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History of the Americas 1880-1981: IB History Online Course Book: Oxford IB Diploma Programme

The only DP resources developed with the IB

Author Alexis Mamaux, Author David Smith, Author Mark Rogers, Author Matt Borgmann, Author Shannon Leggett, and Author Yvonne Berliner

Suitable for:  IB History students - ages 16-18

Price:  £40.99 +VAT

ISBN: 978-0-19-835485-7
Publication date: 27/08/2015
Digital Licence Key: 512 pages
Dimensions: 210x148mm

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Drive critical, engaged, high level learning and skills. Developed with the IB, this Course Book equips learners to analyze and articulate complex historical concepts and contexts, strengthening performance and potential. Enabling advanced understanding, the student-centred approach actively builds, refines and perfects higher level skills.


  • Cover the new syllabus in the right level of depth, with rich, thorough subject content from across the Americas for topics 10-17 for Paper 3.
  • Developed directly with the IB for the new syllabus first examined 2017.
  • Truly engage learners with topical, relevant material that convincingly connects learning with the modern, global world.
  • Streamline your planning, with a clear and thorough structure helping you logically progress through the syllabus.
  • Build the advanced-level skills learners need for Paper 3, with the student-led approach driving active skills development and strengthening exam performance.
  • Integrate approaches to learning with ATLs like thinking, communication, research and social skills built directly into learning.
  • Help learners think critically about improving performance with extensive examiner insight and samples based on the latest exam format.
  • Build an advanced level, thematic understanding with fully integrated Global Contexts, Key Concepts and TOK.
  • The online Course Book will be available on Oxford Education Bookshelf until 2023. Access is facilitated via a unique code, which is sent in the mail. The code must be linked to an email address, creating a user account. Access may be transferred once to a new user, once the initial user no longer requires access. You will need to contact your local Educational Consultant to arrange this.

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Table of Contents

1: Emergence of the Americas in global affairs (1880-1929)
2: The Mexican Revolution (1884-1940)
3: The Great Depression and the Americas (mid 1920-1939)
4: The Second World War and the Americas (1933-1945)

5: Political developments in Latin America (1945-1980)
6: Political developments in the United States and Canada (1945-1980)
7: The Cold War and the Americas (1945-1981)
8: Civil rights and social movements in the Americas post-1945