History for the IB Diploma: Causes, Practices and Effects of Wars

History for the IB Diploma: Causes, Practices and Effects of Wars

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A series of five books that are divided into thematic sections, following the IB syllabus structure, and are written in clear, accessible English. 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. Detailed primary and secondary sources develop students' analytical skill and a historiographical approach introduces them to the key historical debates. There is extensive exam practice with Paper 1 and Paper 2 exam-style questions at the end of each chapter and in a separate chapter at the end of the book. There are frequent links to Theory of Knowledge concepts to stimulate thought and discussion.show more

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  • Electronic book text | 240 pages
  • Cambridge University Press (Virtual Publishing)
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1139163094
  • 9781139163095

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Part I. Different Types and Nature of 20th Century Warfare: 1. Civil; 2. Guerilla; 3. Limited war, total war; Part II. Origins and Causes of War: 4. Long-term and short-term and immediate causes; 5. Economics, ideological, political and religious causes; Part III. Nature of 20th Century Wars: 6. Technological developments, tactics and strategies, air, land and sea; 7. Home front: economic and social impact (including changes in the role and status of women); 8. Resistance and revolutionary movements; Part IV. Effects and Results of War: 9. Peace settlements and wars ending without treaties; 10. Attempts at collective security and pre-and post- Second World War; 11. Political repercussions and territorial changes; 12. Post-war economic problems; Part V. For Detailed Study: 13. WW1 (1914-18); 14. WW2 (1939-45); 15. Africa: Algerian War (1954-62), Nigerian Civil War (1967-70); 16. Americas: Falklands/Malvinas War (1982), Nicaraguan Revolution (1976-9); 17. Asia and Oceania: Indo Pakistan Wars (1947-9, 1965, 1971), Chinese Civil War (1927-37 AND 1946-9); 18. Europe and Middle East: Spanish Civil War (1936-9), Iran-Iraq War (1980-88), Gulf War (1991).show more

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