History for the IB Diploma: Causes, Practices and Effects of Wars

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An exciting new series that covers the five Paper 2 topics of the IB 20th Century World History syllabus. This coursebook covers Paper 2, Topic 1, Causes, practices and effects of wars, in the 20th Century World History syllabus for the IB History programme. It is divided into thematic sections, following the IB syllabus structure and is written in clear, accessible English. It covers the following areas for detailed study: First World War (1914–18); Second World War (1939–45); Asia and Oceania: Chinese Civil War (1927–37 and 1946–9); and Europe and Middle East: Spanish Civil War (1936–9). Tailored to the requirements and assessment objectives of the IB syllabus, it allows students to make comparisons between different regions and time periods.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780521189316
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 5/19/2011
  • Series: IB Diploma Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 1,529,642
  • Product dimensions: 8.60 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Part I. Different Types and Nature of 20th Century Warfare: 1. Civil; 2. Guerilla; 3. Limited war, total war; Part II. Origins and Causes of War: 4. Long-term and short-term and immediate causes; 5. Economics, ideological, political and religious causes; Part III. Nature of 20th Century Wars: 6. Technological developments, tactics and strategies, air, land and sea; 7. Home front: economic and social impact (including changes in the role and status of women); 8. Resistance and revolutionary movements; Part IV. Effects and Results of War: 9. Peace settlements and wars ending without treaties; 10. Attempts at collective security and pre-and post- Second World War; 11. Political repercussions and territorial changes; 12. Post-war economic problems; Part V. For Detailed Study: 13. WW1 (1914-18); 14. WW2 (1939-45); 15. Africa: Algerian War (1954-62), Nigerian Civil War (1967-70); 16. Americas: Falklands/Malvinas War (1982), Nicaraguan Revolution (1976-9); 17. Asia and Oceania: Indo Pakistan Wars (1947-9, 1965, 1971), Chinese Civil War (1927-37 AND 1946-9); 18. Europe and Middle East: Spanish Civil War (1936-9), Iran-Iraq War (1980-88), Gulf War (1991).
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