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THE 20TH CENTURY
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bulletDK Millennium 20th Century Day by Day Newspaper format covers Biographies, Calendar of Events, special features include Russian Revolution, America in 1930s, Vietnam War and the fall of Communism.
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Price 19.99 further details www.gsp.cc

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Heinemann Explore: History World After 1900  For KS3. "Heinemann offers a rich resource of articles, images, written sources, key dates, interactive tests, and ICT activities. Simple navigation and layout make the online material easy to search and use and a differentiated text level option on its core articles, ideal for mixed ability classes." So they say.
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from Amazon about 118.

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History Live  CD-Rom for KS3/KS4 and A Level containing 4 hours of film from the ITN archive and associated website. Video clips can be searched and edited to make presentations. Package includes worksheets and background material.
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Price 350 plus 50 per year renewal from the publisher Nelson Thornes. http://www.nelsonthornes.com/secondary/history/historylive/index.htm

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Times Education GCSE History  "Maps, photos and illustrations, accompanied narration and interactive exercises. The CD also offers the students the facility to test their knowledge by carrying out an exam and comparing their answers to the model solutions supplied. Topics covered include: World War One, The Russian Revolution, The Treaty of Versailles, The Wall Street Crash, Depression, The Rise of Hitler, The Soviet Union under Stalin, World War Two, The Cold War, Indian Independence, Arab - Israeli Relations, The Cuban Missile Crisis, Vietnam, Civil Rights."
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from Amazon about 6.99

bulletThe Troubled Century  Designed for GCSE/A Level use to help develop understanding of the events of the 20th Century. Divided into three sections; The Struggle for Peace, Societies in Change and Superpower Relations.
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from Granada Learning www.granada-learning.com price 20.00

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Channel 4: Clipbank  Channel 4 produced CD-ROMs for KS3/KS4 containing news video from the ITN archive. Five CD-Roms in the series cover the Cold War, Vietnam War, WWI and WWII and USA 1919-1980.
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See demonstration at http://www.channel4.com/learning/microsites/T/tvromsamples/his/choice.htm Price 47 each from http://www.channel4.com/learning/shop/

bulletHow we used to live: 1936-53   Designed for KS2/KS3/KS4 looks at Britain in the 1930s and post-war period. Includes video clips from TV series plus worksheets and other teacher support material.
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from Granada Learning www.granada-learning.com price 20.00

bulletWarsaw Ghetto   The story of the Warsaw Ghetto using photographs, letters, personal accounts. Produced with the participation of the CDJC (Contemporary Jewish Documentation Center) and the Beit Lohamei Haghetaot museum (The Ghetto Fighter's House).
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Publisher: Montparnasse, 1997 price 15.00 from Amazon

bulletWorld War I Archive   KS4/A level. Database of source material including letters, newspapers, photographs and illustrations from the Liddle Collection, University of Leeds.  Various themes investigated. See also website link.
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from Granada Learning www.granada-learning.com price 20.00

bulletAbout World War I I: Sources and Analysis   KS3/KS4.  Source collection  from the US National Archives focused on the individual experience.
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from Granada Learning www.granada-learning.com price 20.00

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World War II: Stories and Archives  Explores its material in two ways: thematically, showing the development of the conflict from its origins to the final outcome; and through a Personal Editor.
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Publisher Montparnasse Multimedia,  about 25 from Amazon etc.

bulletWorld War I I Global Conflict   KS3/KS4.  Collection of documentary, photographs, video and audio from the US National Archives.
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from Granada Learning www.granada-learning.com price 20.00

bulletWWI and WWII and History's Greatest Battles   Presentation style format the WWI CD has over two hours of commentary, 750 photographs and 25 minutes of film. Includes the Home Front. WWII is on two CDs containing six hours of commentary, 40 minutes of film and 2,000 photographs plus some of the key speeches. Interviews with those who took part and interviews with Historians.
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Price 19.99 further details www.edream.co.uk

bullet1000 Questions Modern World History Covering all major exam specifications at GCSE, this CD-ROM enables you to customise tests so that they are exactly right for your students. You can select questions by topic, exam board and level of difficulty and can allocate different questions to groups of differing abilities. Self-testing exercises also allow students to work individually.
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Publisher Heinemann. Price 211 Available at Amazon.

   
 

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