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    DescriptionProvide complete support for the 20th Century section of the latest syllabus with best-selling books and digital resources from an author you can really trust. This new edition of Ben Walsh's best-selling GCSE Modern World History provides a comprehensive textbook for Cambridge IGCSE History covering the 20th Century core content and developing the necessary skills. It provides a winning combination of features that will meet the needs of all students: - Clear, engaging and provocative author text brings the 20th Century period to life and summarises complicated history clearly without being simplistic - Focus Tasks (exactly targeting each focus point of the 20th Century part of the syllabus) steadily deepen students' understanding of the content while progressively building their history skills - Original and relevant source material - written and visual - is used for historical investigation not just for illustration - Exam Focus and Revision Tips help students acquire both the necessary content knowledge and the essential conceptual understanding In its previous editions this book has provided students with what they need to achieve their best possible results, and provided teachers with what they need to teach a rewarding and worthwhile course. It's a winning combination. We are working with Cambridge International Examinations to gain endorsement for this title. Contents How this book will help you to succeed in Cambridge IGCSE History Section 1: Core Content Option B - International Relations since 1919 Part 1 The Inter-War Years 1919-1939 1 Were the peace treaties of 1919-23 fair? 2 To what extent was the League of Nations a success? 3 Why had international peace collapsed by 1939? Part 2 The Cold War and the Gulf, 1945-2000 4 Who was to blame for the Cold War? 5 How effectively did the USA contain the spread of Communism? 6 How secure was the USSR's control over Eastern Europe, 1948-c.1989? 7 Why did events in the Gulf matter c.1970-2000? Exam Focus: core content option B Section 2: Depth Studies 9 Germany, 1918-45 8 Russia, 1905-41 10 The USA,1919-41 Exam Focus: depth studies This book is supported by online Teaching and Learning resources powered by Dynamic Learning. These provide extensive ICT-based activities for all key topics which will help refine students' historical thinking and focus their revision.


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    Title
    Cambridge IGCSE Modern World History: Student's Book
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Ben Walsh, By (author) Michael Scott-Baumann
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 336
    Width: 216 mm
    Height: 281 mm
    Thickness: 17 mm
    Weight: 934 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781444164428
    ISBN 10: 1444164422
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: NFXX
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y5.1
    BIC subject category V2: YQH
    BIC E4L: HIS
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    BISAC V2.8: HIS037000
    B&T General Subject: 431
    LC classification: D
    BISAC V2.8: JNF025000
    Abridged Dewey: 909
    DC23: 909
    BIC educational purpose qualifier V2: 4MG
    BIC subject category V2: 4MG
    Thema V1.0: YPJH
    Illustrations note
    Full colour throughout
    Publisher
    HODDER EDUCATION
    Imprint name
    HODDER EDUCATION
    Publication date
    15 December 2014
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Ben Walsh is an experienced history teacher, a best-selling author and a celebrated expert in the use of digital technology in history teaching. Michael Scott-Baumann (Chapter 7) is an experienced history teacher and author
    Table of contents
    Section 1: Core Content Option B - International Relations since 1919 Part 1 The Inter-War Years 1919-1939 1 Were the peace treaties of 1919-23 fair? 2 To what extent was the League of Nations a success? 3 Why had international peace collapsed by 1939? Part 2 The Cold War and the Gulf, 1945-2000 4 Who was to blame for the Cold War? 5 How effectively did the USA contain the spread of Communism? 6 How secure was the USSR's control over Eastern Europe, 1948-c.1989? 7 Why did events in the Gulf matter c.1970-2000? Exam Focus: core content option B Section 2: Depth Studies 9 Germany, 1918-45 8 Russia, 1905-41 10 The USA,1919-41 Exam Focus: depth studies How this book will help you to succeed in Cambridge IGCSE History