Author: Maciej Łopiński
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: underground, solidarity, konspira
Number of Pages: 312
Published: 1990
ISBN-10: 0520061314
ISBN-13: 9780520061316

Konspira bares the soul and mind of Solidarity not long before the movement's stunning emergence as Poland's political vanguard. Written while martial law still gripped the country, Konspira tells the inside story of this inspiring contemporary workers' movement. The authors taped, then consolidated, over a hundred hours of secret interviews. Their subjects were eight of the most prominent Solidarity union leaders, gone into hiding as the result of a nationwide police-military crackdown by the Polish government.Solidarity activists were either locked up in internment camps or forced undergroun