International School History - International Baccalaureate - DP2 SL History - Term 1

DP History at La Côte Last update - 19 septembre 2017  
Term 1
Key Questions Lesson material Additional materials and external links
What was the Cold War?


Textbook - Allan Todd Chapter 2 - The Nature of the Cold War.
Video - Cold War episode 1 Comrades and accompanying website. This includes a transcript of the episode.


The importance of the Cold War in 20th century history. Jeffrey Sachs on BBC website.

The UK National Archive has an excellent website that includes a fascinating look at documents from the period before 1939 and during WWII.

See the wonderful John D Clare for clear, link-rich explanations of all the features of the early Cold War.

People's Century video which examines the Cold War 1945-61. A good introductory overview.





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