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Series: History+ for Edexcel A level
Publication Date: 26 Jun 2015
Suitable for: Secondary (Year 12, Year 13)
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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.
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
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,
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