Russia and the USSR, 1855–1991: Autocracy and Dictatorship (Questions and Analysis in History)

Russia and the USSR, 1855–1991: Autocracy and Dictatorship (Questions and Analysis in History) by Stephen J. Lee

Title: Russia and the USSR, 1855–1991: Autocracy and Dictatorship (Questions and Analysis in History)
Author: Stephen J. Lee
ISBN10: 0415335760
ISBN13: 978-0415335768
Publisher: Routledge; 1 edition (January 13, 2006)
Language: English
Subcategory: Humanities
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Russia and the USSR, 1855–1991: Autocracy and Dictatorship (Questions and Analysis in History) by Stephen J. Lee


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From a renowned name in A Level history publishing, this is a Questions and Analysis title on a major period in Russian History. With all three exam boards offering modules on this popular subject at A Level, this book is an absolute must-have.

Looking at the many different aspects of the period 1855–1991 that are covered in A Level history, Stephen J. Lee examines and compares:

the ideologies of Tsarist autocracy and Soviet communism parties and opposition to these regimes the use of repression and terror agriculture industry the class structure the 1917 revolution the impact of the First and Second World Wars on Russia.

Key elements of this book include:

each topic/issue forms a well-structured chapter: background; analysis; sources with questions; worked answers a prominent historiography section – an important element of the new A2 history assessment an incorporated A2 synoptic approach that teaches students to draw together their entire range of knowledge and skills to study one topic guidance on how to answer the recently-introduced synoptic questions.

Involving the importance of understanding the connections between the essential characteristics of historical study, this key title is the one-stop shop for all history teachers and students.