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Author Paczkowski, Andrzej, 1938- author.

Title Revolution and counterrevolution in Poland, 1980-1989 : Solidarity, martial law, and the end of communism in Europe / Andrzej Paczkowski ; translated by Christina Manetti.

Published Rochester, NY : University of Rochester Press, 2015.


Location Call No. Status
Uniform title Wojna polsko-jaruzelska. English
Physical description 1 online resource.
polychrome rdacc
Series Rochester studies in East and Central Europe ; 14.
Rochester studies in East and Central Europe ; 14.
Books at JSTOR All Purchased.
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.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Frontcover; Contents; Preface; Abbreviations; Part 1: The Beginning; 1 Poland-"The Weakest Link"; 2 The Solidarity Revolution: Act One, 1980-81; 3 "Defend Socialism as If It Were Poland's Independence"; Part 2: The Attack; 4 The Last Days Before; 5 "Night of the General" and Day One; 6 Breakthrough; 7 Reprisals and the Public Mood; 8 The World Looks On ; Untitled; Part 3: Counterattack; 10 Operation "Renaissance" and Lech Wałęsa; 11 Underground; 12 Civil Resistance; 13 "The Anesthetic Has Worn Off "; 14 The End of the Campaign and Wałęsa's Release; Part 4: Toward Positional Warfare.
15 The Church between Eternity and Solidarity16 Independent Society; 17 The Party Returns to the Ring; 18 The End of Martial Law; Part 5: Endgame; 19 Solidarity's Revolution: The Finale, 1988-89; 20 Escape from the Soviet Bloc and the Fall of the Empire; Conclusion: The Decade of Struggle and Its Legacy; Notes; Selected Bibliography; Index.
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.
Other author JSTOR, issuing body.
Subject NSZZ "Solidarność" (Labor organization) -- History.
Revolutions -- Poland -- History -- 20th century.
Government, Resistance to -- Poland -- History -- 20th century.
Anti-communist movements -- Poland -- History -- 20th century.
Martial law -- Poland -- History -- 20th century.
Social change -- Poland -- History -- 20th century.
Democracy -- Poland -- History -- 20th century.
Poland -- Politics and government -- 1980-1989.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781782046882