Part of the series Nelson Modern History.
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.
- 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.
- The Post-World War I Peace Treaties and their consequences
- The Rise of Dictatorships after World War I
- The Rise of Nazism and Collapse of the Weimar Republic
- The Nazi Consolidation of Power 1933-34
- Nazi Ideology
- Control and Opposition in Nazi Germany 1933-39
- The impact of the Nazi regime on life in Germany
- The Search for peace and security 1919-1946
|Product Type||Student Books,|
|Year Level||Year 12,|
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