THE JOURNAL OF REGIONAL HISTORY V.2 No.2
CDU on the path to the West German statehood (1948–1949)
THE JOURNAL OF REGIONAL HISTORY V.2 No.2

CDU on the path to the West German statehood (1948–1949)

Authors:
Оlga G. Nekrylova
DOI:
10.23859/2587-8352-2018-2-2-3
Full text:
The article deals with the politics of the faction called CDU / CSU, SPD and the occupation authorities in the Parliamentary Council of the West Germany in 1948-49. The work of the Council devoted to the Basic Law (Constitution) was characterized by constant cross-party and inner-party disputes, however the power struggle between the political parties was an inevitable and necessary attribute of the democratic society. The Parliamentarischer Rat (German for Parliamentary Council) was the hour of triumph for the emerging political system in West Germany, whereas the moderate federalism was declared by the CDU as the most important element during the reconstruction of Germany.
Оlga G. Nekrylova
Candidate of Historical Sciences (PhD), Associate Professor
Yelets State University named after I.A. Bunin
Yelets, Russia
nekrylova_80 @ mail.ru
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Keywords:
a post-war period, West Germany, Christian Democratic Union (CDU), Konrad Adenauer, Parliamentarischer Rat (Parliamentary Council), Basic Law, political parties, western powers in Allied-occupied Germany
For citation:
Nekrylova О. CDU on the path to the West German statehood (1948–1949). Historia provinciae – the journal of regional history, 2018, vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 46–61. DOI: 10.23859/2587-8352-2018-2-2-3.

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