History for the IB Diploma: The Soviet Union and Eastern Europe 1924-2000

History for the IB Diploma: The Soviet Union and Eastern Europe 1924-2000

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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 5, Topic 9, The Soviet Union and Eastern Europe 1924-2000. 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
  • 1139547852
  • 9781139547857

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1. Introduction; 2. Stalin's rise to power 1924-29; 3. Stalin's revolution; 4. From World War to Cold War; 5. The Cold War and the Sovietisation of Eastern Europe 1945-53; 6. Khrushchev and Russia 1953-64: domestic and foreign policies; 7. From Brezhnev to Chernenko: stagnation and drift 1964-85; 8. Soviet foreign policy and Eastern Europe after 1985; 9. From the USSR to Russia: reform, collapse and restoration 1985-2000; 10. Exam practice; Further reading; Further information; Index; Acknowledgements.show more

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