About Oxford Revise Edexcel GCSE History: Superpower relations and the Cold war, 1941-91 revision guide
Revise the full specification for this choice of period topic in the GCSE Edexcel History exam, from early tension between East and West to the collapse of the USSR. Each development or crisis is clearly covered.
Retrieval questions help you check your learning. Exam practice questions and model answers will give you plenty of exam practice.
- Early tension between East and West
- The development of the Cold War
- The Cold War intensifies
- Cold War crisis: Berlin 1958-61
- Cold War crisis: Cuba
- Cold War crisis: the Prague Spring
- Changing relationship between the superpowers
- The collapse of the USSR
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Each chapter has lots of exam-style questions for you to practice. These are designed to build your confidence, consolidate your knowledge and stretch your understanding. Exam tips show you how to interpret questions, what you need to do in your answers, and give you advice on how to get as many marks as possible.
The Oxford Revise approach
Step 1: Knowledge – learn the facts
Everything you need to know in each chapter is summarised in an easy-to-follow Knowledge Organiser.
Step 2: Retrieval – check you’ve retained the knowledge
Quick-fire recall questions and answers make sure you have learned the knowledge you will need for your exams.
Step 3: Practice – complete questions in the style of the final exams
Practice applying your knowledge and skills with plenty of exam-style questions, featuring hints and tips from revision and subject experts.
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About Aaron Wilkes
Aaron has over 25 years’ experience working in schools as a teacher, department, and faculty leader.
He also leads the PGCE Secondary History course at the University of Warwick and is published widely as a school textbook author, mainly for Oxford University Press.
He is the co-creator/owner of an online History journal (practicalhistories.com) and is involved with the BBC as an Educational Consultant for their Bitesize and Teach platforms.
Jen is passionate about helping every student with their learning and supporting them in their exams as much as possible.
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