Barron's AP World History with CD-ROM, 6th Edition

 
9781438073835: Barron's AP World History with CD-ROM, 6th Edition

Fully revised, students will receive an in-depth preparation for the AP World History exam with:

  • Revised strategies for answering all question types
  • New unit short cut charts that help organize a better study plan
  • Two full-length model exams with answer explanations
  • A review of world history, from the foundations of civilization circa. 8000 B.C.E. to world cultures of the twenty-first century

    Reflects the 9 Historical Thinking Skills required by the College Board and key concepts at the beginning of each chapter serve as a study guide. The included CD-ROM presents two additional full-length practice tests with automatic scoring and fully explained answers. BONUS! An exclusive online exam included with the purchase of the book or the book with CD-ROM.
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    From the Inside Flap:

    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.)
  • 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 TWO: TECHNOLOGICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL TRANSFORMATIONS (600 B.C.E.–600 C.E.)
  • 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 THREE: REGIONAL AND TRANSREGIONAL INTERACTIONS (600–1450)
  • 7 State Building, Expansion, and Conflict, 600–1450
  • 8 Culture, Science, and Technology, 600–1450
  • 9 Economic Systems, 600–1450
  • 10 Social Structures, 600–1450
  • 11 Humans and the Environment, 600–1450
    UNIT FOUR: GLOBAL INTERACTIONS (1450–1750)
  • 12 State Building, Expansion, and Conflict, 1450–1750
  • 13 Culture, Science, and Technology, 1450–1750
  • 14 Economic Systems, 1450–1750
  • 15 Social Structures, 1450–1750
  • 16 Humans and the Environment, 1450–1750UNIT FIVE: INDUSTRIALIZATION AND GLOBAL INTEGRATION (1750–1900)
  • 17 State Building, Expansion, and Conflict, 1750–1900
  • 18 Culture, Science, and Technology, 1750–1900
  • 19 Economic Systems, 1750–1900
  • 20 Social Structures, 1750–1900
  • 21 Humans and the Environment, 1750–1900
    UNIT SIX: ACCELERATING GLOBAL CHANGE AND REALIGNMENTS (1900 to Present)
  • 22 State Building, Expansion, and Conflict (Part I), 1900–1945
  • 23 State Building, Expansion, and Conflict (Part II),1945 to Present
  • 24 Culture, Science, and Technology, 1900 to Present
  • 25 Economic Systems, 1900 to Present
  • 26 Social Structures, 1900 to Present
  • 27 Humans and the Environment, 1900 to Present
    MODEL TESTS
    Model Test 1
    Model Test 2
    Appendix: Map of Selected World Regions
    Index
  • About the Author:

    John McCannon earned a Ph.D. in history from the University of Chicago in 1994. He has taught Russian, European, and world history at several universities in the United States and Canada and is a former editor of the Canadian Journal of History. He has worked as an Advanced Placement Reader for the College Board and is the author of Red Arctic: Polar Exploration and the Myth of the North in the Soviet Union (1998) and A History of the Arctic: Nature, Exploration, and Exploitation (2012). He is currently an associate professor of history at Southern New Hampshire University.

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