The WJEC GCSE History: The USA 1910-1929 and Germany 1919-1947 by Steve Waugh, John Wright


The WJEC GCSE History: The USA 1910-1929 and Germany 1919-1947 by Steve Waugh, John Wright

Updated for the 2013 Specification. Written by experts and endorsed by WJEC, this series gives students in-depth topic-focused content and structured support with exam skills for WJEC GCSE History. This series for WJEC GCSE History has been written to encourage students to achieve their best. It does this by combining detailed narrative and a rich variety of sources with a highly structured approach to gradually developing students' skills in answering exam-style questions as they work through the course. - Allows students to gain a good knowledge and understanding of the content by outlining and examining the key issues of the GCSE history topic in turn. - Develops students enthusiasm for learning the topic through a variety of activities designed to engage and motivate them. - Helps students feel secure in how they will be assessed by providing dedicated support in how to answer different exam-style questions, including exam-model answers, exam tips and commentary. CONTENTS: Part 1: The USA, a nation of contrasts 1910-1929 Section A: The main political and social challenges facing America Section B: The rise and fall of the American economy Section C: Changes in American culture and society Part 2: Germany in transition, 1919-47 Section A: The rise of the Nazi Party and its consolidation of power, 1919-34 Section B: Changing life for the German people, 1933-39 Section C: War and its impact on life in Germany, 1939-47


This new book - which covers the two most popular source based topics - is an improvement on the already excellent previous book... This book is a must for anyone doing this GCSE Amazon review Being new to teaching this course - this book has become my bible. The sections on how to answer the different types of exam questions are really useful. Amazon review

About the Author

Steve Waugh taught history at all levels for over thirty-five years at an inner city comprehensive school and a small private school. He has written history textbooks for several leading publishers. John Wright is an experienced author of GCSE textbooks. Series editor: Paul Evans is an experienced Head of History.

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216 pages


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Publication date

25th June 2010



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