20th Century World History

20th Century World History : International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

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Using a comparative approach and emphasising source evaluation skills, this course book will help students learn content and approaches that are particular to the IB syllabus. Included are the three prescribed subjects with a wealth of source material to help students understand information from different perspectives and from different time periods. A selection of detailed examples is provided on each of the 5 20th Century topics along with case studies from all regions. Also included are links to TOK and the IB learner profile. Examination guidance is also provided. New edition now available - ISBN 9780198389989
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 512 pages
  • 218 x 276 x 24mm | 1,411g
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • numerous halftones and maps; numerous halftones and maps
  • 0199152616
  • 9780199152612
  • 255,942

Table of contents

1. Peacemaking, peacekeeping - international relations, 1918-36; 2. The Arab-Israeli conflict, 1945 -79; 3. Communism in crisis, 1976-89; 4. Causes, practices and the ffects of war; 5. Democratic states: challenges and responses; 6. Origins and development of authoritarian and single party states; 7. Decolonization and the independence movements in Africa and Asia; 8. Nationalist and independent movements in post-1945 Central and Eastern European states- Poland and Czechoslovakia; 9. The Cold War; 10. Index
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All of the Oxford IB course books are terrific. Carolyn Hawkins, IB Coordinator, Cookeville High School, USA We have adopted most of the Oxford IB course books for our school. We find them well written, well linked to TOK issues and age appropriate. Sheta Saha, IB Coordinator, Chatsworth International School, Singapore The Oxford IB course books are the best ever resource for both teachers and students. They are practical, insightful and fully in line with the IB Course outcomes. Pat Hanson, IB Coordinator, Academy of the Holy Cross, USA
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