Inter-war domestic developments in European states (1918–1939)

IB DP History HL (History of Europe, Option 14)

Textbook:

Weimar Germany

Hitler’s Germany (1933–1939)

Italy (1918–1939)

Spain (1918–1939)

  • political, social and economic conditions in Spain;
  • the Primo de Rivera regime;
  • polarization and political parties under the Second Republic;
  • Azaña and Gil Robles;
  • causes of the Civil War;
  • foreign involvement;
  • reasons for nationalist victory under Franco

Case Study: Britain

• Case study of domestic political, economic and social developments in one European country (other than Germany, Italy or Spain) in the inter-war years.

Timeline: http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/timeline/worldwars_timeline_noflash.shtml

General 1920s

https://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/education/resources/twenties-britain-part-one/

https://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/education/resources/twenties-britain-part-two/

https://www.historyextra.com/period/20th-century/roaring-twenties-myth-britain-british-history-1920s-interwar-why-important/

General 1930s

https://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/education/resources/thirties-britain/

Politics

60 min lecture: covers lots https://www.gresham.ac.uk/lectures-and-events/britain-in-the-20th-century-the-great-war-and-its-consequences

Suffrage

https://www.bl.uk/votes-for-women/articles/womens-suffrage-timeline

British politics between the wars (PDF Saved) ttps://www.cambridge.org/core/services/aop-cambridge-core/content/view/S0018246X11000604

Economics

https://www.economicshelp.org/blog/5948/economics/uk-economy-in-the-1920s/

https://econ.economicshelp.org/2008/10/causes-of-great-depression.html

https://www.economicshelp.org/blog/7483/economics/the-uk-economy-in-the-1930s/

https://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/cabinetpapers/themes/economic-policy-1920s.htm

Social

Reconstruction

http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/pathways/firstworldwar/spotlights/demobilisation.htm

1920s

https://www.historic-uk.com/HistoryUK/HistoryofBritain/The-1920s-in-Britain/

https://www.historyextra.com/period/victorian/in-pictures-what-did-real-peaky-blinders-gang-birmingham-look-like-hats-fashion-gallery/

https://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=99799765

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/guides/zxy9fcw/revision/1

https://www.fashion-era.com/1920s_life_between_the_wars.htm

https://www.striking-women.org/module/women-and-work/inter-war-years-1918-1939

1930s

https://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/united-kingdom/1939-07-01/british-news-controls

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/guides/z86vxfr/revision/1