The Struggle for Peace in Northern Ireland: Students' Book: A Modern World Study

The Struggle for Peace in Northern Ireland: Students' Book: A Modern World Study

Paperback Discovering the Past for Gcse

By (author) Ben Walsh, By (author) Schools History Project

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  • Publisher: Hodder Murray
  • Format: Paperback | 144 pages
  • Dimensions: 214mm x 277mm x 7mm | 432g
  • Publication date: 30 July 2000
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0719574722
  • ISBN 13: 9780719574726
  • Edition: Student edition
  • Edition statement: Student
  • Illustrations note: colour illustrations
  • Sales rank: 558,003

Product description

Stretch and challenge your students with SHP's longest-lived and best-selling series for GCSE History. This is an SHP Official Text which means it has been created by the Schools History Project for use with the GCSE specifications. This is part of SHP's comprehensive and authoritative range of books for the GCSE History. Click here to find out more about the Schools History Project and their award winning publications. The Struggle for Peace in Northern Ireland This title is a carefully designed Modern World Study for use with the School History Project GCSE specifications. It offers a clear explanation of the historical context to 'The Troubles' and the events of 1968-1998. It is written by experts who understand both how to design good teaching material but also understand the exact assessment requirements of each specification. The book combines: - Clear explanation of specification content - Classroom-trialled activities that really motivate students - Extensive and intriguing source material and case studies. This book will enliven any history course.

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Author information

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.

Table of contents

Chapter 1: Get your bearings Chapter 2: Does Irish history make conflict inevitable? Chapter 3: Why was Northern Ireland created in 1922? Chapter 4: How peaceful was Northern Ireland 1922-1968? Chapter 5: Why did conflict break out in Northern Ireland in 1968-71? Chapter 6: Why did attempts at peace fail 1971-1993? Chapter 7: What made the Good Friday agreement possible? Chapter 8: Looking forward: peace at last?