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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content Note
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Andrzej W. Tymowski interview transcripts
    Date (inclusive): 1987-1991
    Collection number: 93018
    Creator: Tymowski, Andrzej, interviewer
    Extent: 2 manuscript boxes 0.8 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Interviews with activists in KOR, Solidarnosc, and other Polish dissident movements of the 1970s and 1980s, with activists in Czechoslovak and East German dissident movements of the same period, and with observers of these movements, relating to the history of the movements, and to the social dynamics of participation in them.
    Language: Polish, Czech, German and English.

    Administrative Information

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    Collection is open for research.
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    Publication Rights

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    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Andrzej W. Tymowski interview transcripts, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1993.

    Accruals

    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Biographical Note

    Political scientist

    Scope and Content Note

    Political scientist Andrzej W. Tymowski conducted these interviews while he was at Yale University. Tymowski interviewed activists in Komitet Obrony Robotnikow (KOR), Solidarnosc, and other Polish dissident movements of the 1970s and 1980s, activists in Czechoslovak and East German dissident movements of the same period, and observers of these movements, about the history of the movements and the social dynamics of participation in them.
    The descriptions of the interviewees included in the container list were taken verbatim from descriptive notes written by Tymowski.
    Tymowski used this research in several publications:
    "The Unwanted Social Revolution: 1989 in Poland," East European Politics and Societies 7, no. 2 (Spring 1993).
    "Youth Activism in the East European Transformation," Communist and Post-Communist Studies (June 1994).
    "The Unwanted Revolution: From Moral Economy to Liberal Society in Poland (The Social Origins of Reform and Counter-Reform)," PhD diss., Yale University, 1995.
    The Hoover Institution Archives acquired the transcripts in 1993 and 1995.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the repository's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    NSZZ "Solidarnosc" (Labor organization)
    Komitet Samoobrony Spolecznej KOR.
    Dissenters--Poland.
    Social movements--Poland.
    Dissenters--Czechoslovakia.
    Dissenters--Germany (East)
    Social movements--Czechoslovakia.
    Social movements--Germany (East)
    Poland.
    Czechoslovakia.
    Germany.
    Germany (East)