Oxford AQA GCSE History: Conflict and Tension between East and West 1945-1972
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Oxford AQA GCSE History: Conflict and Tension between East and West 1945-1972

By Aaron Wilkes, Tim Williams
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Book Description

This Student Book is written specifically to match the new 2016 AQA GCSE History specification, and is developed by Aaron Wilkes, an experienced Head of History, and Jon Cloake, an author with examining experience. Features such as Sources, Practice Questions and Study Tips help students prepare for the new AQA exams.

Table of Contents
  • Front Cover
  • Title Page
  • Contents
  • Introduction to the Oxford AQA GCSE History series
  • Timeline
  • Part one The origins of the Cold War
    • Chapter 1: The end of the Second World War
      • 1.1 What was the Cold War?
      • 1.2 Capitalism versus communism
      • 1.3 How did the world react to the Russian Revolution?
      • 1.4 What were relations like before 1945?
      • 1.5 Peace in Europe?
      • 1.6 The Yalta Conference
      • 1.7 The Potsdam Conference
      • 1.8 What was the effect of the atomic bomb?
    • Chapter 2: The Iron Curtain and the evolution of East-West rivalry
      • 2.1 The Iron Curtain
      • 2.2 What was the Truman Doctrine?
      • 2.3 What was the Marshall Plan?
      • 2.4 How did Stalin respond to the Marshall Plan?
      • 2.5 The Berlin Blockade
      • 2.6 The Berlin Airlift
      • How to...write an account
    • Chapter 3: The significance of events in Asia for superpower relations
      • 3.1 Communism in China
      • 3.2 The Korean War
      • 3.3 The Vietnam War
  • Part two The development of the Cold War
    • Chapter 4: Military rivalries
      • 4.1 NATO and the Warsaw Pact
      • 4.2 Why was there a space race?
      • 4.3a What was the arms race?
      • 4.3B What was the arms race?
    • Chapter 5: The ‘thaw’
      • 5.1 Why was there an uprisingin Hungary in 1956?
      • 5.2 The superpowers’ response tothe Hungarian Uprising
      • 5.3 A world of spies: Reds under the bed?
      • 5.4 A world of spies: the U2 Crisis
      • 5.5 The Paris Peace Summit, 1960
      • How to... analyse sources
    • Chapter 6: The Berlin Wall
      • 6.1A Berlin: a divided city
      • 6.1B Berlin: a divided city
      • 6.2 Kennedy and Berlin
  • Part three Transformation of the Cold War
    • Chapter 7: Tensions over Cuba
      • 7.1 America’s backyard: revolution in Cuba
      • 7.2 What happened at the Bay of Pigs?
      • 7.3A The Cuban Missile Crisis
      • 7.3B The Cuban Missile Crisis
      • 7.4 What were the results of the Cuban Missile Crisis?
    • Chapter 8: Czechoslovakia
      • 8.1 The Prague Spring, 1968
      • 8.2 How did the Soviets respond to the Prague Spring?
      • 8.3 How did events in Czechoslovakia affect East-West relations?
      • 8.4 What was the Brezhnev Doctrine?
    • Chapter 9: An easing of tension
      • 9.1 Sources of tension
      • 9.2A Détente
      • 9 . 2B Détente
      • How to...respond to statements
  • Practice Questions for Paper 1: Conflict and Tension between East and West 1945–1972
  • Glossary
  • Index
  • Acknowledgements
  • Back Cover
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