The Summer Before the Frost
Solidarity in Poland

Potel, Jean-Yves
Publisher:  Pluto Press, London, United Kingdom
Year Published:  1982   First Published:  1981
Pages:  229pp   ISBN:  0-86104-366-9
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX7671

Looks at the background and events leadings to the founding of the Solidarity trade union in Poland in 1980.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Preface
Introduction: "We are Workers; We will never be Slaves"

1. The Workers
2. The Strike
3. "It's No Good Hoping for Miracles"
4. Inventing Democracy
5. Between God and the Devil
6. "Living with Dignity"
7. With Whom are we Talking?
8. A Difficult Agreement
9. Solidarity in the Countryside
10. A Wind of Hope

References
The Twenty-One Demands
Notes on People and Organizations
A Chronology of Events