Unlock your full potential with this revision guide which focuses on the key content and skills you need to know for Edexcel AS History: Stalin's Russia, 1924-53. Written by experienced teachers, this series closely combines the content of Edexcel AS History: Stalin's Russia, 1924-53 with revision activities and advice on exam technique. Each section has a model answer with exam tips for you to analyse and better understand what is required in the exam. - Makes revision manageable by condensing topics into easy-to-revise chunks- Encourages active revision by closely combining content with a variety of different activities- Helps improve exam technique through tailor-made activities and plenty of guidance on how to answer questions- Includes access to quick quizzes at www.hodderplus.co.uk/myrevisionnotes CONTENTS: Section 1: The struggle for power 1924-29 The contenders for power Powerbases Ideology: the great industrialisation debate Ideology: foreign policy Making and breaking alliances Devious tactics Exam focus Section 2: Transforming the Soviet Union - collectivisation and industrialisation Causes of modernisation Collectivisation and its consequences First Five-Year Plan (1928-1932) Second Five-Year Plan (1933-1938) Third Five-Year Plan (1938-1941) The Great Retreat: women The Great Retreat: family and education Exam focus Section 3: Persecution and control - the totalitarian regime Causes of the Great Terror Moscow show trials Yezhovshchina The impact of the Terror Socialist realism Cult of Personality Exam focus Section 4: The making of a superpower - the impact of the Second World War The coming of the war Cost of the war Reasons for victory: Russia at war Reasons for victory: military campaigns and Allied support Superpower Exam focus
Publisher: Hodder Education
Number of pages: 72
Weight: 216 g
Dimensions: 296 x 212 x 7 mm
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