Part 1: Introducing Nature and Methods of Modern History
The investigation of historic sites and sources
The contestability of sources
The construction of modern histories
History and memory
The representation and commemoration of the past
Part 2: Case Studies
Decline and Fall of the Romanov Dynasty
People and events post World War II
Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade
The Cuban Revolution
The British in India and Mahatma Gandhi
The Meiji Restoration
Part 3: Historical Investigation
Clear alignment with the new Stage 6 NSW Modern History syllabus.
Relevant visual and text primary source extracts with accompanying activities.
Incorporation of classic and recent historical interpretations with questions.
Frequent content consolidation tasks and end-of-chapter review activities based on history skills and assessment requirements.
Historically accurate maps and relevant images, including photographs and artworks.
Biographical studies, information boxes, diagrams, timelines and glossaries to support student understanding of the topics.
Suggested further readings and weblinks.
Inquiry-based case studies.