Specifically designed for the new IBDP History syllabus, this guide covers material relating to Topic 12: The Cold War: Superpower Tensions and Rivalries. While primarily aimed at helping students prepare for the Cold War questions in Paper 2, it will also be useful in preparing for Paper 3. Offering up the historical context within each of the topics as well as guidance on how to structure essays, this guide equips students with the necessary knowledge and skills to successfully tackle their exams.
The book has been written with the DP History course requirements and assessment criteria in mind, and includes:
• 22 essay outlines on typical questions on the key syllabus topics
• Key point boxes, author’s tips and figures to maximise learning.
About the Author
Sam Olofsson studied History at Lund University, Sweden and has taught it for the last 20 years at Malmö Borgarskola in Sweden, specialising in IB History since 1993. Sam is particularly interested in teaching methodology and has taught for many years on OSC’s world-class IBDP Revision Courses and the Boston Summer School, which means that he understands what students find challenging when they come to prepare for their exams, and how to advise them to use what they know to maximise their marks. This vital knowledge is distilled into this book.
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