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Solidarity in Poland, 1980-1981 and the Perspective of Political Revolution

Wolfgang Weber

Solidarity in Poland, 1980-1981 and the Perspective of Political Revolution

by Wolfgang Weber

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Published by Mehring Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European history (ie other than Britain & Ireland),
  • Trade unions,
  • Germany,
  • Labor Unions,
  • History: American

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages157
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11470330M
    ISBN 100929087305
    ISBN 109780929087306
    OCLC/WorldCa22369398

    Solidarity in Poland, and the perspective of political revolution. Detroit: Labor Publications, Weschler, Lawrence. The passion of Poland, from Solidarity through the state of war. New York: Pantheon Books, ———. Solidarity, Poland in the season of its passion. New York: Simon and Schuster, The government of Poland conceded to demands regarding police brutality but the agreement to legalize Rural Solidarity was postponed, as well as further steps on the issue of political prisoners. The government acknowledged its mishandling of the Bydgoszcz events, [3] and in return, Lech Wałęsa agreed to postpone the general strike.

      Solidarity and Lech Walesa, with the assistance of Pope John Paul II and Ronald Reagan, break the iron-grip of communism and Soviet domination to become a free and sovereign nation.   The fact that Solidarity was unable to cover the whole political spectrum and had just enough space at the political scene for the former Polish United Workers Party to adjust to the new reality and organize its left side to be the heir of the Social Democracy of Republic of Poland (Socjaldemokracja Rzeczpospolitej Polski).

    In Polish workers astonished the world by winning an independent union with the right to strike deep inside the Eastern Bloc. Seeing Through the Eyes of the Polish Revolution uses interviews with this struggle's leaders, their supporters, and their opponents to adroitly shows how an opposition was built and eventually forced the Stalinist government from power.   Current Approaches to the Polish Solidarity Movement in Ukraine. After the fall of the USSR and the end of the Cold War, attitudes towards the events of the communist epoch have changed. Now we have a lot of information about the world’s solidarity with Solidarity. The Polish trade union had great support all over Europe and the world.


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Solidarity in Poland, 1980-1981 and the Perspective of Political Revolution by Wolfgang Weber Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Solidarity Revolution in Poland, by Jack M. Bloom Abstract This article, based upon in-depth interviews with anti-gov-ernment leaders and activists, first explains the significance of the up-heaval in Communist Poland in and articulates how the author became involved in this research and explains his methodology.

This book, as far as I can tell, remains to this day one of the best written and most comprehensive reports on what was happening during the 18 or so months from the creation of Solidarity movement in Poland in August to the imposition of martial law on Decem Cited by: Get this from a library.

Solidarity in Poland, and the perspective of political revolution. [Wolfgang Weber]. Timothy Garton Ash’s book on the early years of a Solidarity movement is a striking blend of history and journalism.

Ash managed to write a successful and relatively comprehensive account of the birth of Poland’s free trade union almost as the process was going on, when reliable sources were difficult to come by, and as the official state channels attempted to distort the real picture of /5.

This book records a fascinating analysis of the Solidarity movement in Poland. Alain Touraine here proposes an understanding of the place of social movements in contemporary society, and a fresh means of analysing them through 'sociological intervention'/5(5). Solidarity in Poland and the perspective of political revolution quantity Description.

Solidarity in Poland book traces the historical and social origins, the international context and the unfolding of the struggle of the Polish working Solidarity in Poland in Related products. Witnesses to Permanent Revolution. Buy Solidarity in Poland, and the Perspective of Political Revolution Reissue by Weber, Wolfgang (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book.

From Solidarity to Martial Law. Book Description: 95 documents on the events that represent a pivotal moment in modern Polish and world history: 16 months between August when the Solidarity trade union was founded and December when Polish authorities declared martial law and crushed the nationwide opposition movement that had grown up.

Start studying Solidarity in Poland. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Search. Create. Solidarity in Poland. STUDY. Flashcards. Learn. Solidarity was declared illegal and political opponents were arrested.

Who. Solidarity, Polish Solidarność, officially Independent Self-Governing Trade Union “Solidarity” or Polish Niezależny Samorządny Związek Zawodowy “Solidarność”, Polish trade union that in the early s became the first independent labour union in a country belonging to the Soviet bloc.

Solidarity was founded in Septemberwas forcibly suppressed by the Polish government in December. Roman Laba, The Roots of Solidarity: A Political Sociology of Poland’s Working-Class Democratization (Princeton University Press, ). Timothy Garton Ash, The Magic Lantern: The Revolution of ’89 Witnessed in Warsaw, Budapest, Berlin, and Prague (Random House, ).

Robert Biezenski (), “The Struggle for Solidarity Two Waves in Conflict”, Europe Asia Studies, 48/2 Jack Bloom (), Seeing Through the Eyes of the Polish Revolution: Solidarity and the Struggle against Communism in Poland. Haymarket Books. This book provides a groundbreaking analysis of democratization in Poland by placing Solidarity in the context of the major democratic upheavals of modernity: the French and American Revolutions.

This study undertakes the first full historical comparison of the Polish movement with the ideals and institutions of democracy achieved in the last. Though they did help transform Solidarity from a class into a national movement, the intelligentsia's class infatuation with free-market Reaganism, the church's lapse into traditional clerical thuggery, and the union bossism of Walesa's clique all combined to betray this revolution, too, Cited by: SOLIDARITY IN POLAND, – term paper The trade union movement known as Solidarity first appeared in August It was a response to events of the s, first the strikes protesting the increase in food prices in and then a similar set of events in SinceSolidarity has become a more traditional trade union, and had relatively little impact on the political scene of Poland in the early s.

A political arm founded in as Solidarity Electoral Action (AWS) won the parliamentary election inbut lost the following ation: ITUC, ETUC, TUAC. Solidarity in Poland and the perspective of political revolution £ Add to basket; Platform of the Joint Opposition £ Add to basket; Agents – The FBI and GPU Infiltration of the Trotskyism Movement £ Add to basket.

This feature is not available right now. Please try again later. Solidarity’s leaders were arrested and the organization was driven into the underground where it remained until Documents from the Soviet archives demonstrate that the Politbiuro closely followed developments in Poland, and frequently consulted with and offered advice to Polish Communist leaders.

The proliferation of books on Poland's extended period of relative freedom in continues. The book by Timothy Garton Ash, a British journalist, is the product of good background knowledge and first-hand witness of what was happening within Solidarity, within the regime, and in the society.

As a bonus the author adds an arresting chapter on the West's reaction to the Polish events. Solidarity has since placed greater emphasis on traditional trade union matters, but the political bloc Solidarity Electoral Action, an outgrowth of the union founded ingoverned Poland from to Solidarity currently hasmembers.

See T. G Ash, The Polish Revolution: Solidarity, – (). On Dec. 13,authorities in Poland imposed martial law in a crackdown on the pro-democracy Solidarity labor movement, which had made numerous strikes since August that challenged the Communist Polish government.Parts of Chapter nine and ‘Researching the Polish Revolution’ appeared in The Oral History Review inunder the title ‘The Solidarity Revolution in Poland, –’ (Vol number 1, pp.

33–64). A version of Chapter Four appeared originally in Barbara Wejnert’s edited book File Size: 1MB.