Stalin's Russia, 1924-53, 4th edition
Access to History Series
By Michael Lynch
Distrubuted by Trans-Atlantic Publications Inc.
146 pages, Illustrated
$32.50 Paper Original
The Access to History series is the most popular and trusted series for AS and A level history students. The new editions combine all the strengths of this well-loved series with a new design and features that allow all students access to the content and study skills needed to achieve exam success. This is a new edition of the bestselling title 'Bolshevik and Stalinist Russia 1918–56' which now focuses on the period from 1924–53. It has been revised and fully updated for the 2008 AS specifications for Edexcel and AQA, providing both a narrative and an analysis of the impact of Stalin’s leadership on the USSR.
It examines Stalin’s rise to power following Lenin’s death in 1924, the nature of his rule, the economic changes he brought about and his foreign policies. Finally, a concluding chapter focuses on what life was like in Stalinist Russia. Throughout the book key dates, terms and issues are highlighted, and historical interpretations of key debates are outlined. Summary diagrams are included to consolidate knowledge and understanding of the period, and exam-style questions and tips written by examiners for each specification provide the opportunity to develop exam skills.
About the Author(s):
- Revised edition for the requirements of the 2008 AQA and Edexcel AS specifications
- Study guides written by examiners contain exercises and advice on tackling differentiated exam questions for AS Level.
- Contains the latest historical interpretations of themes and issues.
- Features include: points to consider, key issues and key dates.
- Features such as key definitions and questions to aid learning.
- More support with assessment and exam skills.
- Designed to allow greater accessibility to a wide range of AS students.
Modern History Lecturer Leicester University; Best-selling Access To History author.
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