OCR GCSE Modern World History (History In Focus)

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9780340981832: OCR GCSE Modern World History (History In Focus)
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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 OCR specific edition of the best selling textbook for GCSE Modern World History. It comprehensively covers the OCR 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 focus point of the 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 OCR specification by an experienced trainer

- associated Teacher's Resource Book and OCR Revision Guide also available
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.
Contents:
SECTION 1 - OCR PAPER 1 CORE CONTENT: INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, 1919-2005

Part 1: The Inter-War Years, 1919-39


- Were the peace treaties of 1919-23 fair?

- To what extent was the League of Nations a success?

- Why had international peace collapsed by 1939

Part 2: The Cold War, 1945-75

- Who was to blame for the Cold War?

- Who won the Cuban Missile Crisis?

- Why did the USA fail in Vietnam?

Part 3: A New World? 1948-2005

- How secure was the USSR's control over eastern Europe, 1948-89

- What is the significance of the Iraq War?
SECTION 2 - OCR PAPER 1 DEPTH STUDIES

- Causes and events of the First World War, 1890-1918

- Germany, 1918-45

- Russia, 1905-41

- The USA, 1919-41
SECTION 3 - OCR PAPER 2 BRITISH DEPTH STUDIES

- How was British society changed, 1890-1918?

- How far did British society change, 1939-75?

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This is an outstanding book, which contains excellent detailed text with a really good range of sources around each subject area which are useful in both class and for homework. (Amazon Reviewer)

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Provide complete support for your GCSE Modern World History candidates with best-selling books and digital resources from an author you can really trust.

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