War & the Transformation of British Society 1931-1951
By Steve Waugh & John Wright
Distributed by Trans-Atlantic Publications
118 pages, Illustrated
$29.50 Paper original
About the series
Endorsed by Edexcel, GCSE Modern World History for Edexcel is designed to meet the needs of the 2009 Edexcel Modern World History specification. Written by senior examiners, the series has been developed to enable students to achieve the highest possible grades through:
- outlining key lines of enquiry
- full coverage of the content requirements of the specification
- model answers, exam-style questions and exam tips to aid exam preparation
- dedicated support with assessment
- a variety of activities to motivate all students.
About the book
This new edition of The World at War 1938-1945 has been fully revised to support the content and assessment requirements of the modern world source enquiry 'War and the Transformation of British Society 1931-1951' in Unit 3 of Edexcel’s 2009 GCSE Modern World History specification. It has a skills-centred, source-based approach, making it ideal for students studying the course.
- Updated to support the 2009 Edexcel GCSE Modern World History specification.
- Provides dedicated progressive support with assessment – including model answers, exam-style questions and exam tips to aid exam preparation.
- Contains a variety of activities to motivate all students.
- Written by senior examiners.
Endorsed by Edexcel
Table of Contents:
Key Topic 1: The impact of the Depression 1931-39
The growth of unemployment and the government response
The experience of the unemployed
Case study: the Jarrow Crusade
Key Topic 2: Britain alone
The BEF, Dunkirk and Churchill
The Battle of Britain
Key Topic 3: Britain at war
The role of government, food supplies and rationing
The changing role of women
D-Day and the defeat of Germany
Key Topic 4: Labour in power, 1945–51
Labour comes to power
Responding to Beveridge: the attack on ‘want’
GCSE History Students
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