Flagship History: Europe 1870-1991

Flagship History: Europe 1870-1991

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A comprehensive AS and A-level History text on Europe in the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries, written by experienced teachers who are also examiners. Includes historical interpretations, document source questions, explanation of difficult words and concepts and a study skills section for exam preparation. 1) Europe 1870-1991: a synoptic assessment 2) The Consolidation of Russian Conservatism 1855-1894 3) Germany under Bismarck 1871-1890 4) Wilhelmine Germany, 1888-1918 5) The Crisis of Russian Autocracy 1894-1914 6) The Causes and Course of the First World War 7) The Russian Revolution 1917-1924 8) The USSR under Stalin 1924-1941 9) Italy 1870-1943 10) Germany, 1918-1945 11) The Twenty Years Truce: International Relations, 1919-1939 12) The Second World War 13) Europe and the Cold War, 1945-1991 14) The Development of Western Europe, 1945-1991 Further Reading Indexshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 464 pages
  • 192 x 260 x 28mm | 1,161.21g
  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • Collins Educational
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 80 b/w illus, Index
  • 0007173776
  • 9780007173778
  • 135,422

About Terry Morris

Derrick Murphy attended the universities of East Anglia, Birmingham and London and is an Educational Consultant. Formerly editor and contributor of the 'Modern History Review' he has extensive knowledge and experience of educational assessment. He has been Principal Examiner for GCE A level History at AQA, OCR and Cambridge University International Examinations. He has also been involved with assessment at Key Stage 3 and GCSE with AQA and a senior examiner with the International Baccalaureate. He has written specifications and syllabuses for examination boards within the UK but also for Hong Kong, Singapore and South Africa. Terry Morris is Head of History, University College School, London. Author of European History 1848 -1945show more

Review quote

TES review of the first book in the series (Britain 1815-1918): Put out more flags Hard-pressed heads of History with budgets to manage must have been waiting impatiently for years for someone to reinvent the one-volume textbook at a reasonable price. Collins have done it.show more

Table of contents

Synoptic chapter - Europe 1870-1989; the consolidation of Russian conservatism 1855-1894; Germany under Bismarck 1871-1890; the Third French Republic; the crisis of Russian aristocracy, 1894-1917; Germany and Austria-Hungary 1890-1914; the causes and course of World War I; Russia in revolution, 1917-1924; the USSR under Stalin 1924-1953; democracy in crisis between the wars - France, Spain, Hungary, Poland; Italy 1870-1945; Germany 1918-1945; international relations 1919-1945; World War II; the Cold War; the move to Western European Union.show more