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

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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. ...
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Overview


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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(Flash Player 10.2 or higher is recommended)

Microsoft® Windows®:

  • 2.33GHz or faster x86-compatible processor,

or Intel® Atom™ 1.6GHz or faster processor

for netbooks

  • Microsoft® Windows® XP (32-bit), Windows

Server® 2003 (32-bit), Windows Server 2008

(32-bit), Windows Vista® (32-bit), Windows 7

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  • 512MB of RAM (1GB of RAM recommended

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  • CD-ROM drive
  • 1024 X 768 color display

MAC OS:

  • Intel Core™ Duo 1.83GHz or faster processor
  • Mac OS X 10.6 or higher
  • 512MB of RAM; 128MB of graphics memory
  • CD-ROM drive
  • 1024 X 768 color display
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781438073835
  • Publisher: Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 2/1/2014
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 512
  • Sales rank: 185,759
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 1.00 (d)

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, 1450-1750

UNIT 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

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