Oxford AQA History: A Level and AS Component 2: The Cold War c1945-1991

Oxford AQA History: A Level and AS Component 2: The Cold War c1945-1991

By Sally Waller, John Aldred, A Mamaux
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Retaining well-loved features from the previous editions,The Cold War has been approved by AQA and matched to the new 2015 specification. This textbook explores in depth the evolving course of international relations during an era of tension between communist and capitalist powers. It focuses on key ideas such as communism and anti-communism, aggression and détente, and the power of nuclear technology, 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 familiarize students with the new exam style questions, and help them achieve their best in the

Table of Contents
  • Front Cover
  • Title Page
  • Contents
  • Introduction to features
  • AQA History specification overview
  • Introduction to the Oxford AQA History series
  • Timeline
  • Introduction to this book
  • Part One To the brink of Nuclear War: international relations, c1945–1963
    • 1 The Origins of the Cold War,c1945–1949
      • 1 US, British and USSR relations in 1945
      • 2 Developing tensions up to 1948
      • 3 The USA’s involvement in Europe
      • 4 Conflict over Germany, 1947–49
    • 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
    • 3 The Global 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
  • Part One From détente to the end of the Cold War, c1963–1991
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
  • Conclusion
  • Glossary
  • Bibliography
  • Acknowledgements
  • Index
  • Back Cover
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