History for the IB Diploma: Nationalist and Independence Movements

History for the IB Diploma: Nationalist and Independence Movements

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An exciting new series that covers the five Paper 2 topics of the IB 20th Century World History syllabus. This stimulating coursebook covers Paper 2, Topic 4, Nationalist and independence movements, in the 20th Century World History syllabus for the IB History programme. The book is divided into thematic sections, following the IB syllabus structure and is written in clear, accessible English. It covers the following areas for detailed study: Africa and Asia: Rhodesia/Zimbabwe; India and Pakistan; Indochina; and post-1945 Central and Eastern Europe: Czechoslovakia; Poland. The content is tailored to the requirements and assessment objectives of the IB syllabus and provides opportunities for students to make comparisons between different regions and time periods.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 218 x 274 x 6mm | 621.42g
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0521189381
  • 9780521189385
  • 220,981

Table of contents

Part. I. Origins and Rise of Nationalist/Independence Movements in Africa and Asia: 1. Anti-colonialism (opposition to Belgian, British, Dutch, French and Portuguese colonial rule); 2. Nationalism, political ideology, religion; 3. Impact of two world wars and the Cold War; 4. Other factors fostering growth of nationalist and independence movements; Part II. Methods of Achieving Independence in Africa and Asia: 5. Armed struggle; 6. Non-violent movements, elite and mass movements; 7. Role and importance of leaders of nationalist/independence movements; 8. Political organisation; Part III. Challenges to Soviet or Centralised Control in Central and Eastern Europe and the Balkans: 9. Origins and growth of movements challenging Soviet or centralised control; 10. Role and importance of leaders, organisations and institutions; 11. Methods of achieving independence from Soviet or centralised control; Part IV. Formation of, and Challenges to, Post-colonial Governments/New States: 12. Colonial legacy, neo colonialism and Cold War; 13. Conflict with neighbours; 14. Lack of political experience; 15. Economic issues; 16. Social, religious and cultural issues; 17. Ethnic, racial and separatist movements; Part V. For Detailed Study: 18. Nationalist and independence movements in Africa and Asia; i. Movements: Africa - Algeria, Angola, Belgian Congo/Zaire, Ghana, Rhodesia/Zimbabwe, Asia - India and Pakistan, Indochina; ii. Leaders: Ben Bella (Algeria), Ho Chi Min (Vietnam), Jinnah (Pakistan), Ghandi (India), Mugabe (Zimbabwe), Nkrumah (Ghana); 19. Post-1945 nationalist and independence movements in Central and Eastern Europe; i. Movements: Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Poland, Yugoslavia and its dissolution and successor states; ii. Leaders: Walesa (Poland), Havel (Czechoslovakia).show more