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This revision guide supports exam preparation for IBDP History Paper 2, focusing on the Spanish Civil War to explore Topic 11: Causes and Effects of 20th-century Wars. Structured to mirror the syllabus it will help you to build an understanding of the essential issues and approaches that examiners will be looking for in your essays. Coverage includes: The failings in the political system and the social divisions that made war possible; Political polarisation in the Republic and the growth of disorder and violence; The division of Spain and the course of the Civil War; The rise of Franco and Nationalist Spain; Foreign involvement in the Spanish Civil War; The costs and impacts of the conflict within Spain and beyond. Features: Recognises differing historical interpretations of core issues; Exam-style questions test understanding and recall, with guidance on potential approaches; Key Issues boxes explore the questions that are most important to historians and examiners; Key Terms boxes offer succinct definitions of essential technical and historical terms; Timelines help visualise and contextualise important events; Short biographies introduce key figures on all sides of the conflict.