Oxford AQA History for A Level and AS - The Crisis of Communism: The USSR and the Soviet Empire 1953-2000. The ebook is on PDF format and allows you to annotate and highlight on it. Written by Rob Bircher and Sally Waller. Strong focus on explores in-depth a period of the practice and demise of Soviet communism.
Retaining all the well-loved features, this book is now matched to the new AQA specification and covers AS and A Level content together. With a strong focus on history skills, exam practice and specially selected sources and extracts, this book covers the period in depth, to help students understand key ideas, events and developments.
Trusted expert support for AQA developed by Sally Waller. Retaining well-loved features from the previous editions, The Crisis of Communism: The USSR and the Soviet Empire 1953-2000 has been approved by AQA and matched to the new 2015 specification. This textbook explores in-depth a period of the practice and demise of Soviet communism. It focuses on key ideas such as de-Stalinisation, 'people power', leadership and legitimacy, 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 familiarise students with the new exam style questions, and help them achieve their best in the exam.