Edexcel AS Unit 2 Option C1: the Experience of Warfare in Britain: Crimea, Boer and the First World War, 1854-1929 - Student Support Materials for History (Paperback)

by Hilary Stark, Rob Birchner, Geoffrey Stewart, Lucien Jenkins, Angela Leonard, Rob Bircher

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Enable students to succeed in their exam with Experience of Warfare in Britain. This study aid contains the key information that students need for Edexcel History AS Unit 2 Option C1, clearly laid out with Examiners' and Essential notes. Also included are graded essays with full comments from experienced examiners on how to secure a higher grade. The Experience of Warfare in Britain: Crimea, Boer and the First World War, 1854-1929 covers all the content and skills your students will need for their Edexcel AS Unit 2 Option C1 examination, including: * Chapter 1: THE IMPACT OF THE CRIMEAN WAR Including - The events and impact of the war; reporting the war, including glorification and suffering; the role of women in the war; the short- and long-term impacts on the army, medicine and government * Chapter 2: THE IMPACT OF THE SECOND BOER WAR Including - Britain's imperial role in the 1890s; an outline of the events of the war; reporting the war and propaganda; political divisions; support for the war; opposition to the war; national efficiency; liberal reforms; the impact of the war on attitudes to empire * Chapter 3:THE EXPERIENCE OF WAR ON THE WESTERN FRONT Including - Outline of Britain's involvement in the war; positional warfare vs. a war of movement; the importance of the Somme and Third Ypres, and victory in 1918; recruitment; discipline and morale; medical and surgical developments * Chapter 4: THE IMPACT OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR ON THE HOME FRONT Including - Changing attitudes to the conflict; press and propaganda; organising the nation for total war; changes in work and working practices; the role of women; post-war Britain - society, economy and government * Chapter 5: EXAM SKILLS * Chapter 6: QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS * Index

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