Retroactive 10 Australian Curriculum for History with eBookPLUS provides an engaging and in-depth coverage of the new Australian Curriculum for History. Designed to develop students' understanding of key historical concepts and inquiry skills, the text integrates an authoritative coverage of topic content with a stimulating range of sources and graded activities. Features: Overview chapters including links to relevant units in the depth study electives where units are based on the main content areas in each overview Depth study chapters provide a detailed coverage of the content descriptions in each elective An in-depth coverage of curriculum content integrated with stimulating sources and structured activities to give students the resources to thoroughly investigate these key historical concepts A skills and understanding review at the end of depth study chapters to give students further skills practice * A dedicated ICT activities spread for each chapter which highlights all the ICT resources in eBookPLUS Retroactive 10 Australian Curriculum for History eBookPLUS is an electronic version of the textbook and a complementary set of targeted digital resources. These flexible and engaging ICT activities are available online at the JacarandaPLUS website (
Maureen Anderson is the author of chapters 2 and 3. Maureen has taught history for over 25 years, including periods as department Head at Kambala, Rose Bay and Rosebank College, Five Dock. She has contributed to syllabus writing for the NSW Board of Studies, taught within the Teacher Education Program at Macquarie University and worked as a consultant to the Powerhouse Museum. Maureen co-authored Medieval Quest; Challenge Change and Continuity; Retrospective: Year 11 Modern History; Retroactive 1 and Retroactive 2 all for New South Wales syllabuses. She was also co-author of Jacaranda Essentials Humanities 1?4 for the Victorian Essential Learning Standards and SOSE for Queensland 2 & 3. Maureen has a BA (Hons) in History and an MA (Education). Ian Keese is the author of chapter 4. Ian has taught history for 30 years, including 25 years as a head teacher. He is a co-author of Retroactive 1; Retroactive 2; Retrospective: Year 11 Modern History and Medieval Quest for the New South Wales syllabuses. Ian has also contributed to the Macquarie Study Dictionary and has published journal articles, chapters in books and online articles on a range of history and education topics. He now lives in Melbourne and is a member of the HTAV. Ian has a BA (Hons) in History and a BSc in Biological Science. He is a Fellow of the Australian College of Educators Anne Low is the author of chapters 1 and 6. Anne has taught history and English for over 25 years, including two years in Papua New Guinea, and is currently at Freshwater Senior Campus. She has worked on secondment to Training and Development for the Department of Education. Anne is co-author of Ancient Quest; Modern Quest; Retroactive 1; Retroactive 2; Challenge, Change and Continuity and Retrospective: Year 11 Modern History for the New South Wales syllabuses, as well as co-author of Jacaranda Essentials Humanities 3 & 4 for the Victorian Essential Learning Standards and SOSE for Queensland 2 & 3. Her qualifications include an MA (Modern History of the Asia?Pacifi c region). Brian Hoepper is the author of chapter 5. Brian was a Head of History in Queensland secondary schools before joining the Education faculty at QUT in Brisbane, where he taught history, history curriculum and SOSE curriculum. He subsequently worked for the National Centre for History Education and is now an independent consultant. Brian has written syllabus and curriculum documents at state and national level and most recently was an adviser in the development of the Australian Curriculum: History. He has co-authored history and SOSE texts at secondary level, including the Inquiry and Global Voices series for Jacaranda in Queensland. He has also written professional development texts for teachers and recently co-edited the tertiary text Teaching society and environment with Professor Rob Gilbert. Brian has presented workshops for teachers in all states and territories. His degrees include a PhD in education.
About Retroactive vii About the authors ix Retroactive and the Australian Curriculum: History x About eBookPLUS xii Inside your Retroactive eBookPLUS xiii Acknowledgements xiv OVERVIEW: The modern world and Australia (1918?present) Chapter 1 Overview: The modern world and Australia 2 1.1 Between the wars 4 1.2 Australia and world confl ict after 1945 11 1.3 The fi ght for rights and freedom 13 1.4 The Cold War and beyond 19 1.5 A developing world 32 ProjectsPLUS 44 DEPTH STUDY 1: World War II (1939?45) Chapter 2 World War II 46 2.1 The origins of World War II 48 2.2 The European war begins 57 2.3 War in North Africa and the Mediterranean 60 2.4 War on the Eastern Front 64 2.5 Signifi cant event: the Holocaust 66 2.6 War in the Pacifi c 69 2.7 Prisoners of war 77 2.8 Ending the war 79 2.9 Signifi cant event: the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki 82 2.10 The impact of war on the home front 85 2.11 The changing roles of women 93 2.12 Australia?s international relationships 99 Skills and understanding review 102 ProjectsPLUS 104 DEPTH STUDY 2: Rights and freedoms Chapter 3 Rights and freedoms 106 3.1 The Universal Declaration of Human Rights 108 3.2 The 1938 Day of Mourning 112 3.3 The Stolen Generations 115 3.4 The Civil Rights Movement 122 3.5 Charles Perkins and the 1965 Freedom Ride 127 3.6 Civil rights in Australia in the 1960s 133 3.7 Land rights and the Mabo decision 138 3.8 Bringing them home 142 3.9 The Apology 145 3.10 Securing civil rights and freedoms 147 Skills and understanding review 152 ProjectsPLUS 154 DEPTH STUDY 3: The globalising world Chapter 4 Popular culture 156 4.1 Popular culture by the end of World War II 158 4.2 Background to popular culture, 1950s?1970s 163 4.3 Infl uences from abroad, 1950s?1970s 168 4.4 The changing nature of music and fi lm, 1950s?1970s 175 4.5 Sport in the 1950s?1970s 181 4.6 Background to popular culture, 1980s to the present 185 4.7 Australia?s contribution to popular culture: music and sport 190 4.8 Australia?s contribution to popular culture: radio, television and fi lm 195 Skills and understanding review 200 ProjectsPLUS 202 DEPTH STUDY 3: The globalising world Chapter 5 The environment movement 204 5.1 Two stories 206 5.2 Early conservation movements 210 5.3 Danger signs and warnings 216 5.4 Population and environments 218 5.5 Australian lifestyles, resources and environments 221 5.6 Environmental disasters 226 5.7 New ways of thinking 233 5.8 The environment movement in Australia 240 5.9 Signifi cant campaigns 244 5.10 National and international action 252 Skills and understanding review 260 DEPTH STUDY 3: The globalising world Chapter 6 Migration experiences 262 6.1 Post?World War II migration and world events 264 6.2 Government policies and patterns of migration 267 6.3 Changing Australia 273 6.4 The impact of world events on immigration to Australia 284 6.5 The migrant contribution to Australia 288 Skills and understanding review 300 Glossary 303 Index 309
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