Cambridge IGCSE Modern World History by Ben Walsh, Michael Scott-Baumann

Cambridge IGCSE Modern World History

Written by Ben Walsh, Michael Scott-Baumann
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Part of the History In Focus Series


Cambridge IGCSE Modern World History by Ben Walsh, Michael Scott-Baumann

Complete support for the 20th Century section of the IGCSE History syllabus with best-selling books and digital resources from an author you can really trust.This new edition of Ben Walsh's best-selling GCSE Modern World History provides a comprehensive textbook for Cambridge IGCSE History covering the 20th Century core content and developing the necessary skills.It provides a winning combination of features that will meet the needs of all students:- Clear, engaging and provocative author text brings the 20th Century period to life and summarises complicated history clearly without being simplistic- Focus Tasks (exactly targeting each focus point of the 20th Century part of the syllabus) steadily deepen students' understanding of the content while progressively building their history skills- Original and relevant source material - written and visual - is used for historical investigation not just for illustration - Exam Focus and Revision Tips help students acquire both the necessary content knowledge and the essential conceptual understandingIn its previous editions this book has provided students with what they need to achieve their best possible results, and provided teachers with what they need to teach a rewarding and worthwhile course. It's a winning combination.It is endorsed by Cambridge International Examinations.ContentsHow this book will help you to succeed in Cambridge IGCSE HistorySection 1: Core Content Option B - International Relations since 1919Part 1 The Inter-War Years 1919-19391 Were the peace treaties of 1919-23 fair?2 To what extent was the League of Nations a success?3 Why had international peace collapsed by 1939?Part 2 The Cold War and the Gulf, 1945-20004 Who was to blame for the Cold War?5 How effectively did the USA contain the spread of Communism?6 How secure was the USSR's control over Eastern Europe, 1948-c.1989?7 Why did events in the Gulf matter c.1970-2000?Exam Focus: core content option BSection 2: Depth Studies9 Germany, 1918-458 Russia, 1905-4110 The USA,1919-41Exam Focus: depth studiesThis book is supported by online Teaching and Learning resources powered by Dynamic Learning. These provide extensive ICT-based activities for all key topics which will help refine students' historical thinking and focus their revision.

About the Author

Ben Walsh is an experienced history teacher, a best-selling author and a celebrated expert in the use of digital technology in history teaching. Michael Scott-Baumann (Chapter 7) is an experienced history teacher and author

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336 pages


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29th November 2013



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