Study Aids

Access to History: The American Revolution and the Birth of the USA 1740-1801 Second Edition

Author: Alan Farmer

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1471838773

Category: Study Aids

Page: 224

View: 9094

Give your students the best chance of success with this tried and tested series, combining in-depth analysis, engaging narrative and accessibility. Access to History is the most popular, trusted and wide-ranging series for A-level History students. This title: - Supports the content and assessment requirements of the 2015 A-level History specifications - Contains authoritative and engaging content - Includes thought-provoking key debates that examine the opposing views and approaches of historians - Provides exam-style questions and guidance for each relevant specification to help students understand how to apply what they have learnt This title is suitable for a variety of courses including: - AQA: The Birth of the USA, 1760-1801 - OCR: The American Revolution 1740-1796
Study Aids

Access to History: The American Revolution and the Birth of the USA 1740-1801 Second Edition

Author: Alan Farmer

Publisher: Hodder Education

ISBN: 1471838773

Category: Study Aids

Page: 224

View: 2285

Give your students the best chance of success with this tried and tested series, combining in-depth analysis, engaging narrative and accessibility. Access to History is the most popular, trusted and wide-ranging series for A-level History students. This title: - Supports the content and assessment requirements of the 2015 A-level History specifications - Contains authoritative and engaging content - Includes thought-provoking key debates that examine the opposing views and approaches of historians - Provides exam-style questions and guidance for each relevant specification to help students understand how to apply what they have learnt This title is suitable for a variety of courses including: - AQA: The Birth of the USA, 1760-1801 - OCR: The American Revolution 1740-1796
History

The American Revolution

A Very Short Introduction

Author: Robert J. Allison

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0190225068

Category: History

Page: 130

View: 2771

Original edition has subtitle: a concise history.
History

A Short History of the American Revolutionary War

Author: Stephen Conway

Publisher: I.B.Tauris

ISBN: 1848858132

Category: History

Page: 221

View: 1832

"Ideologically defined by the colonists' formal Declaration of Independence in 1776, the struggle has taken on something of a mythic character. From the Boston Tea Party to Paul Revere's ride to raise the countryside of New England against the march of the Redcoats; and from the American travails of Bunker Hill (1775) to the final humiliation of the British at Yorktown (1781), the entire contest is now emblematic of American national identity. Stephen Conway shows that, beyond mythology, this was more than just a local conflict: rather a titanic struggle between France and Britain. The Thirteen Colonies were merely one frontline of an extended theatre of operations, with each superpower aiming to deliver the knockout blow. This bold new history recognizes the war as the Revolution but situates it on the wider, global canvas of European warfare."--Publisher's website.
Education

Access to History: Britain and the American Colonies 1740-89

Author: Alan Farmer

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1444150510

Category: Education

Page: 300

View: 8950

The Access to History series is the most popular and trusted series for AS and A level history students. This title is written specifically for the 2008 AS specifications for AQA and Edexcel. It investigates the events which led to the British domination of the North American colonies during its conflict with France, and the resulting tensions which followed this success. It goes on to examine the British policies towards the colonies and how these laid the path to American independence and ultimately, the Constitution. The extent to which a revolution occurred is analysed and the narrative concludes by looking at the impact of this independence on Britain and America.
Study Aids

Access to History: The Early Stuarts and the English Revolution 1603-60

Author: Katherine Brice,Michael Lynch

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1471838838

Category: Study Aids

Page: 248

View: 334

Give your students the best chance of success with this tried and tested series, combining in-depth analysis, engaging narrative and accessibility. Access to History is the most popular, trusted and wide-ranging series for A-level History students. This title: - Supports the content and assessment requirements of the 2015 A-level History specifications - Contains authoritative and engaging content - Includes thought-provoking key debates that examine the opposing views and approaches of historians - Provides exam-style questions and guidance for each relevant specification to help students understand how to apply what they have learnt This title is suitable for a variety of courses including: - AQA: The English Revolution, 1625-1660 - OCR: The Early Stuarts and the Origins of the Civil War 1603-1660
History

Cane Ridge

America's Pentecost

Author: Paul Keith Conkin

Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin Press

ISBN: 9780299127244

Category: History

Page: 186

View: 827

What happened at or near the Cane Ridge meeting house in central Kentucky in August 1801 has become a legendary event in American religious history. Never before in America had so many thousands of people gathered for what became much more than the planned Presbyterian communion service. Never had so many families camped on the grounds. Never before had so many people been affected with involuntary physical exercises--sobbing, shouting, shaking, and swooning. And never before in American had a religious meeting led to so much national publicity, triggered so much controversy, or helped provoke such important denominational schisms. Paul Conkin tells the story of Cane Ridge in all its dimensions. The backdrop involves the convoluted history of Scotch-Irish Presbyterianism in America, the pluralistic religious environment in early Kentucky, and the gradual evolution of a new form of evangelical religious culture in eighteenth-century America. The aftermath was complex. Cane Ridge helped popularize religious camps and influenced the subsequent development of planned camp meetings. It exposed deep and developing divisions of doctrine among Presbyterian clergy, and contributed to the birth of two new denominations --Christians (Disciples of Christ) and Cumberland Presbyterians and furthered the growth of a new revival culture, keyed to a crisis-like conversion experience, even as it marked a gradual decline in sacramentalism.
United States

The Penguin History of the United States of America

Author: Hugh Brogan

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781442097414

Category: United States

Page: 737

View: 6126

Hugh Brogan's The Penguin History of the USA has established itself as the definitive and most readable work available on America. It brilliantly captures the dynamic events and personalities that shaped the nation's triumphant progress to global superpower: in Brogan's words, "for good and evil, a power and civilization that surpasses . . . all empires of the past." In this new edition, Brogan makes numerous revisions to earlier chapters, taking into account the most up-to-date research into American history.

OCR A Level History: The American Revolution 1740-1796 and The USA in the 19th Century 1803-1890

Author: Mike Wells,Nicholas Fellows

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781510416512

Category:

Page: 224

View: 9636

Successfully cover Unit Group 2 with the right amount of depth and pace; this bespoke series from the leading History publisher follows our proven and popular approach for OCR A Level, blending clear course coverage with focused activities and comprehensive assessment support. - Develops understanding of the period through an accessible narrative that is tailored to the specification content and structured around key questions for each topic - Builds the skills required for Unit Group 2, from explanation, assessment and analysis to the ability to make substantiated judgements - Enables students to consolidate and extend their topic knowledge with a range of activities suitable for classwork or homework - Helps students achieve their best by providing step-by-step assessment guidance and practice questions - Facilitates revision with useful summaries at the start and end of each chapter - Ensures that students understand key historical terms and concepts by defining them in the glossary
Study Aids

Access to History: Britain 1900-57 Second Edition

Author: Michael Lynch

Publisher: Hodder Education

ISBN: 1471838706

Category: Study Aids

Page: 280

View: 4194

Give your students the best chance of success with this tried and tested series, combining in-depth analysis, engaging narrative and accessibility. Access to History is the most popular, trusted and wide-ranging series for A-level History students. This title: - Supports the content and assessment requirements of the 2015 A-level History specifications - Contains authoritative and engaging content - Includes thought-provoking key debates that examine the opposing views and approaches of historians - Provides exam-style questions and guidance for each relevant specification to help students understand how to apply what they have learnt This title is suitable for a variety of courses including: - AQA: Wars and Welfare: Britain in Transition, 1906-1957 - OCR: Britain 1900-1951
History

The American Revolution

Writings from the Pamphlet Debate, 1773-1776

Author: Gordon S. Wood

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781598533781

Category: History

Page: 995

View: 3680

"For the 250th anniversary of the start of the American Revolution, the leading historian of the era presents a landmark two-volume edition of the thirty-nine pamphlets charting the course of the political crisis that led to independence. This second volume includes twenty works from the crucial years when the debate turned from issues of representation and consent to the fateful question of where sovereignty would ultimately reside in the British Empire"--Back cover.
History

The USA and the Cold War, 1945-63

Author: Oliver Edwards

Publisher: Hodder Murray

ISBN: 9780340846872

Category: History

Page: 170

View: 4848

This second edition has been updated to take account of recent historical research into the period, including up-to-date interpretations relating to the Cuban Missile Crisis. The major issues surrounding the origins of the Cold War and its subsequent escalation into a global power struggle between the United States and the Soviet Union, are examined through an accessible narrative and comprehensive selection of sources. The author also provides an analysis of the extent to which the Cold War had an impact on Americaa s political institutions and society. The revised study guides provide a firm basis for answering differentiated source-based and extended writing questions.
Study Aids

Access to History: America: Civil War and Westward Expansion 1803-1890 Fifth Edition

Author: Alan Farmer

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1471839079

Category: Study Aids

Page: 256

View: 8804

Give your students the best chance of success with this tried and tested series, combining in-depth analysis, engaging narrative and accessibility. Access to History is the most popular, trusted and wide-ranging series for A-level History students. This title: - Supports the content and assessment requirements of the 2015 A-level History specifications - Contains authoritative and engaging content - Includes thought-provoking key debates that examine the opposing views and approaches of historians - Provides exam-style questions and guidance for each relevant specification to help students understand how to apply what they have learnt This title is suitable for a variety of courses including: - AQA: America: A Nation Divided, c1845-1877 - OCR: The USA in the 19th Century: Westward expansion and Civil War 1803-c1890

Access to History The British Empire, C1857-1967 for AQA

Author: Alan Farmer

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781510423480

Category:

Page: 208

View: 657

Exam Board: AQA Level: AS/A-level Subject: History First teaching: September 2015 First exams: Summer 2016 (AS), Summer 2017 (A-level) Give your students the best chance of success with this tried and tested series, combining in-depth analysis, engaging narrative and accessibility. Access to History is the most popular, trusted and wide-ranging series for A-level History students. This title: - Supports the content and assessment requirements of the 2015 A-level History specifications - Contains authoritative and engaging content - Includes thought-provoking key debates that examine the opposing views and approaches of historians - Provides exam-style questions and guidance for each relevant specification to help students understand how to apply what they have learnt This title is suitable for a variety of courses including: - AQA: 1J The British Empire, c1857-1967
History

Anti-semitism and the Holocaust

Author: Alan Farmer

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780340984963

Category: History

Page: 178

View: 5713

Ensure your students have access to the authoritative and in-depth content of this popular and trusted A Level History series. For over twenty years Access to History has been providing students with reliable, engaging and accessible content on a wide range of topics. Each title in the series provides comprehensive coverage of different history topics on current AS and A2 level history specifications, alongside exam-style practice questions and tips to help students achieve their best. The series: - Ensures students gain a good understanding of the AS and A2 level history topics through an engaging, in-depth and up-to-date narrative, presented in an accessible way. - Aids revision of the key A level history topics and themes through frequent summary diagrams - Gives support with assessment, both through the books providing exam-style questions and tips for AQA, Edexcel and OCR A level history specifications and through FREE model answers with supporting commentary at Access to History online (www.accesstohistory.co.uk) Anti-Semitism and the Holocaust This title covers the origins of anti-Semitism from the nineteenth century, and traces the events that took place in Germany from 1933 to 1945. The anti-Semitic views of Hitler are analysed as is the means by which these views shaped the racial state in the Third Reich. The impact of the Second World War and the events which led ultimately to the Final Solution are then assessed. All of these events are also considered within the wider historiographical debates which have surrounded this period of history, from questions on who should ultimately bear the blame, to issues of Holocaust denial.

America

Civil War and Westward Expansion, 1803-1890

Author: Alan Farmer

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781471839061

Category:

Page: 288

View: 2515

Give your students the best chance of success with this tried and tested series' combination of in-depth analysis, engaging narrative and accessibility. Access to History is the most popular, trusted and wide-ranging series for A Level History students. Each title: - Supports the content and assessment requirements of the 2015 A Level History specifications - Contains authoritative and engaging content - Includes thought-provoking key debates that examine the opposing views and approaches of historians - Provides exam-style questions and guidance for each relevant specification to help students understand how to apply what they have learnt
Science

The Structure of Scientific Revolutions

50th Anniversary Edition

Author: Thomas S. Kuhn

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 0226458148

Category: Science

Page: 264

View: 1117

A good book may have the power to change the way we see the world, but a great book actually becomes part of our daily consciousness, pervading our thinking to the point that we take it for granted, and we forget how provocative and challenging its ideas once were—and still are. The Structure of Scientific Revolutions is that kind of book. When it was first published in 1962, it was a landmark event in the history and philosophy of science. Fifty years later, it still has many lessons to teach. With The Structure of Scientific Revolutions, Kuhn challenged long-standing linear notions of scientific progress, arguing that transformative ideas don’t arise from the day-to-day, gradual process of experimentation and data accumulation but that the revolutions in science, those breakthrough moments that disrupt accepted thinking and offer unanticipated ideas, occur outside of “normal science,” as he called it. Though Kuhn was writing when physics ruled the sciences, his ideas on how scientific revolutions bring order to the anomalies that amass over time in research experiments are still instructive in our biotech age. This new edition of Kuhn’s essential work in the history of science includes an insightful introduction by Ian Hacking, which clarifies terms popularized by Kuhn, including paradigm and incommensurability, and applies Kuhn’s ideas to the science of today. Usefully keyed to the separate sections of the book, Hacking’s introduction provides important background information as well as a contemporary context. Newly designed, with an expanded index, this edition will be eagerly welcomed by the next generation of readers seeking to understand the history of our perspectives on science.
Juvenile Nonfiction

History for the IB Diploma: Unification and Consolidation of Germany and Italy 1815-90

Author: Mike Wells

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107608848

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 240

View: 369

An exciting series that covers selected topics from the Higher Level options in the IB History syllabus. This coursebook covers Higher Level option 5, Topic 2, Unification and Consolidation of Germany and Italy 1815-90. The text is divided into clear sections following the IB syllabus structure and content specifications. It offers a sound historical account along with detailed explanations and analysis, and an emphasis on historical debate to prepare students for the in-depth, extended essay required in the Paper 3 examination. It also provides plenty of exam practice including student answers with examiner's comments, simplified mark schemes and practical advice on approaching the Paper 3 examination.