Questions and Analysis in History

Series Editors: Stephen J. Lee, Sean Lang, Jocelyn Hunt

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.

  • Hitler and Nazi Germany

    2nd Edition

    By Stephen J. Lee

    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…

    Paperback – 2009-11-25
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  • The Weimar Republic

    2nd Edition

    By Stephen J. Lee

    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…

    Paperback – 2009-06-04
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  • The Reign of Elizabeth I

    1558–1603

    By Stephen J. Lee

    Covering the period from 1558–1603, The Reign of Elizabeth I looks at all the important aspects of the reign of the last of the Tudor monarchs. The volume gives students the critical tools to enable them to perform to their best ability, drawing together the main issues on each topic and providing…

    Paperback – 2007-10-29
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  • The Mid Tudors

    Edward VI and Mary, 1547–1558

    By Stephen J. Lee

    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…

    Paperback – 2006-08-31
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  • Russia and the USSR, 1855–1991

    Autocracy and Dictatorship

    By Stephen J. Lee

    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…

    Paperback – 2005-12-21
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  • Gladstone and Disraeli

    By Stephen J. Lee

    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…

    Paperback – 2005-02-15
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  • Lenin and Revolutionary Russia

    By Stephen J. Lee

    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…

    Paperback – 2003-09-04
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  • Mussolini and Fascism

    By Patricia Knight

    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…

    Paperback – 2003-05-22
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  • Churchill

    By Samantha Heywood

    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…

    Paperback – 2003-02-20
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  • Anglo-Irish Relations

    1798–1922

    By Nick Pelling

    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…

    Paperback – 2002-12-12
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  • The Early Stuart Kings, 1603-1642

    By Graham E Seel, Graham E. Seel, David L. Smith

    In 1603 King James I ascended the throne to become the first King of a united England and Scotland. There followed a period of increasing religious and political discord, culminating in the English Civil War. The Early Stuart Kings, 1603-1642 explores these complex events and the roles of the key…

    Paperback – 2001-02-22
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  • Spain 1474–1598

    By Jocelyn Hunt

    The rise of Spain from obscurity to the position of one of Europe's greatest powers is centrally important in the history of Western Europe in the sixteenth century. Spain 1474–1598 explores key themes including the unification of Spain and the domestic and foreign policies of each of the monarchs,…

    Paperback – 2000-11-16
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  • The First World War

    By Ian J. Cawood, David McKinnon-Bell

    The First World War examines the outbreak, events themselves and aftermath of the Great War, and the political, social and economic effects on the European countries involved. Important themes explored include :* recruitment and propaganda* women's involvement in the war* protest and pacifism* the…

    Paperback – 2000-09-28
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  • The Spanish Civil War

    By Andrew Forrest

    The Spanish Civil War was one of the bloodiest conflicts of the modern era. This book covers: * its background with the fall of the monarchy and the Second Republic* Franco and Fascism* the conflict itself* the role of foreign powers* the legacy of the war. Including narrative, questions and…

    Paperback – 2000-04-13
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  • British Foreign and Imperial Policy 1865–1919

    By Graham Goodlad

    British Foreign and Imperial Policy explores Britains role in International Affairs from the age of Gladstone and Disraeli to the end of the First World War, exploring such themes as Britain's involvement in the Scramble for Africa, the Anglo-Boer War, the foreign policy of Lord Salisbury and the…

    Paperback – 1999-10-21
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  • The English Wars and Republic, 1637–1660

    By Graham E. Seel

    The English Civil Wars explores the period of turmoil in British history from 1637 and the latter part of the reign of Charles I, to the restoration with Charles II in 1660. The religious and political crises surrounding the Civil Wars, and the key personalities of Charles I and Oliver Cromwell…

    Paperback – 1999-07-22
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  • Stalin and the Soviet Union

    By Stephen J. Lee

    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…

    Paperback – 1999-06-24
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  • The Renaissance

    By Jocelyn Hunt

    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…

    Paperback – 1999-05-13
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  • Tudor Government

    By T.A. Morris

    Tudor Government looks at English government across all the Tudor reigns, including those of Henry VIII, Mary and Elizabeth, and explores such themes as: the role of parliament law and order the government of the church the personal role of the monarch.…

    Paperback – 1999-05-13
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  • The Cold War

    By Bradley Lightbody

    The Cold War examines the complex arguments which divided East and West following the end of the Second World War, and analyzes its eight major phases, including: * the emergence of the Cold War* Coexistence and Detente* Glasnost in the late 1980s. Combining factual overview and background…

    Paperback – 1999-04-22
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  • Parliamentary Reform 1785–1928

    By Sean Lang

    Parliamentary Reform 1785–1928 surveys the dynamically changing role of the British Parliament from the pre-reformed Parliament through: the 1832 Great Reform Act Chartism the campaign for working class suffrage Catholic emancipation the long struggle for the granting of female suffrage. Beginning…

    Paperback – 1999-03-11
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  • Imperial Germany 1871–1918

    By Stephen J. Lee

    Imperial Germany, 1871-1918 explores the rise of Germany as a nation state and a European power centre, through to the humiliation of the state in the First World War. Covering both domestic and foreign policy, this key text combines historical detail, questions and analysis and evaluation of…

    Paperback – 1998-11-05
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  • The French Revolution

    By Jocelyn Hunt

    In the French Revolution, Jocelyn Hunt examines the major issues and background to the revolution, including its causes, and disputes as to when it ended. The author also surveys the views of historians on this period and looks at wider questions such as the nature of revolution.Beginning with the…

    Paperback – 1998-08-20
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