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The Polish Revolution: Solidarity
     

The Polish Revolution: Solidarity

by Timothy Garton Ash
 
A brilliant eyewitness and analyst, Timothy Garton Ash in this book offers a gripping account of the Polish shipyard workers who defied their communist rulers in 1980. He describes the emergence of the improbable leader Lech Walesa, the ensuing tumult that culminated in martial law, and -- for this updated edition -- the fate of the Solidarity movement in subsequent

Overview

A brilliant eyewitness and analyst, Timothy Garton Ash in this book offers a gripping account of the Polish shipyard workers who defied their communist rulers in 1980. He describes the emergence of the improbable leader Lech Walesa, the ensuing tumult that culminated in martial law, and -- for this updated edition -- the fate of the Solidarity movement in subsequent years.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780684181141
Publisher:
Scribner
Publication date:
02/01/1984
Pages:
384

Meet the Author

Timothy Garton Ash is a fellow of St. Antony’s College, Oxford, and of the Hoover Institution, Stanford. He is the author of acclaimed works of contemporary history including The Uses of Adversity, The File: A Personal History, We the People, his personal account of the revolutions of 1989, which has been translated into fifteen languages, and, most recently, History of the Present.

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