
Rochester Studies in East and Central Europe, 1528-4808
Technical Details
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