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History+ for Edexcel A level
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History+ for Edexcel A level: Communist States in the Twentieth Century : student book

Series: History+ for Edexcel A level

Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781471837913

Publication Date: 26 Jun 2015

Subject: History

Suitable for: Secondary (Year 12, Year 13)

Endorsed for Edexcel.

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Summary

Endorsed for Edexcel.

Develop high-level skills in Edexcel A Level History through expert narrative and extended reading, including bespoke essays from current academics in the historical interpretations section.

-Build a strong understanding of the period studied with authoritative,
well-researched content written in an accessible and engaging style.
-Ensure continual improvement in students' essay writing, interpretation
and source analysis skills, using practice questions and trusted guidance
on successfully answering exam-style questions.
-Encourage students to undertake rolling revision and self-assessment by
referring to end-of-chapter summaries and diagrams across the years.
-Help students monitor their progress and consolidate their knowledge
through note-making activities and peer-support tasks.
-Provide students with the opportunity to analyse and evaluate works of
real history, with specially commissioned historians' essays and extracts
from academic works on the historical interpretations.

Contents

Introduction

Paper 1 - Russia, 1917-91: from Lenin to Yeltsin
Theme 1 Communist government in the USSR, 1917-85
Theme 2 Industrial and agricultural change, 1917-85
Theme 3 Control of the people, 1917-85
Theme 4 Social developments, 1917-85
Historical interpretations

Paper 2 - Mao's China, 1949-76
The big picture
Key Topic 1 Establishing communist rule, 1949-57
Key Topic 2 Agriculture and industry, 1949-65
Key Topic 3 The Cultural Revolution and its aftermath, 1966-76
Key Topic 4 Social and cultural changes, 1949-76

Paper 2 - The German Democratic Republic, 1949-90
The big picture
Key Topic 1 Establishing and consolidating communist rule in the GDR,
1949-61
Key Topic 2 The development of the East German state, 1961-85
Key Topic 3 Life in East Germany, 1949-85
Key Topic 4 Growing crises and the collapse of communist rule in the
GDR, 1985-90

Glossary
Acknowledgements
Answers
Index

Category
NF
Subject
History
Dewey
940.271
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Illustrator
Illustrations
Col and B & W illus and photos
Publisher
Pub. date
26 Jun 2015
Edition
Original
ISBN
9781471837913
BIC code
Binding
Paperback
Pages
472
Width
214mm
Height
276mm
Weight
1280g
Index
Yes
Contents page
Yes
Glossary
Yes
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