New Release: IB History Paper 2 Authoritarian States: Italy 1914–1945

We are pleased to announce the release of a new title in the OSC IB Study & Revision Guide series, the latest and final instalment in our 20th century World History books exploring the rise of Authoritarian States. IB History Paper 2 Authoritarian States: Italy 1914–1945 This revision guide supports exam preparation for IBDP History Paper 2 Topic 10: Authoritarian States, using Fascist Italy (1914–1945) as a discrete example. With guidance on writing essays to achieve top marks, it provides a focused account ...

Do you know your left from your right?

By Monday, September 20, 2010 , 0

On the May 2010 Paper 2, two questions from the section 'Origins and development of authoritarian and single party states' asked about ideology using the terms left- and right-wing. Much to the annoyance or embarrassment of many teachers, it seems that students no longer use or understand these terms. This is partly due to scholarship that argues that Stalin (or present-day China) amy be better placed on the right based upon his policies or, more recently seen, that the socialist component ...