Revision for OCR: GCSE Modern World History

Revision for OCR: GCSE Modern World History


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

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  • Publisher: Hodder Murray
  • Format: Paperback | 200 pages
  • Dimensions: 211mm x 297mm x 10mm | 592g
  • Publication date: 28 February 2003
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0719577403
  • ISBN 13: 9780719577406
  • Edition: 2, Revised
  • Edition statement: 2nd Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: b&w illustrations
  • Sales rank: 588,161

Product description

This is a revised edition of "Revision for History: GCSE Modern World History", which has been updated to meet all the core requirements of OCR's 2003 Modern World History specification. It follows the format and style 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 OCR exam questions and presents this content in a way that makes it easy to revise. Each chapter includes analysis of past OCR 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 engaging and 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.

Table of contents

Core topics: British depth study - 1906-1918; the peace treaties after World War II; the League of Nations in the 1920s; the failure of the League of Nations in the 1930s; causes of World War II; the Cold War 1 - origins in Korea; the Cold War II - containment; the Cold War III - the collapse of Communism. Depth studies: The First World War; the USA between the wars; Germany 1918-1945; Russia 1917-1941.