Key Features of Modern History 1 Year 11 5E Student book + obook assess

Author: Dennett et al, Publisher: Oxford University Press
$73.95
SKU/ISBN
9780190310462

Key Features of Modern History has been updated for the 2018 Modern History Stage 6 syllabus. The first of a two-volume series, Key Features of Modern History 1 offers complete support for teachers and their students in 2018 and beyond.

Authors Bruce Dennett, Bernie Howitt, Stephen Dixon and Angela Wong bring their years of classroom, curriculum and academic experience to the fifth edition of Key Features of Modern History 1 and provide unparalleled depth and coverage in an easy-to-read, easy-to-understand and easy-to-master format.


Features

  • All content has been explicitly aligned to the Modern History Stage 6 syllabus (Year 11).
  • Trusted, in-depth and appropriately levelled content has been developed by expert teachers.
  • All chapters follow a new, simplified structure with content organised into manageable double-page topics.
  • The language is clear and unambiguous, supported by plenty of visuals.
  • obook assess provides comprehensive student and teacher digital support, including answers to every question in the book, teacher notes, assessment support and more.
  • New: ‘Focus questions’, ‘Key concepts and skills’, and ‘Learning goals’ are clearly stated at the beginning of each chapter to guide teachers and students through the content.
  • New: ‘Check your learning’ questions for each topic allow students to review and expand on what they have learned.
  • New: ‘Understanding and using the sources’ questions throughout each chapter enhance student understanding of how to use and critically analyse historical sources.
  • New: A ‘Profile’ for each chapter allows for more in-depth learning about a historically significant person, event or phenomenon.
  • New: Bolstered by a digital platform, teachers will be equipped with an array of resources to effectively deliver the course, and students will be able to interact with content using a variety of digital tools, making for an engaging and enjoyable history lesson.

Contents

PART A: INVESTIGATING MODERN HISTORY – THE NATURE OF MODERN HISTORY

  • Chapter 1 The investigation of historic sites and sources: The trenches of World War I and the archaeology of Fromelles
  • Chapter 2 The contestability of the past: Pearl Harbor 
  • Chapter 3 The construction of modern histories: the Holocaust
  • Chapter 4 History and memory: autobiography 
  • Chapter 5 The representation and commemoration of the past: film, television and history
  • Chapter 6 Historical investigation

PART B: INVESTIGATING MODERN HISTORY – CASE STUDIES

  • Chapter 7 Terrorism 
  • Chapter 8 The American Civil War
  • Chapter 9 The decline and fall of the Romanov dynasty 
  • Chapter 10 The Cuban Revolution 
  • Chapter 11 The Boxer Rebellion in China
  • Chapter 12 The origins of the Arab–Israeli conflict

PART C: THE SHAPING OF THE MODERN WORLD

  • Chapter 13 World War I
  • Chapter 14 The French Revolution 
  • Chapter 15 The age of imperialism
More Information
Year Level Year 11
Edition 5th
Date of Publication 2017
ISBN 9780190310462
Subject Modern History
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