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Troubled Century, The

Synopsis
A programme on 20th-century history that aims to help students develop and understanding of the struggle for peace in the 20th century through role play, investigation and decision making. In three parts: Struggle for Peace, in which the user selects a role and a time period and is asked to make decisions; Superpower Relations in which the user chooses an issue and is asked to analyse the actions of the politicians who have dealt with it; Societies in Change in which the user can study the economy, society, people, power or international relations of Russia, Germany or the USA, assisted by text, photographs, video clips and sound recordings.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Multimedia; CD-ROM. PC Windows version only.
Year of production
1996
Availability
out of distribution; 1997 sale: £79.99 (+VAT +p&p)
Notes
Reviewed by John D Clare in ‘Times Educational Supplement’ Extra: History (11/4/97), p.vi.
Uses
GCSE and A-level history.
Subjects
History
Keywords
foreign policy; history of the 20th century; international relations; social history

Distribution Formats

Type
CD-ROM

Production Company

Name

Yorkshire International Thomson Multimedia

Notes
Now: Granada Learning

Distributor

Name

Granada Learning

Email
info@granada-learning.co.uk
Web
http://www.granada-learning.com External site opens in new window
Phone
0161-827 2927
Fax
0161-827 2966
Address
Customer Services
Granada Television
Quay Street
Manchester M60 9EA

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