New for the 2008 specifications, this title includes material from the causes of the First World War to the conflict in Iraq.
Includes historical interpretations, document source questions, explanation of difficult words and concepts, a study skills section for exam preparation and a companion website with visuals to support learning.
Study and examination skills
1 International Relations 1879-2004: A synoptic overview
2 The causes of the First World War 1879-1918
3 International relations, 1919-1941
4 The Second World War
5 The Cold War in Europe, 1945-1991
6 The USA and the Cold War in Asia, 1945-1973
7 Crisis in the Middle-East, the state of Israel and Arab Nationalism 1945-2004
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.