Oxford AQA GCSE History: Conflict and Tension First World War 1894-1918
$18.74

Oxford AQA GCSE History: Conflict and Tension First World War 1894-1918

By Aaron Wilkes
US$ 18.74
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Book Description

This Student Book is written specifically to match the new 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
  • Contents
  • Intro to this book and overview of features
  • Timeline
  • Part one The causes of the First World War
    • Chapter 1: : The Alliance System
      • 1.1A Who were the great powers of Europe before the War?
      • 1.1B Who were the great powers of Europe before the War?
      • 1.1C Who were the great powers of Europe before the War?
      • 1.1D Who were the great powers of Europe before the War?
      • 1.1E Who were the great powers of Europe before the War?
      • 1.2 Europe splits into two armed camps
      • 1.3 The Moroccan crises
      • 1.4A Problems in the Balkans
      • 1.4B Problems in the Balkans
    • Chapter 2: Anglo-German rivalry
      • 2.1 What was Britain’s ‘Splendid Isolation?’
      • 2.2 The aims of Kaiser Wilhelm II
      • 2.3 The arms race
    • Chapter 3: Outbreak of war
      • 3.1A Black Hand and murder in Sarajevo
      • 3.1B Black Hand and murder in Sarajevo
      • 3.2 Countdown to war
      • How to… write an account
  • Part two The First World War: Stalemate
    • Chapter 4: The Schlieffen Plan
      • 4.1 What was the Schlieffen Plan?
      • 4.2A The failure of the war plans
      • 4.2B The failure of the war plans
    • Chapter 5: The Western Front
      • 5.1A What was trench warfare?
      • 5.1B What was trench warfare?
      • 5.2 Life in the trenches
      • 5.3 The weapons of trench warfare
      • 5.4A Key battles on the Western Front: Verdun
      • 5.4B Key battles on the Western Front: the Somme
      • 5.4C Key battles on the Western Front: Passchendaele
    • Chapter 6: The wider war
      • 6.1A The Gallipoli Campaign
      • 6.1B The Gallipoli Campaign
      • 6.2A The war at sea
      • 6.2B The war at sea
      • 6.3 The war in the air
      • 6.4 The war in the wider world
      • How to… analyse sources
  • Part three Ending the war
    • Chapter 7: Changes in the Allied Forces
      • 7.1 Russia leaves the war
      • 7.2 The USA enters the war
    • Chapter 8: Military developments in 1918
      • 8.1A The impact of new tactics and technology
      • 8.1B The impact of new tactics and technology
      • 8.2A Ludendorff’s Spring Offensive
      • 8.2B Ludendorff’s Spring Offensive
      • 8.3 The Hundred Days
    • Chapter 9: Germany surrenders
      • 9.1 The impact of war on the home fronts
      • 9.2 The end of the war
      • 9.3A Why was Germany defeated?
      • 9.3B Why was Germany defeated?
      • How to… respond to statements
  • Practice Questions for Paper 1: Conflict and Tension: The First World War 1894–1918
  • Glossary
  • Index
  • Acknowledgements
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