New for the 2008 specifications this title covers material from the accession of Tsar Alexander II to the forced resignation of Nikita Khrushchev.
With historical interpretations, document source questions, explanation of difficult words and concepts, a study skills section for exam preparation and visuals to support learning available online.
Study and examination skills1 Russia 1855-1964: A synoptic overview2 The Tsarist autocracy, 1855-1894: the reigns of Alexander II and Alexander III3 Russia under Nicholas II: The crisis of Tsarism, 1894-19144 The Russian Revolutions, 1914-19245 The USSR in the age of Stalin and Khrushchev, 1924-1964Index
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.