Die Integration der PDS in das politische System der Bundesrepublik Deutschland 1990-2005
[The “Successor Party”: Integrating the East German Communist Party into the West German Political System, 1990–2005]
Series:Quellen und Darstellungen zur Zeitgeschichte 122
Aims and Scope
How did the former East German communist party become today’s left-wing party “Die Linke”? What was its impact on West Germany? The book looks back at the history of integration of the PDS in a united Germany and analyzes the debates that erupted on this issue. What were the drivers, circumstances, and obstacles for one of the most contentious and consequential political developments of recent decades?