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- Publisher: Hodder Murray
- Format: Paperback | 240 pages
- Dimensions: 213mm x 276mm x 12mm | 674g
- Publication date: 30 September 2002
- Publication City/Country: London
- ISBN 10: 0719577152
- ISBN 13: 9780719577154
- Edition: Student edition
- Edition statement: Student
- Illustrations note: colour illustrations
- Sales rank: 171,415
Provide complete support for your GCSE Modern World History candidates with best-selling books and digital resources from an author you can really trust. An accessible textbook covering the heartland of Modern World History, including World War I, Nazi Germany, International Relations between 1919 and 1939, World War II, and the Cold War. It is suitable for pupils studying Modern World History for GCSE, IGCSE or S Grade or international syllabuses. Essential Modern World History is: - Manageable - each topic is refined to its essentials and memorable key ideas - Practical- each topic has accessible and practical activities to help students think through the key ideas - Motivating - the author uses interesting case studies of real people to bring the topics to life.
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Ben Walsh is an experienced GCSE history teacher, a best-selling author and a celebrated expert in the use of digital technology in history teaching. As well as writing best selling books for GCSE Modern World History he has been the key developer of the highly praised Learning Curve online exhibitions for the National Archives (formerly the Public Record Office) and he has blazed a trail in the use of digital video archives in the teaching of GCSE history winning a 2008 BETT award.
This is a glossy, colourful book that any history teacher would want to pick up and flick through immediately upon seeing it...A lot of thought has clearly gone into designing different visuals in this book...It is one of the best textbooks I have seen in terms of activities and has already given me ideas on how to spice up some of my lessons. SATH Resources Review This is a glossy, colourful book that any history teacher would want to pick up and flick through immediately upon seeing it...It is one of the best textbooks I have seen... SATH Resources Review Ben Walsh's textbook is a very useful book, which I am sure will soon esablish itself as a top-selling title for GCSE and IGCSE. SATH Resources Review Ben Walsh has built up a commanding position as the leading author of history textbooks for the modern period in England and Wales...this is undoubtedly the best organized and most tightly written of his books...With its short pithy sections, excellent pictures and well-focused tasks, this is an easily used textbook which should allow a full range of pupils to gain a sound introduction to the essential moments of modern world history. SATH This is a glossy, colourful book that any history teacher would want to pick up and flick through immediately upon seeing it...A lot of thought has clearly gone into designing different visuals in this book...It is one of the best textbooks I have seen in terms of activities and has already given me ideas on how to spice up some of my lessons. SATH Resources Review
Table of contents
Chapter 1 Britain and the Great War Chapter 2 Britain 1906-18 Part 1: The Liberal reforms Part 2: Votes for women Part 3: The home front in the first world war Chapter 3 Making peace 1919-23 Chapter 4 Keeping the peace in the 1920s Chapter 5 Democracy to Destruction: Weimar and Nazi Germany 1918-45 Part 1: Was the Weimar Republic doomed from the start? Part 2 - the rise of the Nazis: How did Germans feel about the Nazis in the 1920s? Part 3: How effectively did the Nazis control Germany? Part 4: Life in Nazi Germany Chapter 6 The Road to War Chapter 7 Britain in the Second World War Part 1: The military war Part 2: The Home Front Chapter 8 The Coming of the Cold War 1945-49 Chapter 9 Cold War - Hot War 1950-72 Chapter 10 The Fall of the Wall: Soviet control of Eastern Europe 1953-89?