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Repression and resistance in Communist Europe

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Published by RoutledgeCurzon in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe, Eastern,
  • Hungary,
  • Poland
    • Subjects:
    • NSZZ "Solidarność" (Labor organization),
    • Communism -- Europe, Eastern -- History.,
    • Europe, Eastern -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989.,
    • Hungary -- History -- Revolution, 1956.,
    • Poland -- Politics and government -- 1980-1989.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJ.C. Sharman.
      SeriesBASEES/RoutledgeCurzon series on Russian and East European studies ;, 4
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHX240.7.A6 S53 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3682488M
      ISBN 100415306698
      LC Control Number2003040932

        All over Europe and beyond, the communist parties, whether operating legally or not, continued to strive for a far broader mass presence in the unions, in every other kind of people’s. Written by recognized experts with an unparalleled grasp of the region's communist and post-communist reality, this volume addresses far-reaching reckoning, redress, and retribution policy choices. It is an engaging, carefully crafted volume, which covers a wide variety of cases and discusses key transitional justice theories using both.


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Looking in detail at Soviet collectivisation inthe Hungarian Uprising of and the Polish Solidarity Movement ofit shows how the system excluded channels to enable popular grievances to be translated into collective opposition; how.

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The Black Book of Communism: Crimes, Terror, Repression is a book by Stéphane Courtois, Nicolas Werth, Andrzej Paczkowski and several other European academics documenting a history of political repressions by Communist states, including genocides, extrajudicial executions, deportations, killing populations in labor camps and artificially created her: Harvard University Press.

The Great Purge (Russian: Большая чистка, transliterated Bolshaya chistka) was a series of campaigns of political repression and persecution in the Soviet Union orchestrated by Joseph Stalin in –It involved the purge of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, repression of peasants, deportations of ethnic minorities, and the persecution of unaffiliated persons.

Posts about Repression written by kellyhignett. Dagmar Šimková’s autobiographical account of her experiences in prison Repression and resistance in Communist Europe book jsme tam taky [We were there too] is arguably one of the strongest testimonies of communist-era imprisonment to emerge from the former east bloc.Šimková’s family became targets after the communist coup of due to their ‘bourgeois origins’ (her father had.

The Black Book of Communism: Crimes, Terror, Repression by Stephane Courtois, Nicolas Werth, Jean-Louis Panne, Andrzej Paczkowski, Karel Bartosek, and Jean-Louis Margolin About Richard M. Ebeling Dr. Richard M. Ebeling is the recently appointed BB&T Distinguished Professor of Ethics and Free Enterprise Leadership at The Citadel.

In Byly jsme tam taky, Šimková documents the cruelty, humiliation and harsh reality of life for women in communist-era prisons and labour camps in striking detail, describing how ‘According to them [the prison authorities], we are swines, bitches, smelly discharge, whores, and beasts A woman had to be shamed for her femininity, she had to be deprived of her gender’.

The anti-communist resistance in Poland, also referred to as the Polish anti-Communist insurrection fought between andwas an armed struggle by the Polish Underground against the Soviet takeover of Poland at the end of World War II in guerrilla warfare conducted by the resistance movement formed during the war, included an array of military attacks launched against Date: – (last partisan Józef Franczak was killed.

Already famous throughout Europe, this international bestseller plumbs recently opened archives in the former Soviet bloc to reveal the actual, practical accomplishments of Communism around the world: terror, torture, famine, mass deportations, and massacres.

Astonishing in the sheer detail it amasses, the book is the first comprehensive attempt to catalogue and analyze the crimes of Communism 4/5(9). Adler, N. ‘ Life in the “Big Zone”: The Fate of Returnees in the Aftermath of Stalinist Repression ’, Europe–Asia Studies, Vol.

51, No. 1 (January ), 5 –19 Adler, N. Trudnoe vozvrashchenie: sud′by sovetskikh politzaklyuchennykh v – gody, Moskva: Zven′ya, Cited by: Full text of " The Black Book of Communism " See other formats.

The Black Book of COMMUNISM CRIMES, TERROR, REPRESSION Stephane Courtois Nicolas Werth Jean-Louis Panne Andrzej Paczkowski Karel Bartosek Jean-Louis Margolin Harvard University Press Cambridge, Massachusetts London, England Translated by Jonathan Murphy and Mark Kramer.

This book explores the role of coercion in the relationship between the citizens and regimes of communist Eastern Europe. Looking in detail at Soviet collectivisation inthe Hungarian Uprising of and the Polish Solidarity Movement of.

Even today, it seems, critics of communism face stern resistance in the West. It will be interesting, therefore, to see whether the American publication of The Black Book of Communism will produce any significant response. On one level, its appearance in the United States, in a translation by Jonathan Murphy and Mark Kramer, is of even greater.

Christians Protestants faced marginalization across Eastern Europe during the years of communist rule in twentieth century. Despite suppression from the government and other religious groups, Protestants in Romania, East Germany, Hungary, Poland Czechoslovakia, Yugoslavia and Bulgaria, proved a force to be reckoned with in communist society but paid a heavy price for their : History Bot.

The Real Story of the French Resistance. resisters came from the extreme Communist left to the extreme right and everywhere in between. The first six chapters of. The anti-communist armed resistance that occurred as a disparate and heterogeneous movement in Romania from until became a highly politicized topic after Author: Monica Ciobanu.

According to your book, Stalin was pursuing more than ideology in Eastern Europe. He also had a geopolitical and even a mercantile agenda. There were many mercantile interests on Author: Vladimir Dubinsky. Fromthe Communist Party of Germany maintained the most sustained resistance to Nazism and as a result at le party members were killed.

While there were plenty of heroes and martyrs among the Communist Resistance in Nazi Germany, the party made a number of deadly mistakes both before Hitler's rise to power and afterwards. In a popular anti-Communist revolt broke out against Russian domination, led by former president Imre Nagy.

It was crushed by Soviet and Warsaw Pact tanks with massive bloodshed. The most serious challenge to Soviet domination of Eastern Europe at the time, the rising sent shockwaves through the Cold War world. The subsequent Soviet-supported regime, under Kadar, steadily liberalized. Communism has been the great story of the twentieth century.

Bursting into history from the most unlikely corner of Europe amid the trauma of World War I, in the wake of the cataclysm of it made a great leap westward to the middle of Germany and an even greater one eastward to the China : Oldmaninthedesert. When repression does occur against nonviolent civilians, it may serve as a deterrent to other regimes, as when Gorbachev took note of the negative consequences worldwide of the Tiananmen Square massacre and decided not to back communist states across Eastern Europe with force when they faced nonviolent uprisings a few months later.

Holocaust to Resistance, My Journey is a powerful, awe-inspiring memoir from author and activist Suzanne Berliner Weiss.

Born to Jewish parents in Paris inSuzanne was hidden from the Nazis on a farm in rural France. Alone after the war, she lived in progressive-run orphanages, where she gained a belief in peace and brotherhood.

Cole, P. Struthers D., Zimmer, K.(eds).Wobblies of the World: A Global History of the IWW. Pluto Press () The Industrial Workers of the World was founded in the United States in Chicago in and was informally known as the Wobblies. The Italian Communist Party was the first to distance itself from Moscow, while the Spanish party's leaders first came out for "Eurocommunism." In Western Europe, only the French party leaders stayed loyal to Moscow.

The result was that they lost much of the support they had in their own country. “Europe is fast moving towards a state of fascist repression, accompanied by a fascist economy, a double whammy for the rich ” I’ve been watching how people use the word “fascist”. Here the author here tries to suggest a difference between economic fascism and social fascism, something I.

Another recent development related to the issues raised in CofC was the publication of The Black Book of Communism: Crimes, Terror, Repression (Courtois et al. Reading this book has caused me to expand on some of the ideas in Chapter 3 of CofC. The resistance movement in Europe during World War Two played an important part in defeating Nazi Germany’s military might.

The resistance movement – Europe’s secret armies or partisans – gathered intelligence for the Allies, destroyed communication lines, assisted escaped POW’s and openly attacked the Germans once the retreats on both the western and eastern fronts.

REPRESSION AND RESISTANCE. While these events had been in progress, Reich President Hindenburg’s condition had been steadily deteriorating. When Hitler visited him on 1 August in Neudeck, the Head of State and former First World War military leader, in a confusion that graphically symbolized the shift in the balance of power and authority between the two men that had taken place over the.

There were several major national movements against Soviet-style Communist Party rule in Eastern Europe. The death of Stalin in March precipitated an unarmed uprising in the GDR led by the trade unions, whilst the growing resistance to Stalinism in both Poland and Hungary was given new impetus by Khrushchev’s February ‘Secret Speech’ to the 20th CPSU Congress denouncing Stalin.

This extensive tome is a ringing indictment of Communist governments over the last century as "criminal enterprises." Its condemnation is supported by archival documents that reveal crimes that cost the lives of millions victims: 65 million in China, 25 million in the Soviet Union, 2 million in Cambodia, and millions more in Vietnam, North Korea, Latin America, Angola, Ethiopia, and /5.

In the weeks since the US-backed, right-wing coup in Bolivia began on 10 November, the illegitimate government of Jeanine Añez has shown its true colours. The struggle between de Gaulle and the Resistance could have erupted into civil war, had it not been for the fact of Anglo-American occupation and the French Communist Party's (and As we see, the ferocious war against Nazi occupation was only half the battle.4/5.

Hitler’s Europe Ablaze offers a panoramic yet detailed view of the make-up, actions, and impact of the various resistance movements in World War II. This authoritative and accessible survey, written by a group of the leading experts in the field, provides gripping, factual accounts of the resistance in each region, along with an assessment of Brand: Skyhorse Publishing.

Repression often energizes resistance and undercuts the legitimacy of elites. How repression can fuel a movement. massacre and decided. viii Dissent and Opposition in Communist Eastern Europe research – as demonstrated by the West German example – be underestimated in the cultural consolidation of young democracies.

As shown by the country studies gathered here, a considerable deficit still exists today in this area in many Eastern European societies.The courage of the communist militants in action against the enemy, the brutality of the repression of which the Communist Party is the object, finally the success - particularly in the northern zone - of the resistance organized by this Party, generally make us forget that from September, to June,the policy of the SFIC was defeatist.If communism were to spread from the Soviet Union into Germany, it would reach into the heart of Europe.

The fear of communism prompted several European leaders—including British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain —to focus at first on Nazism’s anti-communist credentials rather than its territorial ambitions or antisemitism.