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Questions and Analysis in History


About the Series

Questions and Analysis in History contain the key elements essential to the study of history, whilst also offering a guide to best practice in essay writing and history skills. Each chapter of every book is organized around the key questions which historians debate, and hence, examiners look for. In addition, these short texts include a systematic examination of a variety of primary sources through questions and worked answers.
Through presenting analysis of source material as answers to questions, these books offer:
* a model of essay writing which reflects the skills required of students
* guidance with exam revision by focusing on type of questions set
* insight into the approach expected by examiners
* a starting point to launch students into their own investigations
* aid in acquiring sound techniques
* preparation for essays and document based questions
* promotion of discussion in class.
The series is regarded as the set of books that will push the student to an A grade. The books are both stretching and stimulating, and students have founf them invaluable during their revision for the final exams.

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Stalin and the Soviet Union

Stalin and the Soviet Union

1st Edition

By Stephen J. Lee
June 24, 1999

Stalin and the Soviet Union offers new interpretations of recently uncovered archives examining the Soviet leader's domestic and foreign policy. It covers core topics such as: * Stalin's rise to power* the economy* society* culture* the Cold War* the Second World War* terror. For all students of ...

Mussolini and Fascism

Mussolini and Fascism

1st Edition

By Patricia Knight
May 22, 2003

The early twentieth century in Italy was a crucial period in its history. Mussolini and Fascism surveys all the important issues and topics of the period including the origins and rise of Fascism, Mussolini as Prime Minister and Dictator, the Totalitarian state, foreign policy and the Second World ...

The Weimar Republic

The Weimar Republic

2nd Edition

By Stephen J. Lee
June 04, 2009

The Weimar Republic provides a comprehensive introduction to Germany in the aftermath of the First World War. Exploring themes including the formation of the Republic, the impact of the Treaty of Versailles and the Republic’s problems and achievements, it is an invaluable study guide. This second ...

Hitler and Nazi Germany

Hitler and Nazi Germany

2nd Edition

By Stephen J. Lee
November 25, 2009

Hitler and Nazi Germany provides a concise introduction to Hitler’s rise to power and Nazi domestic and foreign policies through to the end of the Second World War. Combining narrative, the views of different historians, interpretation and a selection of sources, this book provides a concise ...

Lenin and Revolutionary Russia

Lenin and Revolutionary Russia

1st Edition

By Stephen J. Lee
September 04, 2003

Lenin and Revolutionary Russia examines the background to and the course of the Russian Revolution of 1917 and Lenin's regime. It explores all the key aspects such as the development of the Bolsheviks as a revolutionary party, the 1905 Revolution, the collapse of the Tsarists, the Russian Civil War...

The Mid Tudors Edward VI and Mary, 1547–1558

The Mid Tudors: Edward VI and Mary, 1547–1558

1st Edition

By Stephen J. Lee
August 31, 2006

Covering the period from 1547 to 1558, The Mid Tudors explores the reigns of Edward VI and Mary. Stephen J. Lee examines all the key issues debated by historians, including the question as to whether there was a mid-Tudor crisis. Using a wide variety of sources and historiography, Lee also looks at...

Russia and the USSR, 1855–1991 Autocracy and Dictatorship

Russia and the USSR, 1855–1991: Autocracy and Dictatorship

1st Edition

By Stephen J. Lee
December 21, 2005

From a renowned name in A Level history publishing, this is a Questions and Analysis title on a major period in Russian History. With all three exam boards offering modules on this popular subject at A Level, this book is an absolute must-have. Looking at the many different aspects of the period ...

The Renaissance

The Renaissance

1st Edition

By Jocelyn Hunt
May 13, 1999

The Renaissance presents the panorama of Europe in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, exploring such themes as: the origins and causes of humanism Renaissance monarchies the Reformation geographical exploration science artistic movements. The book includes narrative introductions to each issue...

Anglo-Irish Relations 1798–1922

Anglo-Irish Relations: 1798–1922

1st Edition

By Nick Pelling
December 12, 2002

Providing essays, sources with questions and worked answers, together with background to each topic within Irish history, Nick Pelling provides a good foundational text for the study of Anglo-Irish relations. For centuries the relationship between Ireland and England has been difficult. Anglo-Irish...

Gladstone and Disraeli

Gladstone and Disraeli

1st Edition

By Stephen J. Lee
February 15, 2005

Gladstone and Disraeli surveys and compares the careers of these two influential Prime Ministers. Stephen J. Lee examines how Gladstone and Disraeli emerged as leaders of the two leading parties and goes on to consider their time in power, analyzing many different aspects of their careers. Using a...

Churchill

Churchill

1st Edition

By Samantha Heywood
February 20, 2003

Churchill examines the influential career of Winston Churchill, British Prime Minster during the Second World War and from 1951–55. It discusses his early career as Secretary of State for War and Air and Chancellor of the Exchequer, Churchill as Warlord, and Churchill in opposition and the 1951 ...

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