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20th century world history : course companion

Author: Martin Cannon; International Baccalaureate Organization.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2009.
Series: Course companion series
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Developed in collaboration with the International Baccalaureate Organization, Oxford's Course Companions provide extra support for students taking IB Diploma Programme courses. They present a whole-course approach with a wide range of resources, and encourage a deep understanding of each subject by making connections to wider issues and providing opportunites for critical thinking. With coverage of the 2007 course  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Study guides
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Cannon; International Baccalaureate Organization.
ISBN: 9780199152612 0199152616
OCLC Number: 213301926
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 512 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Contents: 1. Peacemaking, peacekeeping - international relations, 1918-36; 2. The Arab-Israeli conflict, 1945 -79; 3. Communism in crisis, 1976-89; 4. Causes, practices and the ffects of war; 5. Democratic states: challenges and responses; 6. Origins and development of authoritarian and single party states; 7. Decolonization and the independence movements in Africa and Asia; 8. Nationalist and independent movements in post-1945 Central and Eastern European states- Poland and Czechoslovakia; 9. The Cold War; 10. Index
Series Title: Course companion series
Other Titles: IB diploma programme
Responsibility: Martin Cannon [and others].
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Developed in collaboration with the International Baccalaureate Organization, Oxford's Course Companions provide extra support for students taking IB Diploma Programme courses. They present a whole-course approach with a wide range of resources, and encourage a deep understanding of each subject by making connections to wider issues and providing opportunites for critical thinking. With coverage of the 2007 course outline, this course companion has been written by a principal examiner for IB Diploma History and has been extensively reviewed by teachers, consultants and the IBO. The book contains a unique approach, integrating theory of knowledge and internationalism throughout. Lively and accessible, activities and features are provided for learning and discussion around core and wider issues, and include much needed guidance on study and writing skills. Also included are exam and Extended Essay advice.

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