Oxford AQA History: A Level and AS Component 2: The Making of Modern Britain 1951-2007

Oxford AQA History: A Level and AS Component 2: The Making of Modern Britain 1951-2007

By Sally Waller, J M A Hugh
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Book Description

Retaining all the well-loved features from the previous editions, The Making of Modern Britain has been approved by AQA and matched to the 2015 specification. With a strong focus on skills building and exam practice, this book explores in depth the key political, economic, social and international changes which helped to mould Britain in the second half of the twentieth century. It focuses on key concepts such as government and opposition, class and cultural change,
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 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 to this book
  • Part One Building a new Britain, 1951–79
    • The affluent society: Britain,1 1951–64
      • 1 Conservative governments
      • 2 Economic developments
      • 3 Social developments
      • 4 Foreign relations
    • 2 The Sixties, 1964–70
      • 5 Wilson and the Labour governments
      • 6 Liberal reforming legislation
      • 7 Social and cultural change
      • 8 Foreign affairs
    • 3 The end of post-war consensus, 1970–79
      • 9 Heath's government
      • 10 Labour governments of Wilson and Callaghan
      • 11 Society in the 1970s
      • 12 Foreign affairs
  • Part Two Modern Britain, 1979–2007
    • 4 The impact of Thatcherism 1979–87
      • 13 The Thatcher governments
      • 14 Thatcher’s economic policies and their impact
      • 15 The impact of Thatcherism on society
      • 16 Foreign affairs
    • 5 Towards a new consensus, 1987–97
      • 17 The fall of Thatcher and the rise of Major
      • 18 The realignment of the Labour Party
      • 19 Social issues
      • 20 Foreign affairs
    • 6 The era of New Labour,1997–2007
      • 21 The labour governments
      • 22 The Conservative Party 1997–2007
      • 23 Social issues
      • 24 Foreign affairs
  • Conclusion
  • Glossary
  • Bibliography
  • Acknowledgements
  • Index
  • Back Cover
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