7 edition of The collapse of communist power in Poland found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Series||BASEES/Routledge series on Russian and East European Studies|
|LC Classifications||JN6769.A52 H39 2006|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2005011140|
The history of Poland from to spans the period of Soviet dominance and communist rule imposed after the end of World War II over Poland, as reestablished within new borders. These years, while featuring general industrialization and urbanization and many improvements in . The Polish People's Republic (Polish: Polska Rzeczpospolita Ludowa, PRL) was a country in Central Europe that existed from to , and the predecessor of the modern Republic of a population of approximately million inhabitants near the end of its existence, it was the most populous communist and Eastern Bloc country in Europe after the Soviet l: Warsaw.
This book presented a convincing argument for economics as the cause for the collapse of communism. He covers many communist countries but focuses on East Germany, Romania, and Hungary. He also shows the role of the church in the fall of communism/5. Collapse of the Soviet Union - but it encouraged others to challenge Soviet power. As one historian noted, in Poland communism took ten years, in Hungary ten months, in East.
Get this from a library! Triggering communism's collapse: perceptions and power in Poland's transition. [Marjorie Castle] -- "At a time when Poland's economy was deteriorating, the workers were striking, and the Soviets were vacillating, both the Polish communist regime and the Solidarity-led opposition formulated certain. The ascent of Mikhail Gorbachev to power as the chairman of the Soviet Communist Party in was an epochal moment. With the introduction of glasnost and perestroika, or political openness and economic restructuring, in the Soviet Union, opposition to communist rule in eastern Europe spread.
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Based on extensive original research, including interviews with key participants, this book investigates the sudden and unforeseen collapse of communist power in Poland in Based on extensive original research, including interviews with key participants, this book investigates the sudden and unforeseen collapse of communist power in Poland in It sets out the sequence of events, and examines the strategies of the various political groupings prior to the partially free election of June Format: Hardcover.
Based on extensive original research, including interviews with key participants, this book investigates the sudden and unforeseen collapse of communist power in Poland in It sets out the sequence of events, and examines the strategies of the various political groupings prior to the partially The collapse of communist power in Poland book election of June Cited by: 7.
Triggering Communism's Collapse: Perceptions and Power in Poland's Transition (The Harvard Cold War Studies Book Series) [Castle, Marjorie] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Triggering Communism's Collapse: Perceptions and Power in Poland's Transition (The Harvard Cold War Studies Book Series)Format: Paperback.
Poland's transition from communism to democratic government was a critical signal that the rejection of communism throughout Eastern Europe was possible, yet many Poles view the transition process and its outcome as a disappointment, rather than a moment of national by: 4.
BOOK REVIEW: "The Collapse of Communist Power in Poland: Strategic misperceptions and unanticipated outcomes" by Jacqueline Hayden Article in Geographical Journal (1) Author: Paweł Capik. Discussion regarding the potential collapse of global civilization, defined as a significant decrease in human population and/or political/economic/social complexity over a considerable area, for an extended time.
We seek to deepen our understanding of collapse while providing mutual support, not to document every detail of our demise. Poland - Poland - Communist Poland: The postwar Polish republic, renamed in the Polish People’s Republic, occupied an area some 20 percent smaller than prewar Poland, and its population of almost 30 million rose to nearly 39 million in the following four decades.
The Holocaust, together with the expulsion of several million Germans and population transfers with the U.S.S.R., left Poland. Based on extensive original research, including interviews with key participants, this book investigates the sudden and unforeseen collapse of communist power in Poland in It sets out the sequence of events, and examines the strategies of the various political groupings prior to the partially free election of June Brand: Taylor And Francis.
The elections, held on 4 and 18 June, saw the collapse of the Communist Party, and Tadeusz Mazowiecki became the first non-Communist head of government in Eastern Europe.
He was appointed on 19 August and endorsed by an overwhelming majority by the Polish Sjem on 8 September as a result of a coalition between Solidarity, the. The Revolutions of formed part of a revolutionary wave in the late s and early s that resulted in the end of communist rule in Central and Eastern Europe and beyond.
The period is often also called the Fall of Communism and sometimes called the Fall of Nations or the Autumn of Nations, a play on the term Spring of Nations that is sometimes used to describe the Revolutions of Caused by: Political repression.
To find answers to these questions Triggering Communism's Collapse examines the political dynamics of the Polish transition-a transition that stripped the communist party of its control of the government, thrust an opposition leader into the premiership, and set off the world-changing series of communist collapses in the Soviet : Marjorie Castle.
ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 1 online resource (xii, pages) Contents: 1. Introduction Explaining change: the paucity of the agency --structure debate Explaining the collapse of communism in Poland PZPR strategic goals: expectation and outcome Strategies and outcomes: part 1 --institutional choices.
Browder kept his radio and code book a secret from his party's politburo and central committee. Thus, former Communist Joseph R. Starobin, in American Communism in Crisis:1 can honestly maintain that the CP was not under any direct orders from Moscow.
Through his knowledge of the international Communist world and the USSR's role within it, Jaffe is in a much better position than. Nevertheless, unrest continued to spread throughout Eastern Europe and hit a crescendo inwhen both Hungary and Poland saw massive demonstrations against Communist rule and Soviet influence.
Soviet forces invaded Hungary in November of to crush what was now being called the Hungarian : Jennifer Rosenberg. Summary: "The collapse of communist power in Poland in was unforeseen and unexpectedly sudden. Based on extensive original research, including interviews with key participants, this book examines the process whereby the Communist Party lost power.
Communism’s Negotiated Collapse: The Polish Round Table, Ten Years Later 19 will kick me out of the house.
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Free shipping for many products. Communism - during the period from s to s - remained as a prominent alternate philosophy to Capitalism of the West. USSR (a confederation of 15 republics) was the leader of the Soviet Bloc. But aroundalmost all on sudden, many nations which leaned towards communist ideologies separated from it.
The revolutions of was just a beginning. It spread to the Soviet Bloc and. Communism launched from Lenin’s October Revolution and spread to China with Mao Zedong’s rise to power and to Cuba, with Fidel Castro’s takeover.
It was the ideology behind one side of the Cold War and saw a symbolic decline with the fall of the Berlin Wall. Today just a handful of countries remain under communist rule.
Poland blazed the trail for the fall of communism. Much of the world now associates the end of communism in Europe with the collapse of the Berlin Wall. But in fact, the dismantling of the system started in Poland some 10 years before with the founding of Solidarity.The collapse of the Berlin Wall was the culminating point of the revolutionary changes sweeping East Central Europe in Throughout the Soviet bloc, reformers assumed power and ended over 40 years of dictatorial Communist rule.
The reform movement that ended communism in East Central Europe began in Poland. Solidarity, an anti-Communist.The view the collapse of communist power in poland strategic misperceptions and unanticipated outcomes basees curzon series on russian east european has with dominant and whole moments and Together is a more explicit account, going demands of more already-strong pages extreme as info, 4(3) nature, and a wait of admins adding on modes.