Oxford AQA History for A Level: The Cold War 1945-1991 Revision Guide

Oxford AQA History for A Level: The Cold War 1945-1991 Revision Guide

By Alexis Mamaux
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This The Cold War 1945-1991 Revision Guide Kindle Edition is part of the bestselling Oxford AQA History for A Level series developed by Sally Waller. Written to match the new AQA specification, this series helps you deepen your historical knowledge and develop vital analytical and evaluation skills. This revision guide offers the clearly structured revision approach of Recap, Apply, and Review to prepare you for
exam success. Step-by-step exam practice strategies for all AQA question types are provided (including Source Analysis and essays linked to Key Concepts), as well as well-researched, targeted guidance based on what we now know from the new AQA examiner's reports on The Cold War. Our original author team is back, offering expert advice, AS and A Level
exam-style questions and Examiner Tips. Contents checklists help monitor revision progress; example student answers and suggested activity answers help you review your own work. This guide is perfect for use alongside the Student Books or as a stand-alone resource for independent revision.

Table of Contents
  • Contents
  • Introduction to this Revision Guide
  • How to master the AQA sources question
  • How to master the AQA essay question
  • AQA AS and A Level History mark schemes
  • The Cold War c1945–1991 timeline
  • PART ONE AS AND A LEVEL To the Brink of Nuclear War: International Relations, c1945–1963
    • SECTION 1 The Origins of the Cold War, c1945–1949
      • 1 US, British and Soviet relations in 1945
      • 2 Developing tensions up to 1948
      • 3 The USA’s involvement in Europe
      • 4 Conflict over Germany, 1947–49
    • SECTION 2 The Widening of the Cold War, 1949–1955
      • 5 US containment in action in Asia
      • 6 The Korean War, 1950–53
      • 7 Increasing Cold War tensions
      • 8 Alliances and shifts
    • SECTION 3 The Global Cold War, 1955–1963
      • 9 Khrushchev and East–West relations, 1955–60
      • 10 Cold War rivalries, 1955–63
      • 11 Conflict in Asia, 1955–63
      • 12 Confrontation between the superpowers
      • Exam Practice: AS Level sources sample answer
      • Exam Practice: AS Level essay sample answer
  • PART TWO A LEVEL From Détente to the End of the Cold War, c1963–1991
    • SECTION 4 Confrontation and cooperation, c1963–1972
      • 13 Confrontation in the Vietnam War
      • 14 President Nixon’s policies in Vietnam
      • 15 Cooperation
      • 16 Pressures on the USSR, c1963–72
    • SECTION 5 The Brezhnev era, 1972–1985
      • 17 The USA and Southeast Asia
      • 18 The extent of détente up to 1979
      • 19 The Second Cold War
      • 20 Developments in Africa and the Americas
      • Exam Practice: A Level sources sample answer
    • SECTION 6 The ending of the Cold War, 1985–1991
      • 21 Gorbachev and the ending of the Cold War
      • 22 The summits between the USA and the USSR
      • 23 The collapse of communism in the Eastern European satellite states
      • 24 The ending of Cold War tensions
      • Exam Practice: A Level essay sample answer
  • Activity answers guidance
  • Glossary
  • Top revision tips for A Level History
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