Edexcel GCSE Modern World History

Edexcel GCSE Modern World History

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This title is being updated to support the 'strengthened' GCSE specification for first exam Summer 2015 Provide complete support for your GCSE Modern World History candidates with best-selling books and digital resources from an author you can really trust. An Edexcel specific edition of the best selling textbook for GCSE Modern World History. It comprehensively covers the Edexcel specification and provides a winning combination that will meet the needs of all students. - clear, engaging and provocative author text which brings the period to life and summarises complicated history clearly without being simplistic - Focus Tasks which steadily deepen students' understanding of the content (exactly targeting each topic of the Edexcel specification) while progressively building their history skills - original and relevant source material - written and visual - all of which is used for historical investigation not just for illustration - state-of-the-art ICT support in the form of a Dynamic Learning network CD-ROM from an author who leads the field in developing the use of ICT to help refine students historical thinking - authoritative interpretation of the Edexcel specification by experienced trainers - supported by comprehensive Teacher's Resource Book available in print and on CD, and high-quality, full colour, authoritative revision materials In its first and second editions this book has provided students with what they need to achieve top grades; and provided teachers with what they need to teach a rewarding and worthwhile course. A winning combination - don't settle for less.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 408 pages
  • 216 x 276 x 24mm | 1,124g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • Full colour throughout
  • 0340981822
  • 9780340981825
  • 302,707

Table of contents

Unit 1 Peace and War: International Relations, 1900-1991 1: Why did war break out? International rivalry, 1900-14 2: The peace settlement, 1918-28 3: Why did war break out in 1939? International relations, 1929-39 4: How did the Cold War develop? 1943-56 5: Three Cold War crises, 1957-69 6: Why did the Cold War end? 1970-91 Exam focus Unit 2: Modern World Depth Studies 7: Germany, 1918-39 Exam focus 8: Russia, 1917-39 Exam focus 9: The USA, 1919-41 Exam focus Unit 3: Modern World Source Enquiry 10: War and the transformation of British society, c.1903-28 11: War and the transformation of British society, c.1931-51 12: A divided union? The USA, 1945-70 Exam focus Unit 4: Representations of History Controlled Assessmentshow more

About Ben Walsh

Ben Walsh and Christopher Culpin are both experienced GCSE history teachers and best-selling authors in Modern World History for GCSE. Ben Walsh is a celebrated expert in the use of digital technology in history teaching. As well as writing best selling books for GCSE Modern World History he has been the key developer of the highly praised Learning Curve online exhibitions for the National Archives (formerly the Public Record Office) and he has blazed a trail in the use of digital video archives in the teaching of GCSE history.show more

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