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This page is designed to help you with some of your revision topics (Section 1) and to show you how the entire casahistoria site can help you with your historical investigations and history based extended essay
 
1.   Selected Revision Guides by Topic  
2.  Casahistoria pages to help with IB investigations & revision (for simplicity, set out according to the syllabus): 
 
Part 1: SL/HL Prescribed Subjects
Part 2: SL/HL - 20th Century Topics
Part 3: HL Options
 
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1. Selected Revision Guides by Topic 
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If you want general revision on Modern History go to the casahistoria guide to revision sites on the web. Links marked ***** are most suited to AS & IB.









These casahistoria netguides are mainly in note form and are easy to follow. They should be used in conjunction with your own reading, notes and research from casahistoria weblinks 



Single Party States
Imperialism

 

 

 

Europe

Russian Revolution

 

 

 

The Americas


The US in latin America

 

Cuba
  • US in Cuba 1902-1958: notes on each period of direct & indirect US influence on Cuba.  A casahistoria netguide in lecture note format.
  • Castro's Cuba: reasons for emergence, policies, impact 1959-1990.  A casahistoria netguide in lecture note format.

 

Argentina
  • Latin American Economy: 1880-1914  A casahistoria netguide in lecture note format.
  • Peron's Argentina:  reasons for rise to power, policies, fall from office.  A casahistoria netguide in lecture note format.

 

 

 

Asia  


Indochina & Vietnam
  • Indochina and Vietnam: Causes of French & US involvement, events of each conflict, outcomes.  A casahistoria netguide in lecture note format. PDF file  and requires adobe reader.
  • World War 2 in Indochina - a casahistoria netguide diagram. PDF file  and requires adobe reader.






17th Century England

 

 

 


 

  

 

 





Casahistoria pages to help with investigations & revision:
IB Part 1: SL/HL Prescribed Subjects


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Prescribed subject 1:
Peacemaking,
peacekeeping —
international relations 1918‑36
Prescribed subject 2:
The Arab-Israeli conflict 1945-1979
Prescribed subject 3:
Communism in crisis 1976‑89

 

 





  







Casahistoria pages to help with investigation & revision:
IB Part 2: SL/HL - 20th Century World History Topics

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Topic 1:
Causes, practices
& effects of wars
Topic 2:
Democracy, discrimination
& dissent
Democracy: Challenges and Responses: Discrimination and Genocide/Ethnic Cleansing:
Topic 3:
 Origins and development of authoritarian states
& single party states
Topic 4:
Nationalist & independence movements in Africa
and Asia
& post-1945 central and easternEuropean states
Topic 5:
The Cold War

 





  






Casahistoria pages to help with investigation & revision:
IB Part 3: HL Options


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Option 2:
 Aspects of the history of

Africa
Sections 3-7. European imperialism, annexation of Africa & Africa under colonialism: 10. Nationalist and Independence Movements:

 

Option 3:
 Aspects of the history of
the Americas
Sections 1-2, 4.
Independence movements, Nation building, development 1865-1929:
4. The development of the modern nations 1865-1929 5. Emergence of the Americas in global affairs 1880-1929 6. The Mexican Revolution 1911-1940 9. Political developments in the Americas after the Second World War 1945-1979 10. The Cold War and the Americas 1945-1981 12. Into the twenty-first century 1980s-2000



Option 4:
 Aspects of the history of
Asia and Oceania
1. Colonialism: late 18th-mid 19th Century Imperialism  3 & 4: Traditional East Asian societies under attack: late 18th century to the mid 19th century; Early modernization and imperial decline in East Asia 5. Impact of the World Wars in South and Southeast Asia 6. Developments in Australia and New Zealand 1941-2000 7. The Republic of China 1912-49, and the rise of Communism 10. China – the Regional Superpower: from mid 20th century to 2000 11. Global impact of the region in the second half of the 20th century


Option 5:
 Aspects of the history of
Europe & the Middle East
5. Imperial Decline 1853 – 1920: Tsarist Russia, Austria-Hungary 7. War and change in the Middle East 1914 – 1949 8. Inter-war years/conflict and cooperation 1919 – 1939 9. The Soviet Union and Eastern Europe 1917 – 1964 11. Post-war developments in the Middle East 1945 – 2000
  

 

 

Want a book to read? Here are some suggestions……..

Reading for History: Click to download a pdf listing some suggested books for reading that are based on historical topics. The books listed have not been selected for their historical accuracy. Some are more varied in their historical precision than others. However, they have been chosen because they should be interesting to read whilst at the same time being related to specific areas of your History courses.

  • They are novels set in a particular time, not detailed text books about a definite period.
  • They are graded by difficulty into grades 1, 2 and 3. Grade 1 is the easiest level, 3 the most difficult.
  • All are in paperback or readily available in libraries. Some are shown below.




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