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Poland under Communism : a Cold War history

Author: A Kemp-Welch
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the first English-language history of Poland from the Second World War until the fall of Communism. Using a wide range of Polish archives and unpublished sources in Moscow and Washington, Tony Kemp-Welch integrates the Cold War history of diplomacy and inter-state relations with the study of domestic opposition and social movements. His key themes encompass political, social and economic history; the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kemp-Welch, A., 1949-
Poland under Communism.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008
(OCoLC)165408066
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: A Kemp-Welch
ISBN: 9780511619779 0511619774 9780511388378 0511388373 0511387385 9780511387388 9780511384530 051138453X 9780511382710 0511382715 1281255076 9781281255075
OCLC Number: 227794507
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 444 pages)
Contents: Prelude --
Stalinism --
Thaw --
Flood --
Polycentrism --
Stagnation --
Counter-culture --
Détente --
Opposition --
Gdańsk --
Non-invasion --
Martial law --
Amnesty --
Consultation --
Abdication.
Responsibility: A. Kemp-Welch.

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This book was the first English-language history of Poland from the Second World War until the fall of Communism. It explores a broad range of themes in Poland's political, social, economic and  Read more...

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'This is a compelling, well-written narrative of contestation between regime and society in the PRL (Polska Rzeczpospolita Ludowa, the Polish People's Republic), and is only the second monograph in Read more...

 
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