Image Not Available

THE ANTI-JEWISH CAMPAIGN IN PRESENT-DAY POLAND: FACTS, DOCUMENTS, PRESS REPORTS

Institute Of Jewish Affairs

Published by London; Institute Of Jewish Affairs In Association With The World Jewish Congress, 1968
Soft cover
Buy Used
Price: US$ 30.00 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 0.00 Within U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

Offered By

Dan Wyman Books, LLC
Brooklyn, NY, U.S.A.

3-star rating

AbeBooks Seller Since October 31, 2011

About this Item

Original Paper Wrappers. 8vo. 79 pages. 22 cm. First edition. "Prepared for the Institute by Lucjan Blit. " Lucjan Blit (1904-1978) was born in Warsaw but left Poland during the Second World War and after 1943 lived in Britain. He worked as a journalist and later as a lecturer becoming lecturer in East European political institutions at SSEES 1973-1977 and the London School of Economics and Political Science 1970-1977. He was a member of the Bund in Poland and during the war while in Britain, and is known for his comprehensive history on the origins of Polish Socialism. This pamphlet offers a detailed political and social history of the 1967-68 "anti-zionist" campaign in Poland, with its attendant anti-semitism. The immediate context was the March Events in Poland: "The Polish 1968 political crisis pertains to the major student and intellectual protest action against the government of the People's Republic of Poland. The crisis resulted in the suppression of student strikes by security forces in all major academic centres across the country and the subsequent repression of the Polish dissident movement, as well as a mass emigration following the ‘anti-Zionist’ campaign waged by General Secretary Wladyslaw Gomulka. The protests coincided with the events of Prague spring in neighboring Czechoslovakia – raising new hopes of democratic reforms among the intelligentsia – and culminated in the Warsaw Pact invasion of Czechoslovakia on 20 August 1968. The government's anti-Jewish campaign began already in 1967. It was a well-orchestrated response to the Soviet withdrawal of all diplomatic relations with Israel after the Six Day War – with factory workers across Poland forced to publicly denounce Zionism. The subsequent purges within the communist party, led by Interior Minister Mieczyslaw Moczar and his faction, failed to topple Gomulka's government, but resulted in an actual expulsion from Poland of thousands of individuals of Jewish ancestry, including professionals, party officials and the secret police functionaries blamed "for a major part, if not all, of the crimes and horrors of the Stalinist period. " Before the end of 1971, 12, 927 Poles of Jewish origin emigrated. " (From "1968 Polish political crisis" page on Wikipedia) Subjects: Antisemitism - Poland. Light shelf wear. Very good condition. (HOLO2-99-33) Xx. Bookseller Inventory # 30211

Quantity Available: 1

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: THE ANTI-JEWISH CAMPAIGN IN PRESENT-DAY ...

Publisher: London; Institute Of Jewish Affairs In Association With The World Jewish Congress

Publication Date: 1968

Binding: Paperback

Edition: 1st Edition

Store Description

Dan Wyman Books is the largest Jewish Antiquarian bookstore in New York, and a leading dealer worldwide. Please stop by when you are in town. Open by appointment most days, but closed on Jewish Holidays. Please visit our homepage at www.DanWymanBooks.com Please contact us with your needs or if you have books to sell. We consistently out-bid our competitors and we make housecalls to buy books!

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

Receive free of charge our monthly book list of unusual out-of-print Jewish,
titles in your e-mail box--days before they are posted on line. E-mail us for
details (no purchase necessary).

All titles are 100% returnable for any reason. U.S. Shipping is free. We accept
payment by check or major credit card (MC/VISA, AMEX, Discover), PayPal or Cash.
Please call or e-mail to hold an item. We reciprocate standard trade terms.

Dan Wyman Books, LLC.
1250 Metropolitan Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11237
dan@danwy...

More Information
Shipping Terms:

Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

Check Money Order Cash PayPal Invoice Bank Draft Bank/Wire Transfer