|Censorship in Poland: Enlightenment to the Twentieth Century
||A review of censorship practices in the Polish Lands in the context to the political events and situations of the period.
|Censorship in Poland in the Twentieth Century
||Article from Censorship: A World Encyclopedia. Deal
with the history of censorship in the Inter-war period, during the German
occupation of WWII, the years of the Communist Regime and those since.
||The Black Book of Polish Censorship (Czarna ksiega cenzury PRL) consists of approximately 700 pages of classified documents dating from the period 1974-77, which the Cracow censor, Tomasz Strzyzewski, smuggled out of People's Poland to Sweden in February 1977. The tome had a profound impact upon the Polish intelligentsia, particularly writers, who were astounded by the draconian restrictions applied by the state.
|Second Circulation 1976-1989 Poland
||Underground publishers and publications began to appear from the mid-1970s in Poland. Its potential expanded enormously with the rise of Solidarity. Following the declaration of Martial Law, the state authorities imposed a severe clampdown, which however didn't eradicate underground publishing entirely. In February 1987 a new policy of toleration was introduced and publications became widely available.
|History of Polish Underground Publishing During Solidarity
||A brief history of the underground publishing movement and an account of how in 1995, Cornell University Library acquired a rare and invaluable collection of over 1200 Polish Underground publications from the Solidarity era. These items were written and printed during a time of martial law, when one could be imprisoned for even being associated with such activities.
|Solidarity Underground Publications
|over 1,200 items
||An alphabetical list, by author (if there is one) or title, of the underground publications of the Polish Solidarity movement which are available from Cornell University Library's Rare Books Department.