Europe and the Cold War, 1945-1991

Europe and the Cold War, 1945-1991

By (author) David Williamson

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Ensure your students have access to the authoritative and in-depth content of this popular and trusted A Level History series. For over twenty years Access to History has been providing students with reliable, engaging and accessible content on a wide range of topics. Each title in the series provides comprehensive coverage of different history topics on current AS and A2 level history specifications, alongside exam-style practice questions and tips to help students achieve their best. The series: - Ensures students gain a good understanding of the AS and A2 level history topics through an engaging, in-depth and up-to-date narrative, presented in an accessible way. - Aids revision of the key A level history topics and themes through frequent summary diagrams - Gives support with assessment, both through the books providing exam-style questions and tips for AQA, Edexcel and OCR A level history specifications and through FREE model answers with supporting commentary at Access to History online (www.accesstohistory.co.uk) Europe and the Cold War 1945-1991 The book starts by examining the crucial events of 1944-7, which led to the break down of the Second World War alliance between the 'Big Three' and the onset of the Cold War. It shows how the Cold War shaped post-war Europe through the creation of two great military and economic blocs. Key events such as the Berlin bockade of 1948-9, the Hungarian revolt of 1956, the second Berlin crisis of 1958-61 and collapse of Communism from 1989-91.

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  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 170 x 242 x 12mm | 439.99g
  • 01 Nov 2007
  • HODDER EDUCATION
  • London
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 20
  • 0340907002
  • 9780340907009
  • 80,504

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David G. Williamson is a retired Head of History. He has written several texts for AS and A2, and undergraduate level.

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