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Author Doucette, Siobhan,
Title Books are weapons : the Polish opposition press and the overthrow of communism / Siobhan Doucette.
Imprint [Pittsburgh, Pa.] : University of Pittsburgh Press, [2017]
2017

Author Doucette, Siobhan,
Series Pitt Series in Russian and East European Studies
Series in Russian and East European studies.
Subject Underground press publications -- Poland -- History -- 20th century.
Publishers and publishing -- Poland -- History -- 20th century.
Printing industry -- Poland -- History -- 20th century.
Protest movements -- Poland.
Communism -- Poland -- History -- 20th century.
Poland -- Politics and government -- 1945-1980.
Description 1 online resource (xix, 331 pages) : illustrations.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 307-318) and index.
Summary Books Are Weapons shows how the independent press, rooted in the long Polish tradition of well-organized resistance to foreign occupation, reshaped this tradition to embrace non-violent civil resistance while creating a network which evolved from a small group of dissidents into a broad opposition movement with cross-national ties and millions of sympathizers. It was the galvanizing force in the resistance to communism and the rebuilding of Poland's democratic society in the 1980s.-- Provided by Publisher.
Note Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed March 9, 2018).
ISBN 9780822983194 (electronic bk.)
0822983192 (electronic bk.)
082296502X
9780822965022
OCLC # 1028022745


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