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Author Major, Patrick.

Title The death of the KPD : communism and anti-communism in West Germany, 1945-1956 / Patrick Major
Published Oxford : Clarendon, 1997
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 335 pages)
Series Oxford historical monographs
Oxford historical monographs.
Summary Why was the West German Communist Party banned in 1956, only 11 years after it emerged from Nazi persecution? This book uses material from Communist archives in the former GDR and Western intelligence, to trace the final decline and fall of the once-powerful KPD
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Kommunistische Partei Deutschlands -- History.
Communism -- Germany (West) -- History.
Germany (West) -- Politics and government.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780191677397 ebook