History: Authoritarian & Single Party States for the IB Diploma (Book + eBook) (2e) : 9781292102573

History: Authoritarian & Single Party States for the IB Diploma (Book + eBook) (2e)

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Pearson United Kingdom
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Title type
Book + Access Code
This 2nd edition is a revised version of the bestselling 1st edition, written by leading IB practitioners to specifically match the International Baccalaureate History curriculum. It comprehensively covers the revised Authoritarian States topic, with specific focus on comparisons between leaders. This edition covers five leaders in depth, from each region – Castro, Stalin, Mao, Mussolini and Nasser – and includes foreign policy, as well education and social policy, as outlined by the curriculum. It will equip students with the knowledge and skills needed to answer essay questions on Paper Two and document-based questions on Paper One, as well as covering crossover content with Paper Three. The book is also accompanied by an enhanced eBook containing worksheets, quizzes to test knowledge and examination skills, and enlarged source material.

This book includes:

  • a clear overview and analysis of key events
  • practice in analysing source material, including photographs, cartoons, letters, speeches, and other documents
  • support throughout for new curriculum features, including key concepts and international mindedness
  • in-depth coverage of leaders, with the addition of foreign policy and comparative analysis
  • approaches to learning highlighted in each activity throughout the book
  • focus on the examination requirements, with ‘hints for success’ throughout, as well as quizzes on the eBook
  • an updated Theory of Knowledge section, matching the latest syllabus, and questions throughout to help with wider research and discussion.
Table of contents
  • Introduction
  • Topics and exam tips
  • Fidel Castro and Cuba (Americas)
  • Joseph Stalin and Russia (Europe)
  • Mao Zedong and China (Asia)
  • Benito Mussolini and Italy (Europe)
  • Gamal Abdel Nasser and Egypt (Africa)
  • Comparisons
  • Theory of Knowledge
  • Further reading
  • Glossary
  • Index
Series overview

Comprehensive resources for the International Baccalaureate® Diploma

The Pearson Baccalaureate series provides all you need to teach and learn the IB Diploma curricula – whether using textbooks, eBooks or online support materials

  • Each book covers the subject guide fully, including any Options material for the most up-to-date syllabus.
  • A suite of textbooks, eBooks and online resources supports teachers and students at every level – in the classroom, during independent study and for revision.
  • Clear links to ToK and the IB Learner Profile throughout the books, as well as advice on the Internal Assessment and the Extended Essay.
  • Packed full of exam-style assessment opportunities using questions from past papers, as well as guidance from subject experts and examiners.
  • Written in clear, accessible English for students whose first language is not English (excluding Languages B).
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