IB Course Book: Authoritarian States

Brian Gray, Mariam Habibi, Sanjay Perera, Verity Aylward

IB Course Book: Authoritarian States

Brian Gray, Mariam Habibi, Sanjay Perera, Verity Aylward






28 Aug 2015




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Drive critical, engaged learning and advanced skills development. Enabling comprehensive, rounded understanding, the student-centred approach actively develops the sophisticated skills key to performance in Paper 2. Developed directly with the IB for the 2015 syllabus, this Course Book fully supports the new comparative approach to learning.

Cover the new syllabus in the right level of depth, with rich, thorough subject content
Developed directly with the IB, with the most comprehensive support for the new syllabus with complete support for the comparative approach
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 2, 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
Also available as an Online Course Book


1: Egypt - Nasser
1.1: The Emergence of Nasser's Egypt 1914-1952
1.2: Nasser's consolidation of power 1952-1954
1.3: Nasser's policies 1952-1970
2: Cuba - Castro
2.1: Castro's rise to power
2.2: Consolidation and maintenance of power in Castro's Cuba
2.3: Aims and results of Castro's policies
3: China - Mao
3.1: Mao's rise to power 1949
3.2: Mao's consolidation of power 1949-1955
3.3: Mao's economic and social policies
4: Germany - Hitler
4.1: The emergence of the authoritarian state in Germany 1919-1934
4.2: Hitler's consolidation of power 1934-1935
4.3: The aims and results of Nazi policies


Author Brian Gray

Author Mariam Habibi

Author Sanjay Perera

Author Verity Aylward