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Seeing Through the Eyes of the Polish Revolution
Solidarity and the Struggle Against Communism in Poland
Jack Bloom tells the story of Poland's revolution through the stories and experiences of its rank and file participants
In 1980 Polish workers astonished the world by winning an independent union with the right to strike deep inside the Eastern Bloc. Seeing Through the Eyes of the Polish Revolution uses 150 interviews with this struggle's leaders, their supporters, and their opponents to adroitly shows how an opposition was built and eventually forced the Stalinist government from power.