Power & Authority in the Modern World - Student Book with 4 Access Codes (Print & Digital)

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Power and Authority in the Modern World is written with close and clear alignment to the NSW Stage 6 Modern History course.

Availability: Available Usually Dispatched In: 5 - 10 Business Days ISBN: 9780170402149 Brand/Publisher: Nelson Categories: Australian Curriculum for NSWHumanities and Social Sciences (HASS)History

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Power and Authority in the Modern World is written with close and clear alignment to the NSW Stage 6 Modern History course. The text incorporates classic and recent historical interpretations are supported by regular and relevant visual and primary source extracts, with accompanying activities. The book opens with a survey of the Paris Peace conference and the emergence of dictatorships in Italy, Russia and Japan. This is followed by a detailed examination of ideology of Nazism, the failure of the Weimar democracy and the establishment of the National Socialist dictatorship and its impact on German society to 1939.

Key Features:

  • Reference sections include profiles of key figures and groups, definitions of central concepts and terms, and summaries of major documents.
  • Source studies appear frequently throughout each chapter and are combined with questions and activities to aid students’ evaluation and interpretation of evidence from the past.
  • In-chapter glossaries define key terms.
  • Information boxes contain extended discussions of key events, concepts and historical developments, many also include questions and activities.
  • Each chapter includes a brief chapter conclusion, summary and suggestions for further resources.
  • End-of-chapter activities incorporate a rage of historical understandings and skills, essay questions, and research tasks to consolidate students’ understanding and offer opportunities for extension and revision.


  1. The Post-World War I Peace Treaties and their consequences
  2. The Rise of Dictatorships after World War I
  3. The Rise of Nazism and Collapse of the Weimar Republic
  4. The Nazi Consolidation of Power 1933-34
  5. Nazi Ideology
  6. Control and Opposition in Nazi Germany 1933-39
  7. The impact of the Nazi regime on life in Germany
  8. The Search for peace and security 1919-1946



ISBN 9780170402149
Publisher Nelson
Product Type Student Books,
Year Level Year 12,
Author(s) Ken Webb

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