Oxford IB Diploma Programme: The Cold War - Superpower Tensions and Rivalries Course Companion
$39.99

Oxford IB Diploma Programme: The Cold War - Superpower Tensions and Rivalries Course Companion

By Alexis Mamaux
US$ 39.99
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Drive critical, engaged learning and advanced skills development. Enabling comprehensive, rounded understanding, the student-centred approach actively develops the sophisticated skills key to performance in Paper 2. Developed directly with the IB for the 2015 syllabus, this Course Book fully supports the new comparative approach to learning. Cover the new syllabus in the right level of depth, with rich, thorough subject content Developed directly the with IB, with
the most comprehensive support for the new syllabus with complete support for the comparative approach Truly engage learners with topical, relevant material that convincingly connects learning with the modern, global world Streamline your planning, with a clear and thorough structure helping you
logically progress through the syllabus Build the advanced-level skills learners need for Paper 2, with the student-led approach driving active skills development and strengthening exam performance Integrate Approaches to learning with ATLs like th

Table of Contents
  • Front Cover
  • Title Page
  • Course Companion definition
  • The IB learner Profile
  • A note on academic honesty
  • Contents
  • Your guide to Paper 2
  • Introduction
  • 1 Growth of tension - The orgins of The Cold War, 1943-1949
    • 1.1 The formation of the Grand Alliance
    • 1.2 The wartime conferences, 1943–1945
    • 1.3 The emergence of superpower rivalry in Europe, 1945–1949
    • 1.4 The Berlin Blockade
    • 1.5 The atom bomb and Soviet achievement of nuclear parity
    • 1.6 The roles of the USA and the Soviet Union in the origins of the Cold War
    • Exam-style questions and further reading
    • Case Study 1: Yugoslavia Under Tito
    • Planning an essay
  • 2 Global Spread of the Cold War,1945-1964
    • 2.1 Emergence of superpower rivalry in Asia,1945–1949
    • 2.2 Communist success in China and its relations with the USSR and the USA,1946–1949
    • 2.3 north Korean invasion of South Korea, 1950
    • 2.4 origins of the non-Aligned movement
    • 2.5 The hungarian uprising
    • 2.6 The Suez Crisis
    • 2.7 Congo Crisis, 1960–1964
    • 2.8 Berlin Crisis and the Berlin wall
    • 2.9 Sino–Soviet tensions, the Taiwan Strait and the split
    • 2.10 Cuban missile Crisis
    • Exam-style questions and further reading
    • Case Study 2: Guatemala During The Cold War
    • writing an introduction
  • 3 Reconciliation and renewed conflict, 1963-1979
    • 3.1 The invasion of Czechoslovakia
    • 3.2 arms race and détente
    • 3.3 sino–us agreements
    • 3.4 The election, presidency and overthrow of salvador allende in Chile
    • 3.5 Cold War crisis in asia: soviet invasion of Afghanistan, 1979
    • exam-style questions and further reading
    • Case Study 3: Vitnam and The Cold War
    • Writing the body of the essay
  • 4 The end of The Cold War
    • 4.1 Eastern European dissent
    • 4.2 Cold War crisis: the Able Archer crisis,1983
    • 4.3 Gorbachev’s policies
    • 4.4 the effect of Gorbachev’s policies on Eastern Europe and the end of the Cold War
    • 4.5 the end of the USSR, 1989–1991
    • Exam-style questions and further reading
    • Writing the conclusion
  • Index
  • Index
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