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Earn College Credit with REA's Test Prep for CLEP® Western Civilization I

Everything you need to pass the exam and get the college credit you deserve.

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CLEP* WESTERN CIVILIZATION I Everything you need to pass the CLEP* Western Civilization I exam and get the college credits you deserve. CLEP* is the most popular credit-by-examination program in the country, accepted by more than 2,900 colleges and universities. For over 15 years, REA has helped students pass their CLEP* exams  and earn college credits while reducing their tuition costs. DIAGNOSTIC EXAM TO FOCUS YOUR STUDY

Our online diagnostic exam pinpoints your strengths and shows you exactly where you need to focus your study. Armed with this information, you can personalize your prep and review where you need it the most. MOST COMPLETE SUBJECT REVIEW

Our targeted review covers all the material youll be expected to know for the CLEP* Western Civilization I exam and includes a glossary of important persons, events, and developments of western civilization. TWO FULL-LENGTH PRACTICE EXAMS

The online REA Study Center gives you two full-length practice tests and the most powerful scoring analysis and diagnostic tools available today. Instant score reports help you zero in on the topics that give you trouble now and show you how to arrive at the correct answer&#8212;so youll be prepared on test day. Access the REA Study Center at: #LINK<www.REA.com/StudyCenter>#

About the Author

Robert Ziomkowski, Ph.D., received a postdoctoral degree at the Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, Toronto, in 2002. He earned his doctorate in History from Cornell University in 2000.

Dr. Ziomkowskis teaching repertoire includes courses in western civilization, medieval history, ancient history, science in the western tradition, Islamic civilization and Latin, as well as seminars on witchcraft and heresy, the soul in medieval culture, and paleography. His current research focuses on the medieval reception of ancient Greek science, especially as seen in commentaries on the creation narratives in the Book of Genesis and Platos Timaeus.

In 2003 he curated an exhibition of Cornell Universitys medieval manuscripts and published an online version, From Manuscript to Print: The Evolution of the Medieval Book (http://rmc. library.cornell.edu/medievalbook/). He currently teaches at Ithaca College.

Table of Contents

About Our Author

About Research & Education Association

Acknowledgments

Chapter 1

Passing the CLEP Western Civilization I Exam

Getting Started

The REA Study Center

An Overview of the Exam

All About the CLEP Program

Options for Military Personnel and Veterans

SSD Accommodations for Candidates with Disabilities

6-Week Study Plan

Test-Taking Tips

The Day of the Exam

Online Diagnostic Test

Chapter 2

The Ancient Near East

Western and Near Eastern Civilizations

The Fertile Crescent

Mesopotamia

Mesopotamian Culture

Egypt and the Nile

Egyptian Culture

The Spread of Civilization

The Hittites

The Sea Peoples

The Minoans

The Mycenaeans

The Phoenicians

The Assyrians

The Neo-Babylonians (Chaldeans)

The Persians

The Hebrews

Chapter 3

Ancient Greece

The Mycenaean Bronze Age (c. 2300-1100 b.c.e.)

The Dark Age (c. 1100-800 b.c.e)

The Archaic Period (c. 800-500 b.c.e.)

Sparta

Athens

The Persian Wars

Periclean Athens

The Peloponnesian War (431-404 b.c.e.)                

Greek Classical Culture

Religion

Literature

Art and Architecture

The Hellenistic Age

Hellenistic Culture

Chapter 4

Ancient Rome

The Republic

The Empire

Literature

Art, Architecture, and Engineering

Religion

The Jews in the Roman Empire

Christianity

Reorganization of the Empire

The Germanic Invasions

The Late Empire

The Fall of Rome

Chapter 5

The Middle Ages

The Byzantine Empire

Islam

Byzantium to 1000 b.c.e.

The Germanic Kingdoms

The Medieval Church

Feudalism and Manorialism

Population Growth

Trade and Towns

Church and State

The Rise of Centralized Monarchies

The Holy Roman Empire

England

France

The Hundred Years War (1337-1453)

Spain

Eastern Europe

The Church in the Late Middle Ages

The Medieval Cultural Tradition

The Intellectual Tradition

The Vernacular Tradition

The Black Death

Architecture and Art

Chapter 6

Renaissance and Reformation

The Italian Renaissance

Florence

Italian Politics

Art and Architecture

Literature

Economic Innovations

The Northern Renaissance

Christian Humanism

The Protestant Reformation

Diversification of Protestantism

The Catholic Reformation

The New Monarchies

Chapter 7

Early Modern Europe

The Age of Exploration

The Commercial Revolution

Nation-States and Wars of Religion

France

Spain

England

Dutch Independence

The Thirty Years War

A Revolution in World View

Modernity

Practice Test 1

Answer Key

Detailed Explanations of Answers

Practice Test 2

Answer Key

Detailed Explanations of Answers

Bibliography

Answer Sheets

Glossary

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780738610481
Author:
Ziomkowski, Robert
Publisher:
Research & Education Association
Author:
Rea
Author:
Ziomkowski, Robert M.
Subject:
Reference-Test Guides
Subject:
Advanced Placement
Subject:
CLEP Western Civilization test prep
Subject:
CLEP test prep
Subject:
Western Civilization review
Subject:
CLEP (College-Level Examination Program)
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
CLEP Test Preparation
Publication Date:
20121231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
10 x 6.69 in
Age Level:
from 16

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CLEP* WESTERN CIVILIZATION I Everything you need to pass the CLEP* Western Civilization I exam and get the college credits you deserve. CLEP* is the most popular credit-by-examination program in the country, accepted by more than 2,900 colleges and universities. For over 15 years, REA has helped students pass their CLEP* exams  and earn college credits while reducing their tuition costs. DIAGNOSTIC EXAM TO FOCUS YOUR STUDY

Our online diagnostic exam pinpoints your strengths and shows you exactly where you need to focus your study. Armed with this information, you can personalize your prep and review where you need it the most. MOST COMPLETE SUBJECT REVIEW

Our targeted review covers all the material youll be expected to know for the CLEP* Western Civilization I exam and includes a glossary of important persons, events, and developments of western civilization. TWO FULL-LENGTH PRACTICE EXAMS

The online REA Study Center gives you two full-length practice tests and the most powerful scoring analysis and diagnostic tools available today. Instant score reports help you zero in on the topics that give you trouble now and show you how to arrive at the correct answer&#8212;so youll be prepared on test day. Access the REA Study Center at: #LINK<www.REA.com/StudyCenter>#

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