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Barron's AP World History [With CDROM]

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Publisher Comments:

Completely revised and updated, this new edition reflects major changes that have occurred on the AP World History exam since Fall 2011.

  • Two full-length model exams with answer keys
  • Detailed advice on answering the comparative essay question
  • Strategies for answering the test's multiple-choice and document-based questions
  • A review of world history, from the foundations of civilization circa. 8000 B.C. to world cultures of the twenty-first century
  • Reflects the 9 Historical Thinking Skills required by the College Board
  • An enclosed CD-ROM presenting two additional practice tests with automatic scoring.

    System Requirements:

    Microsoft® Windows®

  • Processor: Intel Pentium 4 2.33GHz,

    Athlon 64 2800+ or faster processor

    (or equivalent).

  • Memory: 128MB of RAM.

  • Graphics Memory: 128MB.

  • Platforms:

    Windows 7, Windows Vista®,

    Windows XP, Windows Server® 2008,

    Windows Server 2003.

    MAC® OS X

  • Processor: Intel Core™ Duo

    1.33GHz or faster processor.

  • Memory: 256MB of RAM.

  • Graphics Memory: 128MB.

  • Platforms: Mac OS X 10.6, Mac OS X 10.5,

    Mac OS X 10.4 (Intel) and higher.

    Linux® and Solaris™

  • Processor: Intel Pentium 4 2.33GHz,

    AMD Athlon 64 2800+

    or faster processor (or equivalent).

  • Memory: 512MB of RAM.

  • Graphics Memory: 128MB.

  • Platforms:

    Red Hat® Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5

    or later, openSUSE® 11 or later,

    Ubuntu 9.10 or later.

  • Solaris: Solaris™ 10.

  • Table of Contents

    Barron's Essential 5

    INTRODUCTION

  • How to Use This Book

    The Advanced Placement Examination in

    World History: An Overview

    Historical Thinking Skills

    Multiple-Choice Question Strategies

    Free-Response (Essay) Questions: General Tips

    Document-Based Question Strategies

    Continuity and Change-Over-Time

    Essay Question Strategies

    Comparative Essay Question Strategies

    UNIT ONE: TECHNOLOGICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL

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

    Unit Overview

  • 1 Big Geography and the Peopling of the Earth

  • 2 The Neolithic Revolution and Early Agricultural Societies

  • 3 The Development and Interactions of Early Agricultural, Pastoral, and Urban Societies

    Unit One: Review Questions

    UNIT TWO: ORGANIZATION AND REORGANIZATION

    OF HUMAN SOCIETIES (600 B.C.E.-600 C.E.)

    Unit Overview

  • 4 The Development and Codification of Religious and Cultural Traditions

  • 5 The Development of States and Empires

  • 6 Emerging Transregional Networks of Communication and Exchange

    Unit Two: Review Questions

    UNIT THREE: REGIONAL AND TRANSREGIONAL

    INTERACTIONS (600-1450)

    Unit Overview

  • 7 Europe During the Middle Ages and the Renaissance

  • 8 Islam in the Middle East and Africa

  • 9 China, Japan, and East Asia

  • 10 South and Southeast Asia

  • 11 The Mongol Empires

  • 12 Sub-Saharan Africa

  • 13 The Americas

    Unit Three: Review Questions

    UNIT FOUR: GLOBAL INTERACTIONS (1450-1750)

    Unit Overview

  • 14 Europe: Reformation, Absolutism, and Enlightenment

  • 15 The Western Campaign of Exploration and Colonization

  • 16 Islamic Empires in the Middle East and North Africa

  • 17 China, Japan, and East Asia

  • 18 South and Southeast Asia

  • 19 Sub-Saharan Africa

  • 20 The Americas as "New World"

    Unit Four: Review Questions

    UNIT FIVE: INDUSTRIALIZATION AND GLOBAL

    INTEGRATION (1750-1900)

    Unit Overview

  • 21 The Europeans at Home: Revolution, Reaction,

    and Reform

  • 22 Industrialization and Worldwide Economic Trends

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

  • 24 The Middle East

  • 25 China and Japan

  • 26 India and Southeast Asia

  • 27 Sub-Saharan Africa

  • 28 Revolution and Consolidation in North

    and South America

    Unit Five: Review Questions

    UNIT SIX: ACCELERATING GLOBAL CHANGE AND REALIGNMENTS

    (1900 to Present)

    Unit Overview

  • 29 World War I

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

  • 31 World War II and the Holocaust

  • 32 The Cold War

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

  • 34 Social Developments, Cultural Changes, and Intellectual Trends

  • 35 Integration or Fragmentation? Globalism in the Late Twentieth and Early

    Twenty-First Centuries

    Unit Six: Review Questions

    MODEL AP WORLD HISTORY TESTS

    Model Test 1

    Model Test 2

    Appendix: Map of Selected World Regions

    Index

  • Product Details

    ISBN:
    9781438071343
    Publisher:
    Barron's Educational Series
    Subject:
    Advanced Placement
    Author:
    McCannon Ph. D., John
    Author:
    McCannon, John
    Author:
    McCa
    Author:
    John McCannon Ph.D.
    Author:
    nnon Ph.D., John
    Subject:
    Test Preparation
    Subject:
    Advanced Placement Test
    Subject:
    World history
    Subject:
    Reference-Student Guides
    Edition Description:
    Book with enclosed CD-ROM
    Publication Date:
    20120231
    Binding:
    TRADE PAPER
    Language:
    English
    Pages:
    512
    Dimensions:
    10.875 x 8.375 in

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