Part of the series Nelson Modern History.
The Age of Imperialism 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. They 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.
The Age of Imperialism focuses broadly on the rising spread of Europeans in Africa and Asia between 1850 and 1914, and examines the origins, nature and consequences of imperialism and colonialism during this period.
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
- CHAPTER 1: The drive to imperialism
- CHAPTER 2: Imperialism before 1914
- CHAPTER 3: Ideas of the ‘imperial age’
- CHAPTER 4: The experience of a colonised people - Vietnam under the French to 1940
- CHAPTER 5: The significance of imperialism
|Product Type||Student Books,|
|Year Level||Year 11, Year 12,|
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