Enable students to succeed in their exam with Superpower Relations. This study aid contains the key information that students need for Edexcel History A2 Unit 3 Option E2, clearly laid out with Examiners' and Essential notes. Also included are graded essays with full comments from experienced examiners on how to secure higher grades.
A world divided: Superpower relations, 194490 covers all the content and skills your students will need for their Edexcel A2 Unit 3 Option E2 examination, including:
• Chapter 1: CONTROVERSY A: WHY DID THE COLD WAR BETWEEN THE SUPERPOWERS EMERGE IN THE YEARS TO 1953?
Including The origins of the Cold War 191744; early stages of the Cold War, 19459; Stalinisation in Eastern Europe, 194553; Korean War, 19503; critical assessment of the key interpretations ideological confrontation, great power rivalry, responsibility of the leaders, misjudgement
• Chapter 2: THE POST-STALIN THAW AND THE BID FOR PEACEFUL CO-EXISTENCE
Including The USSR after Stalin; Soviet moves towards peaceful co-existence and the US response; the end of the thaw
• Chapter 3: THE ARMS RACE, 194963
Including Development of weapon technology and delivery systems; the balance of terror’; the Cuban Missile Crisis
• Chapter 4: SINOSOVIET RELATIONS, 194976
Including SinoSoviet relations, 194950; consolidation of the friendship, 19504; deterioration, 19548; confrontation, 195969; ping-pong’ diplomacy; SinoUS relations, 19726
• Chapter 5: DTENTE, 196980
Including The origins and features of dtente; the reality and success of dtente, 19736; critics and dtente in decline; the end of dtente, 197981
• Chapter 6: CONTROVERSY B: WHY DID THE COLD WAR COME TO AN END IN THE 1980s?
Including US foreign policy in the 1980s; weakening Soviet control over Eastern Europe; the end of the Cold War; critical assessment of the key interpretations the role of personalities, the impact of economic factors, people power’ in the Soviet Bloc,the moral bankruptcy of communism
• Chapter 7: EXAM SKILLS
• Chapter 8: QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
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