As you read the Key Concepts, don't just memorize individual facts (although you do need to know them.) It is important that you know how facts serve as examples of the larger concepts under which they are indexed.
Learning Objectives for this Podcast: 1) Vocab: Sykes-Picot Agreement, Balfour Declaration, Mandate System, Zionism 2) What resettlement of people took place after WWI? 3) What was the goal of Britain concerning the Ottoman Empire during the war? 4) Vocab: Kuomintang, Mao Zedong, Long March, Chinese Communist Party 5) How was Mao's vision of a communist revolution different from that of Marx and Lenin?
Economic Contraction, Anxieties, and New Paradigms
Learning Objectives for this Podcast: A) How did advances in communication and transportation increase insecurity between the wars? 2) How did new scientific paradigms challenge traditional orthodoxies? 3) Describe an alternate economic vision of society that emerged between the wars 4) How did leaders adapt Marxism to fit the circumstances of their societies? 5) Describe a movement to unite people across national borders. What happened to it?
New Balance of Power, Cold War, and Decolonization
Learning Objectives for this Podcast:
1) Vocab: Suez Crisis, Nasser, non-alignment, Bandung Conference, FLN, pieds noirs. 2) How was the global power structure different after WWII? 3) Describe India's process of negotiated indepedence 4) Describe Algeria's experience of violent struggle for independence 5) What was a new pattern of migration in the post-colonial world?