This series has taken the clarity, accessibility, reliability and in-depth analysis of our best-selling Access to History series and tailor-made it for the History IB Diploma. Each title in the series supports a specific topic in the IB History guide through thorough content coverage and examination guidance - helping students develop a good knowledge and understanding of the required content alongside the skills they need to do well.
United States Civil War: causes, course and effects 1840-77 is an IB specific edition of Access to History: The American Civil War: Causes, Courses and Consequences 1803-1877. It has been revised to fully support the section of the same name in HL option 3: Aspects of the History of the Americas and includes:
- authoritative, clear and engaging narrative which combines depth of content with accessibility of approach
- up-to-date historiography with clear analysis and associated TOK activities
- guidance on answering exam-style questions with model answers and practice questions.
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Alan Farmer is a widely published academic on modern American, European and British history. He taught history to students of all ages for all his working life. He was Head of History at the University of Cumbria until retiring in 2006.