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The Polish August - The Self Limiting Revolution

Ascherson, Neal

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ISBN 10: 0140059318 / ISBN 13: 9780140059311
Verlag: Penguin, 1981
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Paperback, VG. 316pp, b/w map, index, pages yellowed otherwise a fine copy. Related newspaper clippings laid in. An eye witness account of the Polish Revolution of 1980 & trhe rise of Solidarity. 250 grams. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 45561

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Titel: The Polish August - The Self Limiting ...

Verlag: Penguin

Erscheinungsdatum: 1981

Einband: Soft cover

Auflage: 1st edition..

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What has happened in Poland? Poland has erupted four times in the last 25 years, but only the events of 1980 have had comprehensive media coverage. As a result, many questions have been raised in the minds of Western observers. How were such changes possible? What forces lay behind them? In what way did the workers' strike relate to the demands for political democracy?

Although a colourful and vivid eye-witness account of the 1980 upheavals, it is to these questions that Neal Ascherson's brilliant and thoughtful analysis mainly addresses itself. Viewing the situation in perspective, he argues that the Polish working class has brought about a controlled revolution, but is not intent on taking power for itself: the real heirs to the gains of 1980 and 1981 are likely to be the intelligentsia, in or out of the Communist Party. It is this social and political ferment that poses fundamental questions about the future of the whole Soviet system in Eastern Europe.

Charles Neal Ascherson (born October 5, 1932) is a Scottish journalist and writer. He was born in Edinburgh and educated at Eton and King's College, Cambridge, where he read history. He was described by the historian Eric Hobsbawm as "perhaps the most brilliant student I ever had. I didn't really teach him much, I just let him get on with it."

After graduating with a starred First, he declined offers to pursue an academic career. Instead, he chose a career in journalism, first at the Manchester Guardian and then at The Scotsman (1959-1960), The Observer (1960-1990) and the Independent on Sunday (1990-1998).

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