Oxford AQA History: A Level and AS Component 2: Revolution and Dictatorship: Russia 1917-1953

Oxford AQA History: A Level and AS Component 2: Revolution and Dictatorship: Russia 1917-1953

By Sally Waller, Chris Rowe
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Retaining well-loved features from the previous editions, Revolution and Dictatorship has been approved by AQA and matched to the new 2015 specification. This textbook explores in-depth the practice of communism in Russia. It focuses on key ideas such as Marxism, Leninism and Stalinism, ideological control and dictatorship, and covers events and developments with precision.Students can further develop vital skills such as historical interpretations and source
analyses via specially selected sources and extracts. Practice questions and study tips provide additional support to help familiarise students with the new exam style questions, and help them achieve their best in the exam.

Table of Contents
  • Front Cover
  • Title Page
  • Contents
  • Introduction to features
  • AQA History specification overview
  • Introduction to the Oxford AQA History series
  • Timeline
  • Introduction
  • Part One The Russian Revolution and the rise of Stalin, 1917–1929
    • 1 Dissent and revolution, 1917
      • 1 The condition of Russia before the revolution of February/March 1917
      • 2 The February/March Revolution of 1917
      • 3 Developments between the revolutions of 1917
      • 4 The October/November 1917 revolution
    • 2 Bolshevik consolidation, 1918–1924
      • 5 The consolidation of the Communist dictatorship
      • 6 The civil war
      • 7 Economic and social developments
      • 8 Foreign relations and the attitudes of foreign powers
    • 3 Stalin’s rise to power, 1924–1929
      • 9 The power vacuum and power struggle
      • 10 Ideological debates and issues in the leadership struggle
      • 11 Economic developments
      • 12 Government, propaganda and foreign relations
  • Part Two Stalin’s rule, 1929–1953
    • 4 Economy and society, 1929–1941
      • 13 Agricultural and social developments in the countryside
      • 14 Industrial and social developments in towns and cities
      • 15 The development of the Stalin cult
      • 16 The social and economic condition of the Soviet Union by 1941
    • 5 Stalinism, politics and control,1929–1943
      • 17 Dictatorship and Stalinism
      • 18 The Yezhovshchina
      • 19 Culture and society
      • 20 Stalin and international relations
    • 6 The Great Patriotic War and Stalin’s dictatorship, 1941–1953
      • 21 The Great Patriotic War and its impacton the Soviet Union, 1941–1945
      • 22 The defeat of the Germans
      • 23 'High Stalinism’, 1945–1953
      • 24 The transformation of the Soviet Union’s international position
  • Conclusion
  • Glossary
  • Bibliography
  • Acknowledgements
  • Index
  • Back Cover
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