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1. The world in 1914: outbreak of the First World War
1.1 Prologue
1.2 The world in 1914
1.3 Events leading up to the outbreak of war
1.4 What caused the war, and who was to blame?

2. The First World War and its aftermath – Summary of events
2.1 1914
2.2 1915
2.3 1916
2.4 The war at sea
2.5 1917
2.6 The Central Powers defeated|
2.7 The problems of making a peace settlement
2.8 The Treaty of Versailles with Germany
2.9 The peace treaties with Austria-Hungary
2.10 The settlement with Turkey and Bulgaria
2.11 Verdict on the peace settlement

3. The League of Nations – Summary of events
3.1 What were the origins of the League?
3.2 How was the League organized?
3.3 The successes of the League
3.4 Why did the League fail to preserve peace?

4. International relations, 1919-33 – Summary of events
4.1 What attempts were made to improve international relations, and how successful were they?
4.2 How did France try to deal with the problem of Germany between 1919 and 1933?
4.3 How did relations between the USSR and Britain, Germany, and France develop between 1919 and 1933?
4.4 The ‘successor’ states
4.5 United States foreign policy, 1919-33

5. International relations, 1933-39 – Summary of events
5 .1 Relations between Japan and China
5.2 Mussolini’s foreign policy
5.3 What were Hitler’s aims in foreign policyand how successful had he been by the end of 1938?
5.4 What is meant by the term ‘appeasement’? How could such a policy be justified, and what part did it play in international affairs between 1935 and 1939?
5.5 Munich to the outbreak of war: September l 938 to September 1939
5.6 Why did war break out? Were Hitler or the appeasers to blame?

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6. The Second World War, 1939-45
6.1 Opening moves: September 1939 to December 1940
6.2 The Axis offensive widens: 1941 to the summer of 1942
6.3 The offensives held in check: summer 1942 to summer 1943
6.4 What part was played in the war by Allied naval forces?
6.5 What contribution did air power make to the defeat of the Axis?
6.6 The Axis powers defeated: July 1943 to August 1945
6.7 Why did the Axis powers lose the war?
6.8 The Holocaust
6.9 What were the effects of the war?

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7. The Cold War: problems of international relations after the Second World War – Summary of events
7 .1 What caused the Cold War?
7.2 How did the Cold War develop between 1945 and 1953?
7.3 To what extent was there a thaw after 1953
7.4 The nuclear arms race and the Cuban missiles crisis (1962)

8. The spread of communism outside Europe and its effects on international relations – Summary of events
8.1 The war in Korea and its effects on international relations 143
8.2 Cuba: why did Castro come to power and how were Cuba’s foreign relations affected?
8.3 The wars in Vietnam, 1946-54 and 1961-75
8.4 Chile under Salvador Allende 1970-3
8.5 More United States interventions
8.6 Detente: international relations from the l 970s to the 1990s
8.7 The collapse of communism in eastern Europe and the end of the Cold War: international relations transformed

9. The United Nations Organization – Summary of events
9.1 The structure of the United Nations Organization
9.2 How different is the United Nations from the League of Nations?
9.3 How successful has the UN been as a peacekeeping organization?
9 .4 UN peacekeeping since the end of the Cold War
9 .5 What other work is the UN responsible for?
9.6 Verdict on the United Nations Organization
9.7 What about the future of the UN?

10. The Two Europes, East and West since 1945 – Summary of events
10.1 The states of western Europe
10.2 The growth of unity in western Europe
10.3 The early days of the European Community
10.4 The European Community from 1972 to Maastricht (1991)
10.5 Communist unity in eastern Europe
10.6 Why and how did communism collapse in eastern Europe?
10.7 Civil war in Yugoslavia
10.8 Europe since Maastricht
10.9 The European Union in Crisis

11. Conflict in the Middle East – Summary of events
11. l Arab unity and interference from the outside world 227
11.2 The creation of Israel and the Arab-Israeli war 1948-9 230
11.3 The Suez War of 1956 232
11.4 The Six-Day War of 1967 234
11.5 The Yorn Kippur War of 1973 236
11.6 Camp David and the Egyptian-Israeli peace, 1978-9 237
11.7 Peace between Israel and the PLO 238
11.8 Conflict in the Lebanon 240
11.9 The Iran-Iraq War, 1980-8 244
11.10 The Gulf War, 1990-1
11.11 Israelis and Palestinians fight again

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12. The new world order and the war against global terrorism – Summary of events
12. l The new world order
12. 2 The rise of global terrorism
12.3 11 September 2001 and the ‘war on terrorism’
12.4 The downfall of Saddam Hussein
12.5 The continuing war in Afghanistan
12.6 The problem of Iran
12. 7 The Arab Spring


13. Italy 1918-45: the first appearance of fascism – Summary of events
13.l Why was Mussolini able to come to power?
13.2 What did the term ‘fascism’ stand for?
13.3 M ussohni tries to introduce the fascist state
13.4 What benefits did fascism bring for the Italian people?
13.5 Opposition and downfall

14. Germany 1918-45: the Weimar Republic and Hitler – Summary of events
14. l Why did the Weimar Republic collapse?
14.2 What did National Socialism stand for?
14.3 Hitler consolidates his power
14.4 How was Hitler able to stay in power?
14.5 Nazism and Fascism
14.6 How successful was Hitler in domestic affairs?

15 Japan and Spain – Summary of events
15 .1 Japan before the Second World War
15.2 Japan recovers
15.3 Spain


16. Russia and the revolutions, 1900-24 – Summary of events
16.1 After 1905: were the 1917 revolutions inevitable?
16.2 The two revolutions: March and November 1917
16.3 How successfully did Lenin and the Bolsheviks deal with their problems (1917-24)?
16.4 Lenin – evil genius?

17 The USSR and Stalin, 1924-53 – Summary of events
17.l How did Stalin get to supreme power? 372
17.2 How successful was Stalin in solving the USSR’s economic problems?
17 .3 Politics and the Purges 379
17.4 Everyday life and culture under Stalin 384
17.5 Stalin’s final years, 1945-53

18. Continuing communism, collapse, and aftermath, 1953 to the present – Summary of events
18.1 The Khrushchev era, 1953-64
18.2 The USSR stagnates, 1964-86
18.3 Gorbachev and the end of communist rule
18.4 The aftermath of communism: Yeltsin, Pu tin and Medvedev

19. China 1900-49 – Summary of events
19.l Revolution and the warlord era
19 .2 The Kuomintang, Dr. Sun Yat-sen, and Chiang Kai-shek
19.3 Mao Zedong and the Chinese Communist Party
19.4 The communist victory,

20. China since 1949: the communists in control – Summary of events
20.1 How successful was Mao in dealing with China’s problems?
20.2 Life after Mao
20.3 Tiananmen Square, 1989 and the crisis of communism
20.4 The changing face of communism in China

21. Communism in Korea and South East Asia – Summary of events
21.1 North Korea
21.2 Vietnam
21.3 Cambodia/Kampuchea
21.4 Laos

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22. The USA before the Second World War – Summary of events
22.1 The American system of government
22.2 Into the melting pot: the era of immigration
22.3 The USA becomes economic leader of the world
22.4 Socialists, trade unions and the impact of war and the Russian revolutions
22.5 Racial discrimination and the Civil Rights Movement
22.6 The Great Depression arrives: October 1929
22. 7 Roosevelt and the New Deal

23. The USA since 1945 – Summary of events
23.1 Poverty and social policies
23.2 Racial problems and the Civil Rights Movement
23.3 Anti-communism and Senator McCarthy
23.4 Nixon and Watergate
23.5 The Carter-Reagan-Bush era, 1977-93
23.6 Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama


24. The end of the European Empires – Summary of events
24.1 Why did the European powers give up their Empires?
24.2 Indian independence and partition
24.3 The West Indies, Malaya and Cyprus
24.4 The British leave Africa
24.5 The end of the French Empire
24.6 Holland, Belgium, Spain, Portugal, and Italy
24. 7 Verdict on decolonization

25 Problems in Africa – Summary of events
25.1 Problems common to the African states
25.2 Democracy, dictatorship and military government in Ghana
25.3 Civil wars and corruption in Nigeria
25.4 Poverty in Tanzania
25.5 The Congo/Zaire
25.6 Angola: a Cold War tragedy
25.7 Genocide in Burundi and Rwanda
25.8 Apartheid and black majority rule in South Africa
25.9 Socialism and civil war in Ethiopia
25.10 Liberia – a unique experiment
25.11 Stability and chaos in Sierra Leone
25.12 Zimbabwe under Robert Mugabe
25.13 Confusion and civil war in Somalia
25.14 The Sudan
25.15 Africa and its problems in the twenty-first century

26. Latin America
Summary of events
26.1 The era of US domination
26.2 South America: Brazil and Venezuela
26.3 Mexico, Guatemala and Nicaragua-
The challenge to US domination

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