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Questions and Analysis in History

Series Editor: Stephen J. Lee, Sean Lang, Jocelyn Hunt

Questions and Analysis in History contain the key elements essential to the study of history, whilst also offering a guide to best practice in essay writing and history skills. Each chapter of every book is organized around the key questions which historians debate, and hence, examiners look for. In addition, these short texts include a systematic examination of a variety of primary sources through questions and worked answers.

Through presenting analysis of source material as answers to questions, these books offer:

* a model of essay writing which reflects the skills required of students

* guidance with exam revision by focusing on type of questions set

* insight into the approach expected by examiners

* a starting point to launch students into their own investigations

* aid in acquiring sound techniques

* preparation for essays and document based questions

* promotion of discussion in class.

The series is regarded as the set of books that will push the student to an A grade. The books are both stretching and stimulating, and students have founf them invaluable during their revision for the final exams.

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  1. Hitler and Nazi Germany

    2nd Edition

    By Stephen J. Lee

    Series: Questions and Analysis in History

    Hitler and Nazi Germany provides a concise introduction to Hitler’s rise to power and Nazi domestic and foreign policies through to the end of the Second World War. Combining narrative, the views of different historians, interpretation and a selection of sources, this book provides a concise...

    Published November 25th 2009 by Routledge

  2. The Weimar Republic

    2nd Edition

    By Stephen J. Lee

    Series: Questions and Analysis in History

    The Weimar Republic provides a comprehensive introduction to Germany in the aftermath of the First World War. Exploring themes including the formation of the Republic, the impact of the Treaty of Versailles and the Republic’s problems and achievements, it is an invaluable study guide. This second...

    Published June 4th 2009 by Routledge

  3. The Reign of Elizabeth I


    By Stephen J. Lee

    Series: Questions and Analysis in History

    Covering the period from 1558–1603, The Reign of Elizabeth I looks at all the important aspects of the reign of the last of the Tudor monarchs. The volume gives students the critical tools to enable them to perform to their best ability, drawing together the main issues on each topic and providing...

    Published October 29th 2007 by Routledge

  4. The Mid Tudors

    Edward VI and Mary, 1547–1558

    By Stephen J. Lee

    Series: Questions and Analysis in History

    Covering the period from 1547 to 1558, The Mid Tudors explores the reigns of Edward VI and Mary. Stephen J. Lee examines all the key issues debated by historians, including the question as to whether there was a mid-Tudor crisis. Using a wide variety of sources and historiography, Lee also looks at...

    Published August 31st 2006 by Routledge

  5. Russia and the USSR, 1855–1991

    Autocracy and Dictatorship

    By Stephen J. Lee

    Series: Questions and Analysis in History

    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...

    Published December 21st 2005 by Routledge

  6. Gladstone and Disraeli

    By Stephen J. Lee

    Series: Questions and Analysis in History

    Gladstone and Disraeli surveys and compares the careers of these two influential Prime Ministers. Stephen J. Lee examines how Gladstone and Disraeli emerged as leaders of the two leading parties and goes on to consider their time in power, analyzing many different aspects of their careers. Using a...

    Published February 15th 2005 by Routledge

  7. Lenin and Revolutionary Russia

    By Stephen J. Lee

    Series: Questions and Analysis in History

    Lenin and Revolutionary Russia examines the background to and the course of the Russian Revolution of 1917 and Lenin's regime. It explores all the key aspects such as the development of the Bolsheviks as a revolutionary party, the 1905 Revolution, the collapse of the Tsarists, the Russian Civil War...

    Published September 4th 2003 by Routledge

  8. Mussolini and Fascism

    By Patricia Knight

    Series: Questions and Analysis in History

    The early twentieth century in Italy was a crucial period in its history. Mussolini and Fascism surveys all the important issues and topics of the period including the origins and rise of Fascism, Mussolini as Prime Minister and Dictator, the Totalitarian state, foreign policy and the Second World...

    Published May 22nd 2003 by Routledge

  9. Churchill

    By Samantha Heywood

    Series: Questions and Analysis in History

    Churchill examines the influential career of Winston Churchill, British Prime Minster during the Second World War and from 1951–55. It discusses his early career as Secretary of State for War and Air and Chancellor of the Exchequer, Churchill as Warlord, and Churchill in opposition and the 1951...

    Published February 20th 2003 by Routledge

  10. Anglo-Irish Relations


    By Nick Pelling

    Series: Questions and Analysis in History

    Providing essays, sources with questions and worked answers, together with background to each topic within Irish history, Nick Pelling provides a good foundational text for the study of Anglo-Irish relations. For centuries the relationship between Ireland and England has been difficult. Anglo-Irish...

    Published December 12th 2002 by Routledge

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