Political Authority and Party Secretaries in Poland, 1975-1986

Political Authority and Party Secretaries in Poland, 1975-1986

by Paul G. Lewis
     
 

This book deals with the changing position and role of the Polish United Workers' Party and its apparatus between 1975 and 1986.See more details below

Overview

This book deals with the changing position and role of the Polish United Workers' Party and its apparatus between 1975 and 1986.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521122863
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/12/2009
Series:
Cambridge Russian, Soviet and Post-Soviet Studies Series, #63
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

List of tables; Preface; List of abbreviations; 1. Communist power and party authority in Poland; 2. Provincial party secretaries: Polish officials in comparative perspectives; 3. Provincial party committees in Poland, 1975–80; 4. Indecision and odnowa: obstacles to re-establishing party authority; 5. Renewal and party authority: the extraordinary congress and its consequences; 6. The advance of the military; 7. Political normalisation and party authority; 8. The Polish road to political stability: ruling without authority; 9. Conclusion; Notes; Index.

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