Unit One: 6B The seeds of evil: the rise of National Socialism in Germany to 1933

Christopher Culpin & Ruth Henig, Modern Europe 1970-1945 (chapters 16-17), Longman ‚Advanced History™

series, 1997

Robert Johnson, Hitler and Nazi Germany, Studymates Publishing, 1999

Stephen Lee, Hitler and Nazi Germany, Routledge ‚Questions and Analysis in History™ series, 1998

G Layton, From Bismarck to Hitler: Germany 1890-1933 Hodder & Stoughton ‚Access to History™ series, 1995

Frank McDonough, Hitler and Nazi Germany, Cambridge University Press ‚Perspectives in History™ series,


R B Henig, The Weimar Republic, Routledge ‚Lancaster Pamphlet™

D Evans & J Jenkins, Years of the Weimar Republic and the Third Reich, Hodder & Stoughton ‚Access to

History™ series, 1998

John Traynor, Europe 1890-1990 (chapter 8), Macmillan ‚Challenging History™ series, 1991

J Laver, Imperial and Weimar Germany,1890-1933 Hodder & Stoughton, 1992

(eds.)R Wolfson & J Laver, Years of Change: Europe 1890-1945 Hodder & Stoughton

Martin Collier & Philip Pedley, Germany 1919-45, Heinemann ‚Heinemann Advanced History™, 2000,

J Noakes & G Pridham, Nazism 1919-1945: The Rise of Power 1919-1934, University of Exeter Press, 1998


Unit Two: 10B The triumph of Bolshevism? Russia 1918-29

Christopher Culpin & Ruth Henig, Modern Europe 1970-1945 (chapters 12-13), Longman ‚Advanced History™

series, 1997

John Daborn, Russia: Revolution and Counter Revolution, 1917-1924, Cambridge University Press, 1991

John Laver, Lenin: Liberator or Oppressor?, Hodder & Stoughton ‚Personalities and Powers™ series, 1994

Michael Lynch, Trotsky: The Permanent Revolutionary, Hodder & Stoughton ‚Personalities and Powers™ series,


John Traynor, Europe 1890-1990 (chapters 9-10), Macmillan ‚Challenging History™ series, 1991

Alan White, Lenin™s Russia, Collins ‚Questions in History™ series, 1998

Steven Phillips, Stalinist Russia, Heinemann ‚Heinemann Advanced History™ series, 2000


Unit Three: 9A Responding to Reform: party and policy in the age of Gladstone and Disraeli, 1867-75

E J Evans, The Birth of Modern Britain, 1780-1914 (chapter 21-23), Addison Wesley Longman, 1997

P Adelman, Gladstone, Disraeli and Later Victorian Politics, Addison Wesley Longman ‚Seminar Studies in

History™, 3 rd ed., 1997

E J Evans, Parliamentary Reform, 1770-1918 (chapters 6 &7), Pearson Education ‚Seminar Studies in History™,


D Watts, Whigs, Liberals and Radicals, 1815-1914 (chapter 5), Hodder & Stoughton, 1995

D Watts, Tories, Conservatives and Unionists, 1815-1914 (chapter 5), Hodder & Stoughton ‚Access to History™

series, 1994

J K Walton, The Second Reform Act, Routledge ‚Lancaster Pamphlet™, 1983

I Machin, Disraeli, Longman ‚Profiles in Power™ series, 1994

M J Winstanley, Gladstone and the Liberal Party, Routledge ‚Lancaster Pamphlet™, 1990

T A Jenkins, The Liberal Ascendancy, 1830-86, Macmillan, 1994

D Read, The Age of Urban Democracy, 1868-1914, Longman, 2 nd ed., 1994

Robert Pearce & Roger Steam, Government and Reform, 1815-1918, Hodder and Stoughton, 1994

Annette Mayer, The Growth of Democracy in Britain, Hodder and Stoughton, 1999

Michael Lynch, An Introduction to Nineteenth-Century British History, 1815-1914, Hodder and Stoughton

‚Access to History Context™, 1999

M Pearce & G Stewart, British Political History 1967-1995 (chapters 1, 2 & 3), Routledge, 1996


Unit 5: The making of Modern Russia

Two general histories covering the whole period.

E.Acton, Russia, The Tsarist and Soviet legacy, Longman 2 nd edition 1995

J.N.Westwood, Russia, Endurance and Endeavour, O.U.P. 4 th edition 1993

Books aimed at A- level students:

J. Hite, Tsarist Russia 1801– 1917, Causeway Press,1989

R. Sherman, Russia 1815-81,Hodder and Stoughton, 1991

M. Lynch, Reaction and Revolutions, Russia 1881–1924, Hodder and Stoughton,


M. Lynch, Stalin and Khrushchev, The USSR 1924 – 64, Hodder and Stoughton,1992

S. Phillips, Lenin and the Russian Revolution, Heinemann, 2000

S. Phillips, Stalinist Russia, Heinemann, 2000

S. Fiehn and C.Corin, Communist Russia under Lenin and Stalin, John Murray [2001]

Other books suitable for students:

E. Mawdsley, The Stalin Years 1922, 1956, Manchester University Press, 1998

P. Waldron, The End of Imperial Russia 1855 – 1917, Macmillan, 1997

B. Williams, The Russian Revolution 1917 – 1921, Blackwell 1987

Books containing extensive source material:

D. Christian, Imperial and Soviet Russia, Macmillan, 1997

R. Sakwa, The Rise and Fall of the Soviet Union 1917–1991, Routledge, 1999

Two major works which are a mine of information

O. Figes, A People’s Tragedy, The Russian Revolution 1891–1924, Pimlico


S. Fitzpatrick, Stalin’s Peasants, O.U.P. 1994



Unit Six: 3A Radicalism and the British State: The Chartist Experience, 1838-50

Standard texts:

E J Evans, Chartism, Pearson Education ‚Longman History in Depth™, 2000

E Royle, Chartism, Addison Wesley Longman, 3 rd ed., 1996

A Briggs, Chartism, Stroud-Sutton ‚Pocket Histories™, 1998

J K Walton, Chartism, Routledge ‚Lancaster Pamphlets™, 1999

E J Evans, The Birth of Modern Britain, 1780-1914 (chapter 16), Addison Wesley Longman ‚Advanced

History™ series, 1997

R Brown, Chartism, Cambridge University Press, 1998

C Behagg, Labour and Reform: Working Class Movements, Hodder & Stoughton, 1991

R J Morris, Class and Class Consciousness, 1780-1850, Macmillan ‚Studies in Economic and Social History™,


D G Wright, Popular Radicalism: The Working Class Experience, 1780-1880, Longman, 1988 Studies in

Modern History

More detailed studies:

D K G Thompson, The Chartists, Temple Smith, 1984

(ed.)A Briggs, Chartist Studies, Macmillan, 1959

J T Ward, Chartism, Batsford, 1973

D Jones, Chartism Allen Lane, 1975

J Saville, 1848: The British State and the Chartist Movement, Cambridge University, 1987

N Kirk, The Growth of Working Class Reformism in mid-Victorian England, Croom Helm, 1985

D Goodway, London Chartism, 1838-1842, Cambridge University Press, 1982

J Epstein & D Thompson (eds.), The Chartist Experience, Macmillan, 1982

J Epstein, The Lion of Freedom: Feargus O™Connor & the Chartist Movement,1838-42, Croom Helm, 1982

D Thompson, The Early Chartists, Macmillan, 1971

O Ashton et al, Duty of Discontent: Essays for Dorothy Thompson, Mansell, 1995

M C Finn, After Chartism: Class and Nation in English Radical Politics, 1848-74, Cambridge University Press,