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Rediscovering the Past: Twentieth-Century World Pupil's Book  

Rediscovering the Past: Twentieth-Century World Pupil's Book



Re-discovering the Past is SHP's ideal series for mixed ability teaching. They combining clear author text, accessible but worthwhile activities, and clear lines of enquiry.

This book covers the key themes of Twentieth Century History: focusing on the two World Wars; the rise of the dictators and the Cold War.

Other titles in the series:
Re-discovering Medieval Realms 1066-1500
Re-discovering the Making of the United Kingdom 1500-1750
Re-discovering Britain 1750-1900

Table of Contents:
Section 1 The First World War
Three fuses and one spark!
What was life like on the Western Front?

Section 2 The rise of the dictators and the causes of the Second World War
Was Germany treated fairly after the war?
The rise of the dictators
Why were people in the West so frightened of Communism?
Why did the Germans vote for Adolf Hitler?
What was life like in Nazi Germany?
The causes of the Second World War

Section 3 The Second World War    The Second World War - overview  Dunkirk - triumph or defeat?
Why was the Battle of Britain a turning point in the war?
Tearing the heart out of the German Army (the Eastern Front)
Living through the war
How did the Holocaust happen?
How did the atomic bombs end the war in the Pacific?
Can the dropping of the atomic bombs be justified?
Section 4 The Cold War era: what was the Cold War?
Why was the Cuban Missile Crisis so dangerous?
Can you think like a Cold War leader?
What was so important about the Berlin Wall?
How did a half-naked man with a bamboo stick defeat the British Empire?

Published: 28/11/2001
Extent: 136 pages
Illustrations: colour illustrations, glossary, index
Series: ReDiscovering the Past

Redkite Order Code: A140

ISBN: 9780719585487

RRP: £19.99
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