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The Birth of Solidarity: The Gdansk Negotiations, 1980

The Birth of Solidarity: The Gdansk Negotiations, 1980

By Translated and introduced by A. Kemp-Welch

St. Martin's, 1984, 213 pp.

The verbatim record of the negotiations between the strikers' committee and the Polish government commission resulting in the agreement of August 31, 1980, is a precious historical source on a landmark event.