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The Fall of the Berlin Wall

The Fall of the Berlin Wall

High-drama history, describing moment-by-moment the fall of the Berlin Wall

Thirty years ago, on 9 November 1989, the Berlin Wall came down. This historic event is described in detail, focusing not only on the day itself, but also what led to the wall being there in the first place. It looks at the history of the Wall, explaining why it was built, as well as looking at the implications of what happened in the wider context of 20th century history.

Real life accounts are included in moment-in-time boxes, acting as a freeze frame of people’s thoughts, emotions and experiences as those from West Germany were at last free to travel to the East and vice versa.

Complete with photographs, maps and a timeline, this is a fascinating insight into 20th century history.

An ideal book to support the study of modern history in schools
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Genre: Designed / Suitable For National Curriculum / For National Curriculum Key Stage 2 / Suitable For Uk Curricula & Examinations

On Sale: 24th January 2019

Price: £13.99

ISBN-13: 9781526310118

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The dramatic image on the front cover epitomises one of the landmark events of the last century. And the drama continues in the way the event is depicted through moment-in-time boxes, acting as a freeze frame of people's thoughts, emotions and experiences. This historic event, and the situation that lead to the building of the wall, is described in detail, considering at the history of the Wall, explaining why it was built, and looking at the implications of what happened in the wider context of 20th century history. A fascinating and revealing account.
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