Oxford AQA History for A Level: The American Dream: Reality and Illusion 1945-1980

Trusted expert support for AQA developed by Sally Waller

Series Editor Sally Waller and Author Mark Stacey

Suitable for:  A Level, post-16, KS5

Price:  £27.50

ISBN: 978-0-19-835455-0
Publication date: 01/10/2015
Paperback: 240 pages
Dimensions: 265x195mm

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Retaining well-loved features, this book covers in depth the challenges faced by the USA at home and abroad as it emerged from the Second World War as a superpower. It focuses on key concepts such as American identity, anti-communism and ethnic identities, and covers events and developments with precision.


  • This Student Book is matched to the 2015 AQA specification and has been approved by AQA
  • An author team led by Sally Waller offers you expert support
  • Retaining well-loved features including Timeline and A Closer Look
  • Practice questions and study tips provides support for essay writing and historical interpretations
  • Familiarize students with assessing the value of primary sources through specially selected sources and extracts
  • Key terms and key profiles help to consolidate historical knowledge
  • A wide range of activities allow students to develop skills, analyses and understanding through individual, groups, discussion and research
  • Twenty other Breadth and Depth History titles are available in this series - visit www.oxfordsecondary.co.uk/aqahistory to find out more

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