Labour History Review Volume 86 (2021), Issue 3 has now been published.
This special themed issue of Labour History Review on ‘Challenges to State Socialism in Central and Eastern Europe: Activists, Movements and Alliances in the 1970s and 1980s’ is edited by Daniel Laqua and Charlotte Alston.
In this issue:
- Daniel Laqua and Charlotte Alston on Activism and Dissent under State Socialism: Coalitions and Campaigns in the 1970s and 1980s;
- Mark Hurst on ‘Gamekeeper Turned Poacher’: Frank Chapple, Anti-Communism and Soviet Human Rights Violations;
- Irina Gordeeva on Solidarity in Search of Human Agency: ‘Détente from Below’ and Independent Peace Activists in the Soviet Union;
- Daniel Laqua on Transnational Dimensions of a ‘German Case’: The Expatriation of Wolf Biermann and the Politics of Solidarity in the 1970s;
- Alexandra Wedl on Green Volunteers in Czechoslovakia: The Youth Magazine Mladý svět and its Environmental Campaign, 1970s–1980s; and
- Dirk Mathias Dalberg on Self-Government in Late 1980s Czechoslovakia: The Slovak Philosopher Miroslav Kusý against the Communist Party.
The issue includes book reviews by Steve Tombs, Josh Gibson, Paul Pickering, Keith Laybourn, Jessica Thorne, James Jaffe, Francis Devine and Dave Lyddon.
It concludes with an invitation to submit articles for the LHR Essay Prize 2022.
Go direct to Labour History Review 86(2021):3 on the Liverpool University Press website.