Britain 1890-1924, 2nd edition
Access to History Series

By Mike Byrne, ed.
December 2008
Pearson Education
ISBN: 9780340965849
183 pages, Illustrated
$29.50 Paper Original
Ages 16-18


The Access to History series is the most popular and trusted series for AS and A level history students. The new editions combine all the strengths of this well-loved series with a new design and features that allow all students access to the content and study skills needed to achieve exam success.

The second edition of the best-selling title 'Britain 1895–1918' has been fully revised and extended to meet the 2008 OCR and AQA AS specifications. This title covers the changing fortunes of the political parties in this period and the impact on them of the First World War. It also looks at social reform, the women’s suffrage campaign and the problems in Ireland.

There is an additional concluding chapter covering 1918–1924 and the emergence of the first Labour government. Throughout the book key dates, terms and issues are highlighted, and historical interpretations of key debates are outlined. Summary diagrams are included to consolidate knowledge and understanding of the period, and exam-style questions and tips written by examiners for each examination board provide the opportunity to develop exam skills.

* Revised edition for the requirements of the 2008 OCR and AQA AS specifications
* Study guides written by examiners contain exercises and advice on tackling differentiated exam questions for AS Level.
* Contains the latest historical interpretations of themes and issues.
* Features include: points to consider, key issues and key dates.
* Features such as key definitions and questions to aid learning.
* More support with assessment and exam skills.
* Designed to allow greater accessibility to a wide range of AS students.

About the Author: Mike Byrne is an experienced examiner and author of A Level History books.

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