Title Access to History for the IB Diploma: Causes and Effects of 20th Century Wars, 2/e
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Author Andy Dailey, Sarah Webb
ISBN 9781471841347
List price GBP 21.99
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Binding Paperback
No of pages 352
Book size 184 x 242 mm
Publishing year 2015
Original publisher Hodder Education
Published in India by .
Exclusive distributors Viva Books Private Limited
Sales territory India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal, .
Status New Arrival
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Description:

The renowned IB Diploma History series, combining compelling narratives with academic rigor.
An authoritative and engaging narrative, with the widest variety of sources at this level, helping students to develop their knowledge and analytical skills.
This second edition of Access to History for the IB Diploma: Causes, practices and effects of wars provides:

  • Reliable, clear and in-depth narrative from topic experts
  • Analysis of the historiography surrounding key debates
  • Dedicated exam practice with model answers and practice questions
  • TOK support and Historical Investigation questions to help with all aspects of the Diploma


Contents:

Dedication • Introduction • What you will study • How you will be assessed • About this book

Chapter 1: First World War 1914–18 • The long-term causes of the First World War • The short-term causes of the First World War • Key debate: To what extent should Germany be blamed for causing the First World War? • The course of the First World War • Managing the war • The effects of the First World War • Activities

Chapter 2: Spanish Civil War 1936–9 • The long-term causes of the Spanish Civil War • The short-term causes of the Spanish Civil War • Key debate: Why did civil war break out? • The course of the Spanish Civil War 1936–9 • The effects of the Spanish Civil War • Examination practice and activities

Chapter 3: Second World War in Europe and north Africa 1939–45 • Long-term causes of the Second World War in Europe and north Africa • Short-term causes of the Second World War in Europe and north Africa • Key debate: Is it possible to assign blame for the outbreak of the war in Europe? • The course of the war in Europe 1939 to June 1941 • The course of the war in Africa and Italy 1940–5 • The course of the war at sea 1939–45 • The course of the air war 1939–45 • The course of the land war in Europe, June 1941 to May 1945 • Outcomes and conclusions: reasons for German defeat • The home front and occupied Europe • Resistance movements • The effects of the Second World War in Europe and north Africa • Examination practice and activities

Chapter 4: Second World War in Asia and the Pacific 1941–5 • Causes of the Second World War in Asia and the Pacific • Course of the war in the Pacific 1941–5 • The home front • Resistance movements • The effects of the Second World War in Asia and the Pacific • Key debate: What factors led to Japan’s defeat? • Examination practice and activities

Chapter 5: Chinese Civil War 1927–37 and 1945–9 • The long-term causes of the Chinese Civil War • The short-term causes of the Chinese Civil War • The course of the Chinese Civil War • The effects of the Chinese Civil War • Examination practice and activities

Chapter 6: Nicaraguan Revolution 1976–9 • The causes of the Nicaraguan Revolution • The course of the Nicaraguan Revolution • The effects of the Nicaraguan Revolution • Examination practice • Activities

Chapter 7: Making thematic connections between twentieth-century wars • Comparing and contrasting the causes of the First and Second World Wars • Comparing and contrasting the practices of different wars • Comparing and contrasting the effects of different wars

Chapter 8: Examination guidance • Preparing for Paper 2 examination questions • Examination answer • Examination practice

Glossary • Further reading • Internal assessment • Index


Target Audience:

This book is suitable for History students and the teachers of IB Diploma.

 
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