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Lech Walesa

Mary Craig

Lech Walesa

the leader of Solidarity and campaigner for freedom and human rights in Poland

by Mary Craig

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Published by G. Stevens Children"s Books in Milwaukee .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Poland
    • Subjects:
    • Wałęsa, Lech, 1943- -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Wałęsa, Lech, 1943-,
    • NSZZ "Solidarność" (Labor organization) -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Solidarity (Polish labor organization),
    • Labor unions -- Poland -- Officials and employees -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Labor unions -- Biography.

    • About the Edition

      Traces the life of the Polish union organizer who was instrumental in gaining government recognition for Solidarity, an organization of local unions, and who won the l983 Nobel Peace Prize.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 61-62) and index.

      Statementby Mary Craig.
      SeriesPeople who have helped the world
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD6735.7.Z55 C73 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination68 p. :
      Number of Pages68
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2041103M
      ISBN 101555328466, 1555328210
      LC Control Number88017732

        - Sues Polish President Lech Kaczynski for libel, because of Kaczynski's comments that Walesa was a spy in the s. Kaczynski is killed in Author: CNN Library. Lot of 5 books on Poland and Lech Walesa Poland. The country of men - Interpress editions - Format 13 * 20 cm - pages - Numerous color and black and white photographs Walesa - by François Gault - pages - 15 * 22 cm Solidarnosc internees from the Wierzchowo Pomorskie camp - 15 sheets of stamp reproductions with comments A path of hope - autobiography of Lech Walesa - Dust jacket - Seller Rating: % positive.

        Lech Walesa Is Fearful Where Democracy Is Headed In Poland The Nobel Prize winner says he will use any political clout he has left to help take down the Polish government to protect democracy. He. Lech Walesa Denounces Report Labeling Him a Communist Informer. An official report including a handwriting analysis charges that Mr. Walesa, a Nobel laureate, was a paid informer in Poland the.

        Mary Craig's Lech Walesa and His Poland (LJ 9/15/87) places the events in context more fully. Despite all that he has endured, Walesa remains optimistic about the future. His insights make this a valuable book for most L. Sprules, Univ. of Pages: Cancel free on most hotels. Compare hotels near Gdansk (GDN-Lech Walesa) in Gdańsk using real guest reviews. Earn free nights, get our Price Guarantee & make booking easier with !


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Lech Walesa's 4 sons and 4 daughters will live that dream by voting as free Polish citizens. The Beatles' classic "Revolution" can clearly be the soundtrack of this wonderful book.

"We all want to change the world" - so true in this case. Walesa is a realistic, humble and practical man with a delightful wit/5(9). This is an excellent biography of Lech Walesa, a truly good man who literally reset the world on a whole new axis.

The Beatles' classic "Revolution" could easily be the soundtrack to this book/5(7). Poland: Solidarity: Walesa is a three-chapter book that details the life and significant contribution of Lech Walesa of Poland. Lech Walesa is the leader of an independent labor organization - Solidarity.

The book begins with the background of crisis in Poland. The peaceful revolution is then described. Lech Walesa burst into the world spotlight in during the infamous Lenin Shipyard strike in Gdansk, Poland.

Workers, incensed by an increase in prices set by the Communist government, were demanding the right to organize free and independent trade unions. Lech Walesa, labor activist who helped form and led (–90) Poland’s first independent trade union, Solidarity, and later was president of the Lech Walesa book (–95).

He received the Nobel Prize for Peace in Learn more about Walesa’s life and career. Pope John Paul II: Reaching Out Across Borders (Reuters Prentice Hall Series on World Issues) by Journalists of Reuters, Mikhail Gorbachev, Lech Walesa and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at A Way of Hope book.

Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Walesa achieved fame in August when shipyard workers in Gdansk wo /5. Walesa's great moment came in August A worker himself, he had a gut feeling for how his fellow workers would react in any situation.

As he notes in this book, "a strike is a crowd reacting. Very interesting for learning about Walesa and his times.

But I often didn't feel like he was taking the reader serious. This is more a "political" book with an agenda - or a book of a politician with an agenda - than an actual autobiography in my opinion/5.

Author:Brolewicz, Walter. My Brother Lech Walesa. Book Binding:Paperback. All of our paper waste is recycled within the UK and turned into corrugated cardboard. World of Books USA was founded in Seller Rating: % positive. Lech Walesa founded the union Solidarity inwon the Nobel Peace Prize inand was elected President of the Republic of Poland in Since the end of his presidency, he has been a lecturer, adviser, and advocate of democracy around the : Arcade.

AbeBooks is the world's largest marketplace for new, used and out of print books. Lech Walesa is a former Polish labour activist turned politician, who rose to become the President of the country.

He co-founded and headed 'Solidarity', the Polish labour union, and won the Nobel Peace Prize in for his considerable personal sacrifice, to ensure the. Lech Walesa: The Road to Democracy chronicles Walesa’s dramatic role as the leader of his country’s democratic future and its transformation from a communist regime to a democratic government.

The son of a farmer and an electrician by trade, Walesa overcame police oppression and imprisonment to lead Solidarity and win the Nobel Prize.5/5(1). Lech Walesa was Communist spy, claims book He became a global icon for helping tear down the Iron Curtain, but now a new book alleges that Lech Walesa was once a Communist agent.

Lech Walesa was born in Poland in He grew up in Communist-controlled Poland and became active in the trade union movement in Gdansk shipyards, where he worked as an electrician.

Inhe was a leader of the workers union as they clashed with the government seeking to gain improved working conditions and recognition.

The Shaming of Lech Walesa Why the defeater of communism finds himself defeated by ex-communists—and why he and the American public haven't noticed. There wasn't a cloud in the sky on the day I met Lech Walesa in Gdansk earlier this year.

A gentle breeze stirred. I extended my hand to the slayer of : Agnieszka Tennant. Lech Walesa has admitted to neglecting his family during his political career and said this week that he has not yet read the book, but plans to buy his wife some : Reuters Editorial.

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Lech Walesa is a former President of Poland, author and Nobel Laureate. Inhe led a ten million member Solidarity Labor Movement that inspired people and led to the end of communist rule in Poland and Eastern Europe.