Empires and Conquests: The two book course aims to prepare students for their future CXC Caribbean History Studies, as well as to develop their wider skills in social studies via an active approach to the study of social history. Key Features include: * Units that cover traditional topics, from Ancient Civilisations to late 20th Century Independence. * Investigations into social history, such as Elite Culture and Slave Culture, Communications, Transport and Sport. * A variety of questions and activities that provide practice in different skills areas e.g. recall, interpretation and evaluation, map work, research and field work, interviewing, comparing, critiquing and debating, class discussion. * Comprehensive revision questions which can serve as homework assignments or testing exercises. * A highly illustrated, modern design that will appeal to the age-group and carefully integrates illustrations with the text, activities and exercises.