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    DescriptionDepend on SHP's comprehensive and best-selling core texts to enrich your understanding of A Level History. SHP Advanced History Core Texts are the Schools History Project's acclaimed books for A level History. They offer: - clear and penetrating narrative - comprehensively explaining the content required for examination success - thought provoking and relevant activities that explore the content and help students think analytically about the subject - thorough exam preparation through carefully designed tasks that address the distinctive requirements of A Level history including guidance in essay writing and source-based investigations. - a wide range of revision strategies including structured content summaries Additional features include: - A focus route pathway for independent learners - Learning Trouble Spots - which address common misunderstandings - diagrammatic summaries of key areas of content and historical issues - accessible summaries of recent historical debates. - active learning approaches, including decision-making exercises Russia under Tsarism and Communism 1881-1953 this title is a comprehensive core text on Russian history from 1881 to the death of Stalin. It is a second edition of the bestselling Communist Russia under Lenin and Stalin. This second edition is extended to cover the Tsarist pre-revolutionary period. Major themes include - the nature of Tsarist rule in Russia and the causes and consequences of the 1905 revolution; - the causes and consequences of the Russian Revolution in 1917; - the nature, the achievements and failures of Lenin's and Stalin's Communist regimes; - the ongoing historiographical debate about this period and the current reinterpretations of it. Other improvements for this second edition include more streamlined coverage of Stalin's foreign policy.


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    Title
    Russia Under Tsarism and Communism 1881-1953
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Terry Fiehn, By (author) Chris Corin
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 408
    Width: 213 mm
    Height: 274 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 1,120 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781444124231
    ISBN 10: 1444124234
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: HBLL
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DVUA
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JJ
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBLW, HBJD
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JH
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    BIC educational purpose qualifier V2: 4KL
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.7T
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15570
    BISAC V2.8: HIS032000
    DC22: 947.08
    BISAC V2.8: HIS037070
    LC classification: DK
    BISAC V2.8: HIS037030, HIS012000
    Abridged Dewey: 947
    BIC subject category V2: 1DVUA, 3JJ, 3JH, 4KL
    Thema V1.0: NHD
    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    Black and white photos and diagrams throughout
    Publisher
    HODDER EDUCATION
    Imprint name
    HODDER EDUCATION
    Publication date
    30 March 2011
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Terry Fiehn is a former advisory teacher in London. He has been a consultant on SHP's GCSE books for the past two decades. Chris Corin was formerly Head of History at Worthing Sixth Form College and is an experienced assistant examiner with a major awarding body.
    Review quote
    Review of the first edition: 'This is a great book. You might have read Ron Grant's review of Hite and Hinton's Weimar and Nazi Germany in the same series. This is written at the same cracking standard.' Andrew Hunt, Scottish Association of History, Resources Review
    Table of contents
    SECTION 1: WHY DID THE TSARIST REGIME COLLAPSE IN 1917? 1. What were the challenges facing the tsarist regime at the end of the nineteenth century? 2. 1905 3. Could Tsarism have survived? 1906-1917 SECTION 2: WHY WERE THE BOLSHEVIKS SUCCESSFUL IN OCTOBER 1917? 4. Was the Provisional Government doomed from the beginning? 5. Was the Bolshevik seizure of power in October 1917 inevitable? SECTION 3: THE CONSOLIDATION OF THE BOLSHEVIK STATE 1917-24 6. How did the Bolsheviks survive the first few months in power? 7. How did the Bolsheviks win the Civil War? 8. How was the Bolshevik state consolidated between 1921 and 1924? SECTION 4: FROM LENIN TO STALIN 9. How significant is Lenin's contribution to history? 10. How did Stalin emerge as the sole leader of Russia? SECTION 5: HOW DID STALIN TRANSFORM THE ECONOMY OF THE USSR IN THE 1930S? 11. Why did Stalin make the Great Turn? 12. Was collectivisation a success? 13. How well planned were the Five-Year Plans? SECTION 6: HOW DID STALIN CONTROL THE USSR? 14. How far was Stalin responsible for the Great Terror? 15. The cult of the personality SECTION 7: SOVIET SOCIETY IN THE 1920S AND 1930S 16. Were Soviet culture and society transformed by the October Revolution? 17. Culture and society in a decade of turmoil SECTION 8: FROM PARIAH TO SAVIOUR: THE SOVIET UNION AND EUROPE 1921-1945 18. Alone in a hostile world: how did Soviet foreign policy develop between 1921 and 1941? 19. How was the Soviet Union able to turn disaster into victory in the Great Patriotic War? SECTION 9: STALIN'S FINAL YEARS AND CONCLUSION 20. Stalin's final years 1945-53 21. Conclusion