Corpus ID: 153978585

Solidarity's Secret: The Women Who Defeated Communism in Poland

  title={Solidarity's Secret: The Women Who Defeated Communism in Poland},
  author={S. Penn},
  • S. Penn
  • Published 2005
  • Political Science
Solidarity’s Secret is the fi rst book to record the crucial yet little-known role women played in the rise of an independent press in Poland and in the fall of that country’s communist government. Piecing together a decade of interviews with the women behind the Polish pro-democracy movement -- women whose massive contributions were obscured by the more public successes of their male counterparts, Penn reveals the story of how these brave women ran Solidarity and the main opposition newspaper… Expand