Revision for AQA: GCSE Modern World History

Revision for AQA: GCSE Modern World History


By (author) Ben Walsh, By (author) Wayne Birks, By (author) Steven Waugh, By (author) David Ferriby

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  • Publisher: Hodder Murray
  • Format: Paperback | 240 pages
  • Dimensions: 211mm x 298mm x 14mm | 774g
  • Publication date: 30 November 2003
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0719577381
  • ISBN 13: 9780719577383
  • Illustrations note: b&w illustrations
  • Sales rank: 456,289

Product description

This is an updated edition of "Modern World History", which has been revised to meet all the core requirements of AQA's 2003 Modern World History specification.It follows the format of the first edition, with the same user-friendly style that can improve students' exam grades. It selects the content that forms the basis for the most popular AQA exam questions and presents this content in a way that makes it easy to revise. Each chapter includes analysis of past AQA exam questions, explains what examiners are looking for in students' answers and helps readers direct their revision accordingly. The text also helps students plan their revision to avoid last-minute panics and encourages active revision with carefully structured in-built revision tasks.

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Author information

Ben Walsh is the author of the best-selling GCSE Modern World History and an Assistant Examiner on OCR Modern World History. Wayne Birks is Deputy Head of Casterton Community College, Rutland. Steve Waugh and David Ferriby are Principal Examiners in Modern World History with Edexcel and AQA respectively.

Table of contents

Part 1 Revising for AQA Paper 1 - conflict in the Modern World: Europe 1900-1914; The Treaty of Versailles; The League of Nations; Hitler's foreign policy 1933-1939; the start of the Cold War - 1945-1949; Cold War crises - 1949-1963; detente in the Cold War - 1963-1978; the end of the Cold War - 1979-1991; Britain in the First World War; Britain in the Second Wold War. Part 2 Revising for AQA Paper 2 - depth studies: Russia/USSR, 1914-1941; Germany, 1918-1939; the USA, 1919-1941; Britain, 1905-1951.