OCR A Historical Themes: Russia and Its Rulers 1855-1964

OCR A Historical Themes: Russia and Its Rulers 1855-1964

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By (author) Andrew Holland

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  • Publisher: HODDER EDUCATION
  • Format: Paperback | 208 pages
  • Dimensions: 166mm x 238mm x 16mm | 381g
  • Publication date: 28 June 2010
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0340983701
  • ISBN 13: 9780340983706
  • Edition statement: New.
  • Illustrations note: black and white photos and diagrams
  • Sales rank: 266,537

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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) Russia and its Rulers 1855-1964 This title examines the nature of Russian government and its influence on society and people. The theme is explored under the following headings: * The Nature of Russian Government * The Opposition to Regimes * The Impact of the Dictatorial Regimes on Economy and Society * War and Revolution and the Development of Government

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Andrew Holland is an experienced A Level and IB teacher. He is the author of a number of A Level texts - including titles in the Access to History, My Revision Notes and OCR A Level History series.

Table of contents

Chronology of key events Introduction Chapter 1: The Nature of Russian Government 1 Ideologies 2 Government structures and institutions 3 Conclusion An assessment of two A2 essays: Grades A and C Chapter 2: The Opposition to Regimes 1 The changing nature of opposition 2 Methods of repression to control opposition 3 Reform as a method to deal with opposition 4 Conclusion An assessment of two A2 essays: Grades A* and C Chapter 3: Impact of Dictatorial Regimes on Economy and Society 1 The extent of economic change 2 The extent of social change 3 Living and working conditions of rural and urban people 4 Civil rights 5 Conclusion An assessment of two A2 essays: Grades A* and C Chapter 4: War and Revolution and the Development of Government 1 The Crimean War 1853-6 2 The Russo-Turkish War 1877-8 3 The Russo-Japanese War 1904-5 4 The First World War 1914-18 5 The Russian Revolution 1917 6 The Russian Civil War 1917-21 7 The Second World War 1939-45 8 The Cold War 1947-64 9 Conclusion An assessment of two A2 essays: Grades A* and C Mark Schemes for Assessing Essays Select Reading list Glossary Index