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This newly updated manual presents two full-length model AP World History exams with answer keys, plus detailed advice on answering the comparative essay question, and helpful strategies for answering the test's multiple-choice and document-based questions. An extensive subject review covers the following general areas:

  • Foundations of World Civilization (8000 B.C.-1000 A.D.)
  • World Cultures Maturing (1000-1450)
  • World Cultures Interacting (1450-1750)
  • World Cultures in the Modern Era (1750-1914)
  • The 20th Century and Contemporary World Cultures (1914-2009)

  • Synopsis:

    (back cover )

  • Two full-length model AP exams that are similar to the actual exam in length, structure, and degree of difficulty
  • All questions answered and explained
  • A comprehensive review covering: Foundations of World Civilization (8000 B.C.-1000 A.D.); World Cultures Maturing (1000-1450); World Cultures Interacting (1450-1750); World Cultures in the Modern Era (1750-1914); The 20th Century and Contemporary World Cultures (1914-2009)
  • Study tips and test-taking strategies

  • Table of Contents

    UNIT ONE: INTRODUCTION

    How to Use This Book

    UNIT TWO: FOUNDATIONS OF WORLD CIVILIZATION

    (ca. 8000 B.C.E.-600 C.E.)

    Unit Overview

  • 1 Geography, Environment, and Humanity

  • 2 Building Blocks of Civilization

  • 3 Major Societies, Kingdoms, and Empires to 600 C.E

  • 4 Social Structure and Cross-Cultural Connections

  • 5 Religious Traditions and Belief Systems

    Unit Two: Review Questions

    UNIT THREE: WORLD CULTURES

    MATURING (600-1450)

    Unit Overview

  • 6 Europe During the Middle Ages and the Renaissance

  • 7 Islam in the Middle East and Africa

  • 8 China, Japan, and East Asia

  • 9 South and Southeast Asia

  • 10 The Mongol Empires

  • 11 Sub-Saharan Africa

  • 12 The Americas

    Unit Three: Review Questions

    UNIT FOUR: WORLD CULTURES

    INTERACTING (1450-1750)

    Unit Overview

  • 13 Europe: Reformation, Absolutism, and Enlightenment

  • 14 Age of Discovery, Age of Imperialism: The Western

    Campaign of Exploration and Colonization

  • 15 Islamic Empires in the Middle East and North Africa

  • 16 China, Japan, and East Asia

  • 17 South and Southeast Asia

  • 18 Sub-Saharan Africa

  • 19 The Americas as "New World"

    Unit Four: Review Questions

    UNIT FIVE: WORLD CULTURES IN

    THE MODERN ERA (1750-1914)

    Unit Overview

  • 20 The Europeans at Home: Revolution, Reaction, and Reform

  • 21 Industrialization and Worldwide Economic Trends

  • 22 The Europeans Abroad: Imperialism, Nationalism, and Foreign Policy

  • 23 The Middle East

  • 24 China and Japan

  • 25 India and Southeast Asia

  • 26 Sub-Saharan Africa

  • 27 Revolution and Consolidation in North and South America

    Unit Five: Review Questions

    UNIT SIX: THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

    AND CONTEMPORARY WORLD

    CULTURES (1914-PRESENT)

    Unit Overview

  • 28 World War I

  • 29 The Twenty Years' Crisis: The World During the Interwar Period

  • 30 World War II and the Holocaust

  • 31 The Cold War

  • 32 Divergent Forms of Development in the Postwar World, 1945-1991

  • 33 Social Developments, Cultural Changes, and Intellectual Trends

  • 34 Integration or Fragmentation?—Globalism in the Late Twentieth and Early Twenty-First Centuries

    Unit Six: Review Questions

    UNIT SEVEN: MODEL ADVANCED PLACEMENT WORLD HISTORY EXAMINATIONS

  • Model Test

  • Model Test

  • Appendix: Map of Selected World Regions

    Index

  • Product Details

    ISBN:
    9780764143670
    Publisher:
    Barron's Educational Series
    Subject:
    Advanced Placement
    Author:
    McCannon Ph. D., John
    Author:
    McCannon, John
    Author:
    John McCannon Ph.D.
    Subject:
    World - General
    Subject:
    Test Preparation; AP Exams; World History
    Subject:
    Test Preparation
    Subject:
    AP Exams
    Subject:
    World history
    Subject:
    Reference-Student Guides
    Edition Description:
    Trade paper
    Series:
    Barron's AP World History
    Publication Date:
    20100231
    Binding:
    TRADE PAPER
    Grade Level:
    General/trade
    Language:
    English
    Illustrations:
    Y
    Pages:
    504
    Dimensions:
    10.875 x 8.375 in 26.4 oz

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    "Synopsis" by , (back cover )

  • Two full-length model AP exams that are similar to the actual exam in length, structure, and degree of difficulty
  • All questions answered and explained
  • A comprehensive review covering: Foundations of World Civilization (8000 B.C.-1000 A.D.); World Cultures Maturing (1000-1450); World Cultures Interacting (1450-1750); World Cultures in the Modern Era (1750-1914); The 20th Century and Contemporary World Cultures (1914-2009)
  • Study tips and test-taking strategies

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