Exam Board: AQALevel: AS/A-levelSubject: HistoryFirst Teaching: September 2015First Exam: June 2016AQA approved Enhance and expand your students' knowledge and understanding of their AQA breadth study through expert narrative, progressive skills development and bespoke essays from leading historians on key debates.- Builds students' understanding of the events and issues of the period with authoritative, well-researched narrative that covers the specification content- Introduces the key concepts of change, continuity, cause and consequence, encouraging students to make comparisons across time as they advance through the course- Improves students' skills in tackling interpretation questions and essay writing by providing clear guidance and practice activities- Boosts students' interpretative skills and interest in history through extended reading opportunities consisting of specially commissioned essays from practising historians on relevant debates- Cements understanding of the broad issues underpinning the period with overviews of the key questions, end-of-chapter summaries and diagrams that double up as handy revision aids The Making of a Superpower: USA 1865-1975This title explores the era of reconstruction, the development of the US as an economic power, its role in international affairs, domestic issues and its emergence as a superpower. It considers breadth issues of change, continuity, cause and consequence in this period through examining key questions on themes such as governance, economy, society, the role of the USA in world affairs, ideology and the impact of key individuals.
Steve Waugh taught history at all levels for over thirty-five years at an inner city comprehensive school and a small private school. He has written history textbooks for several leading publishers. Peter Clement is a retired Head of Humanities with an M Phil in Educational Research and MAs in American Studies and Education. He is an experienced examiner at 'A' level and GCSE. He has written titles in the Access to History, History + for Edexcel A Level and My Revision Notes series.
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