History for the IB Diploma: Communism in Crisis 1976-89

History for the IB Diploma: Communism in Crisis 1976-89

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An exciting new series that covers the three prescribed subjects for Paper 1 of the IB 20th Century World History syllabus. This coursebook covers Paper 1, Prescribed Subject 3, Communism in Crisis 1976-89, in the 20th Century World History syllabus for the IB History programme. The text is divided into clear sections following the IB syllabus structure and content specifications. It offers in-depth coverage of the subject as well as detailed study of a wide range of primary and secondary sources to develop students' analytical skills. It also provides plenty of exam practice including student answers with examiner's comments, simplified mark schemes and practical advice on approaching the document-based Paper 1 examination.show more

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  • Electronic book text
  • CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Cambridge University Press (Virtual Publishing)
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • 113954778X
  • 9781139547789

Table of contents

1. Introduction; 2. The Soviet economy 1976-85; 3. Political developments in the USSR 1976-85; 4. The Soviet economy under Gorbachev; 5. Political developments in the USSR under Gorbachev; 6. Gorbachev, the Cold War and Eastern Europe; 7. China and the struggle for power after 1976; 8. The Chinese economy under Deng Xiaoping; 9. Political developments in China under Deng; 10. Conclusion: Communism - from crisis to collapse; 11. Exam practice; Further information; Index; Acknowledgements.show more