History for the IB Diploma: The Cold War

History for the IB Diploma: The Cold War

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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 5, The Cold War, 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: Wartime conferences: Yalta and Potsdam; US policies and developments in Europe: Truman Doctrine, Marshall Plan, NATO; Soviet policies: Sovietisation of Eastern and Central Europe, COMECON, Warsaw Pact; Sino-Soviet relations; US-Chinese relations; Germany; and Castro, Gorbachev, Kennedy, Mao, Reagan, Stalin, Truman.
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  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 219 x 277 x 12mm | 690g
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Worked examples or Exercises
  • 0521189322
  • 9780521189323
  • 149,620

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Part I. Origins of the Cold War: 1. Ideological differences; 2. Mutual suspicion and fear; 3. From wartime allies to post-war enemies; Part II. Nature of the Cold War: 4. Ideological opposition; 5. Superpowers and spheres of influence; 6. Alliances and diplomacy in the Cold War; Part III. Development and Impact of the Cold War: 7. Global spread of the Cold War from its European origins; 8. Cold War policies of containment, brinkmanship, peaceful coexistence, detente; 9. Role of the United Nations and the Non-Aligned Movement; 10. Role and significance of leaders; 11. Arms race, proliferation and limitation; 12. Social, cultural and economic impact; Part IV. End of the Cold War: 13. Break-up of the Soviet Union: internal problems and external pressures; 14. Breakdown of Soviet control over Central and Eastern Europe; Part V. For Detailed Study: 15. Wartime conferences: Yalta and Potsdam; 16. US policies and developments in Europe: Truman Doctrine, Marshall Plan, NATO; 17. Soviet policies, Sovietization of Eastern and Central Europe, COMECON, Warsaw Pact; 18. Sino-Soviet relations; 19. US-Chinese relations; 20. Germany (especially Berlin (1945-61)), Congo (1960-64), Afghanistan (1979-88), Cuba, Vietnam, Middle East; 21. Castro, Gorbachev, Kennedy, Mao, Reagan, Stalin, Truman.
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