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The Cold War, 1945-1989

by Simon Wood | 24 June 2016
Category: General History
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Exam Board: SQA Level: Higher Subject: History First Teaching: September 2014 First Exam: June 2015 The only textbook to offer support for the CfE Higher History topic The Cold War 1945-1989 The New Higher History series offers a full-colour, topic-based approach to the CfE Higher History syllabus. Covering all of the main issues within each topic area, this series includes investigative techniques, use of evidence and a variety of activities to enable students to develop the necessary skills to tackle both extended-response and source-based questions successfully. New Higher History: The Cold War 1945-1989 provides comprehensive coverage of this topic offered in Section 3 of the course. The core issues within the topic are fully explored, preparing students for the extended-response questions in the external examination. This book investigates the chain of events leading up to and throughout the Cold War, looking at: - the background and reasons for the emergence of the Cold War in the years up to 1955 - the control of Eastern Europe by the Soviet Union, up to 1961 - the causes and consequences of the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962 - America's growing involvement in Vietnam and the path to their defeat in South-East Asia - efforts by both sides to resolve the Cold War, examining the theory of mutual assured destruction and the economic cost of the arms race - the ultimate end to the conflict and the collapse of communism in the Soviet satellite states.
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Exam Board: SQA Level: Higher Subject: History First Teaching: September 2014 First Exam: June 2015 The only textbook to offer support for the CfE Higher History topic The Cold War 1945-1989 The New Higher History series offers a full-colour, topic-based approach to the CfE Higher History syllabus. Covering all of the main issues within each topic area, this series includes investigative techniques, use of evidence and a variety of activities to enable students to develop the necessary skills to tackle both extended-response and source-based questions successfully. New Higher History: The Cold War 1945-1989 provides comprehensive coverage of this topic offered in Section 3 of the course. The core issues within the topic are fully explored, preparing students for the extended-response questions in the external examination. This book investigates the chain of events leading up to and throughout the Cold War, looking at: - the background and reasons for the emergence of the Cold War in the years up to 1955 - the control of Eastern Europe by the Soviet Union, up to 1961 - the causes and consequences of the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962 - America's growing involvement in Vietnam and the path to their defeat in South-East Asia - efforts by both sides to resolve the Cold War, examining the theory of mutual assured destruction and the economic cost of the arms race - the ultimate end to the conflict and the collapse of communism in the Soviet satellite states.
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ISBN - 9781471852503
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Published - 24/06/2016
Categories - All, Books, History and Politics, History Books, General History
No. of Pages - 144
Weight - 350
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Series - - Not Available
Page Size - 28
Language - en-US
Readership Age - Not Available
Table of Contents - Not Available

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