Poland : Internal situation in Poland : martial law (FCO28-004906).

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
  • Abingdon, England : Taylor and Francis, 2020.
  • London : Foreign and Commonwealth Office, 1982.
Description
1 online resource : colour text file, PDF

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Subject(s)
Series
  • Northern Department and East European and Soviet Department (and succeeding departments): Registered Files (N, EN and ES Series). ; FCO28-004906. [More in this series]
  • Cold War Eastern Europe. [More in this series]
  • FCO28: Foreign Office and Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Northern Department and East European and Soviet Department (and succeeding departments): Registered Files (N, EN and ES Series). ; FCO28-004906
Data source
  • Cold War Eastern Europe, 1947-1982
  • Cold War Eastern Europe, 1976-1982: Module 4
  • History Commons
Summary note
A file of documents concerning Poland's internal situation. Subjects discussed in the file include restrictions on communications and travel in Poland as a result of martial law -- the possibility of martial law in Poland being lifted -- the activity of the Sejm under martial law -- the Western response to the introduction of martial law in Poland -- Polish church-state relations -- relations between the Polish government and the Solidarity movement -- and the detention of strike organisers and Solidarity members in Poland. Other subjects discussed in the file include Poland's economic difficulties -- industrial action and protests against martial law in Poland -- changes to the organisation of the Polish United Workers' Party (P.Z.P.R.) -- the P.Z.P.R.'s internal ideological differences -- the leadership of Wojciech Jaruzelski in Poland -- and a visit by Jaruzelski to the Soviet Union. Documents in the file include a despatch on martial law in Poland by the British chargé d'affaires in Poland, Ramsay Melhuish.
Notes
  • File date: 1982.
  • Date document(s) were released to the public domain: 2015.
  • Title from Cold War Eastern Europe Module IV.
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