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Series: History in focus : GCSE
Publication Date: 28 May 2001
Suitable for: Secondary (Year 10, Year 11)
GCSE Modern World History is the leading textbook for GCSE Modern World History courses.
The core content of the major GCSE Modern World History specifications is comprehensively covered through lucid explanation and carefully selected source material.
The most popular option units or depth studies are covered in sufficient detail to make separate purchase of topic books unnecessary.
Questions, activities and 'focus tasks' are provided throughout to :
deepen understanding of the content
develop evaluative and investigative skills
help students become more independent learners
support exam preparation.
This second edition has been fully updated to :
meet the requirements of the revised specifications
extend coverage of the core content of each examination group
incorporate recent developments in the study and teaching of History.
p2 The causes of the First World War
p14 Britain and the First World War : 1914-1918
p50 British depth study 1906-1918
p80 The peace treaties after the First World War
p98 Russia and the USSR 1905-1941
p137 Germany 1918-1945
p183 The USA 1919-1941
p228 The League of Nations
p255 Causes of the Second World War
p279 The world at war 1939-1945
p318 The beginnings of the Cold War : 1945-1949
p336 The Cold War 1950-1975
p366 The USA 1941-1980
p397 Eastern Europe and the Cold War 1948-1989