History for the IB Diploma: The Great Depression and the Americas 1929-39

History for the IB Diploma: The Great Depression and the Americas 1929-39

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An exciting series that covers selected topics from the Higher Level options in the IB History syllabus. This coursebook covers Higher Level option 3, Topic 7, The Great Depression and the Americas 1929-39. The text is divided into clear sections following the IB syllabus structure and content specifications. It offers a sound historical account along with detailed explanations and analysis, and an emphasis on historical debate to prepare students for the in-depth, extended essay required in the Paper 3 examination. It also provides plenty of exam practice including student answers with examiner's comments, simplified mark schemes and practical advice on approaching the Paper 3 examination.show more

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  • Electronic book text
  • Cambridge University Press (Virtual Publishing)
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • 1139547798
  • 9781139547796

Table of contents

1. Introduction; 2. Political and economic causes of the Great Depression in the USA; 3. The USA and the New Deal; 4. Canada and the ministries of Mackenzie King and R. B. Bennett 1929-39; 5. Latin America and the Depression; 6. The impact of the Great Depression on US society: African Americans, women and minorities; 7. The Great Depression and the Arts; 8. Exam practice; Further reading; Further information; Index; Acknowledgements.show more