Item description for From Solidarity to Martial Law: The Polish Crisis of 1980-1981: a Documentary History (National Security Archive Cold War Reader) by Andrzej Paczkowski & Malcolm Byrne...
96 documents on 16 months between August 1980 when the Solidarity trade union was founded and December 1981 when Polish authorities declared martial law and crushed the nationwide opposition movement that had grown up around the union. Transcripts of Soviet and Polish Politburo meetings give a detailed picture of the goals, motivations and deliberations of the leaders of these countries. Records of Warsaw Pact gatherings, notes of bilateral sessions of the communist camp provide additional pieces to the puzzle of what Moscow and its allies had in mind.
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Studio: Central European University Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.6" Width: 6.4" Height: 1.4" Weight: 1.15 lbs.
Release Date Feb 28, 2008
Publisher Central European University Press
ISBN 9637326960 ISBN13 9789637326967