Nelson Modern History: A Globalised World

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A Globalised World has been developed for senior secondary students of History and is part of the Nelson Modern History series.

Availability: Available Usually Dispatched In: 5 - 7 Business Days ISBN: 9780170244190 Brand/Publisher: Nelson Categories: Humanities and Social Sciences (HASS)History

Part of the series Nelson Modern History.

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A Globalised World has been developed for senior secondary students of History and is part of the Nelson Modern History series. Each book in the series is based on the understanding that History is an interpretive study of the past by which students also come to better appreciate the making of the modern world. Developing understandings of the past and present in senior History extends on the skills learnt in earlier years. Students will use historical skills, including research, evaluation, synthesis, analysis and communication. Students will rely on their knowledge of the historical concepts such as evidence, continuity and change, cause and effect, significance, empathy, perspectives and contestability, to understand and interpret societies from the past. The activities and tasks have been written to ensure that students develop the skills and attributes required for senior History subjects.

A Globalised World examines the transformation of the world’s economic systems since the end of World War II. Opening with a detailed discussion of the world in the wake of this conflict this student book then explores the origins and significance of the Cold War, the emergence of regional blocs, the economic crises of the 1970s and the revival of the market economy and neo-liberalism from the 1980s.

Series Editor, Tony Taylor is the past Director of the National Inquiry into the Teaching and Learning of History and the National Centre for History Education. From 2006 to 2010 he was a senior consultant to federal government bodies responsible for the development of Australian Curriculum History, while researching and publishing extensively in various topics in education and History.


  • About the series
  • Series editor acknowledgements
  • Author acknowledgements
  • Introduction
  • CHAPTER 1: The world in 1945-46
  • CHAPTER 2: Communism and Capitalism in the 1950s
  • CHAPTER 3: The emergence of regional blocs, 1950s-60s
  • CHAPTER 4: Change and recession in the 1970s
  • CHAPTER 5: The market revived, 1970s-90s
  • CHAPTER 6: Popular culture and technology in Australia, 1990-2010
  • Conclusion
ISBN 9780170244190
Publisher Nelson
Product Type Student Books,
Year Level Year 11, Year 12,
Author(s) Brad Kelly

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