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Author Webb, Adrian, 1938-

Title The PDS--a symbol of eastern German identity? / by Adrian Webb
Published Newcastle, UK : Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 306 pages)
Summary Die Linke (the Left) is now Germany's third largest political party and the fourth largest political grouping in the Bundestag, Germany's parliament. Die Linke, however, is the result of a fusion in June 2007 between the left wing of the German social democratic party (SPD) and the Partei des demokratischen Sozialismus (PDS), the successor to East Germany's former, effectively Communist, ruling party, the SED. In practice, the PDS contributed 60,000 of the new party's 72,000 members, making D.
Notes Originated as a doctoral thesis at the University of Sussex
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [287]-298) and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Linkspartei (Germany) -- History.
Partei des Demokratischen Sozialismus (Germany) -- History.
Nationalism -- Germany -- History -- 21st century.
Political parties -- Germany -- History -- 21st century.
Socialism -- Germany -- 21st century.
Germany -- Politics and government -- 1990-
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1282190644
1443806811 (electronic bk.)
9781443806817 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Partei des Demokratischen Sozialismus--a symbol of eastern German identity?