A comprehensive AS and A-level History text on Europe in the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
Includes historical interpretations, document source questions, explanation of difficult words and concepts and a study skills section for exam preparation.
Synoptic Chapter 1760-1871
1. Enlightened Despotism: A Comparative Study of Frederick the Great, Joseph II and Catherine the Great
2. The causes of the French revolution
3. The French Revolution 1789-99
4. Europe in the Age of the French Revolution 1789-99
5. Napoleon and Europe
6. International Relations from the Congress of Vienna to 1848
7. France 1815-1848
8. The German Confederation and Austria 1815-1848
9. Italy 1815-184
10. Russia 1801-1871
11. The Revolutions of 1848-9
12. France: Republic and Empire 1848-1870
13. The Unification of Italy
14. The Unification of Germany
Derrick Murphy attended the universities of East Anglia, Birmingham and London and is an Educational Consultant. Formerly editor and contributor of the 'Modern History Review' he has extensive knowledge and experience of educational assessment. He has been Principal Examiner for GCE A level History at AQA, OCR and Cambridge University International Examinations. He has also been involved with assessment at Key Stage 3 and GCSE with AQA and a senior examiner with the International Baccalaureate. He has written specifications and syllabuses for examination boards within the UK but also for Hong Kong, Singapore and South Africa. Terry Morris is Head of History, University College School, London. Author of European History 1848 -1945 Richard Staton is Senior History Teacher, Wath Comprehensive School, Rotherham. Chair of Examiners, NEAB History. Sally Waller is Head of History, Worcester VI Form College, AEB Chief Examiner (18/19th-century Europe)
Enlightened despotism - a comparative study of Frederick the Great, Joseph II and Catherine the Great; the causes of the French revolution; the French revolution 1789-99; Europe in the age of the French Revolution 1789-99; Napoleon and Europe; international relations from the Congress of Vienna to 1848; France 1815-1848.