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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. Anglo-Irish Relations

    1798–1922

    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 11th 2002 by Routledge

  2. The Early Stuart Kings, 1603-1642

    By Graham E Seel, Graham E. Seel, David L. Smith

    Series: Questions and Analysis in History

    In 1603 King James I ascended the throne to become the first King of a united England and Scotland. There followed a period of increasing religious and political discord, culminating in the English Civil War. The Early Stuart Kings, 1603-1642 explores these complex events and the roles of the key...

    Published February 21st 2001 by Routledge

  3. Spain 1474–1598

    By Jocelyn Hunt

    Series: Questions and Analysis in History

    The rise of Spain from obscurity to the position of one of Europe's greatest powers is centrally important in the history of Western Europe in the sixteenth century. Spain 1474–1598 explores key themes including the unification of Spain and the domestic and foreign policies of each of the monarchs,...

    Published November 15th 2000 by Routledge

  4. The First World War

    By Ian J. Cawood, David McKinnon-Bell

    Series: Questions and Analysis in History

    The First World War examines the outbreak, events themselves and aftermath of the Great War, and the political, social and economic effects on the European countries involved. Important themes explored include :* recruitment and propaganda* women's involvement in the war* protest and pacifism* the...

    Published September 27th 2000 by Routledge

  5. The Spanish Civil War

    By Andrew Forrest

    Series: Questions and Analysis in History

    The Spanish Civil War was one of the bloodiest conflicts of the modern era. This book covers: * its background with the fall of the monarchy and the Second Republic* Franco and Fascism* the conflict itself* the role of foreign powers* the legacy of the war. Including narrative, questions and...

    Published April 12th 2000 by Routledge

  6. British Foreign and Imperial Policy 1865–1919

    By Graham Goodlad

    Series: Questions and Analysis in History

    British Foreign and Imperial Policy explores Britains role in International Affairs from the age of Gladstone and Disraeli to the end of the First World War, exploring such themes as Britain's involvement in the Scramble for Africa, the Anglo-Boer War, the foreign policy of Lord Salisbury and the...

    Published October 20th 1999 by Routledge

  7. The English Wars and Republic, 1637–1660

    By Graham E. Seel

    Series: Questions and Analysis in History

    The English Civil Wars explores the period of turmoil in British history from 1637 and the latter part of the reign of Charles I, to the restoration with Charles II in 1660. The religious and political crises surrounding the Civil Wars, and the key personalities of Charles I and Oliver Cromwell...

    Published July 21st 1999 by Routledge

  8. Stalin and the Soviet Union

    By Stephen J. Lee

    Series: Questions and Analysis in History

    Stalin and the Soviet Union offers new interpretations of recently uncovered archives examining the Soviet leader's domestic and foreign policy. It covers core topics such as: * Stalin's rise to power* the economy* society* culture* the Cold War* the Second World War* terror. For all students of...

    Published June 23rd 1999 by Routledge

  9. The Renaissance

    By Jocelyn Hunt

    Series: Questions and Analysis in History

    The Renaissance presents the panorama of Europe in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, exploring such themes as: the origins and causes of humanism Renaissance monarchies the Reformation geographical exploration science artistic movements. The book includes narrative introductions to each issue...

    Published May 12th 1999 by Routledge

  10. Tudor Government

    By T.A. Morris

    Series: Questions and Analysis in History

    Tudor Government looks at English government across all the Tudor reigns, including those of Henry VIII, Mary and Elizabeth, and explores such themes as: the role of parliament law and order the government of the church the personal role of the monarch....

    Published May 12th 1999 by Routledge

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