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United States 1776-1992 by Derrick Murphy, Kathryn Cooper, Mark Waldron


United States 1776-1992 by Derrick Murphy, Kathryn Cooper, Mark Waldron

A comprehensive text on American history from this series by teachers and examiners. Includes historical interpretations, document source questions, explanation of difficult words and concepts and a study skills section for exam preparation. 1 Synoptic Assessment 1776-19922 Political Background 1770-18773 The West 1800-19004 USA 1877-19195 USA in 1920s6 USA in 1930s7 US Foreign Policy 1898-19458 USA and Cold War in Europe 1945-919 USA and Cold War in Asia 1945-197510 Civil Rights 1900-199211 US Domestic Policy 1945-6912 Nixon to Clinton


`Hard-pressed heads of History with budgets to manage must have been waiting impatiently for years for someone to reinvent the one-volume textbook at a reasonable price. Collins have done it.

About the Author

Derrick Murphy attended the universities of East Anglia, Birmingham and London and is an Educational Consultant. Formerly editor and contributor of the 'Modern History Review' he has extensive knowledge and experience of educational assessment. He has been Principal Examiner for GCE A level History at AQA, OCR and Cambridge University International Examinations. He has also been involved with assessment at Key Stage 3 and GCSE with AQA and a senior examiner with the International Baccalaureate. He has written specifications and syllabuses for examination boards within the UK but also for Hong Kong, Singapore and South Africa. Kathryn Cooper is Head of History and Politics, Loreto VI Form College, Manchester. Mark Waldron is Housemaster, The Leys School, Cambridge; OCR Reviser for US History (AS and A2)

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Publication date

20th November 2001


Derrick Murphy, Kathryn Cooper, Mark Waldron

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Collins Educational an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers


432 pages


History of the Americas



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