Topics in Modern History: Japan 1904-1937 [Text + Interactive CambridgeGO]

  • Tom Dunwoodie
  • Cambridge University Press
  • 31/10/2020
  • ISBN: 9781108913416

RRP: $43.95 (Inc. GST)


Making the connection between history and its relevance to the lives of today’s students, Stage 6 Topics in Modern History (Apartheid in South Africa 1960-1994, Power and Authority in the Modern World 1919-1946, Russia/Soviet Union 1917-1941 Second Edition, and The Great War 1914-1919 Fourth Edition) have been written specifically for the new NSW Stage 6 Modern History syllabus to help students develop the key historical thinking and writing skills required for exam success and beyond.

  • The series provides in-depth coverage of the new core topic, Power and Authority, and three popular elective topics Apartheid in South Africa 1960-1994, Russia/Soviet Union 1917-1941 and World War I.
  • Each chapter has been carefully structured to develop an understanding of syllabus topics and sections, combining a narrative approach with a range of historical sources and sourcebased activity questions to develop a deeper understanding of key syllabus content.
  • Comprehensive exam preparation support enables students to consolidate and reflect on their learning through end-of-section summaries and exam-style questions that directly address the syllabus outcomes and encourage students to think and write like an historian.
  • The Interactive Textbook provides rich digital content such as video footage of historical events and personalities and digital activities to bring modern history to life.



Part 1: Japan’s changing society
1 Survey – Japan in the 1900s
2 Democracy in Japan
3 Social and economic challenges
Part 2: The successes and failures of Japan’s democracy
4 Japanese politics
5 Influences on the developing democracy
6 Defining events of the 1920s
7 Historians’ views on changes to the traditional power structures of Japan through the 1920s
8 The Great Depression
Part 3: The rise of militarism in Japan
9 The impact of militarism
10 Japanese aggression
11 Japanese foreign policy and ideology

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