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Barron's SAT Subject Test World History, 5th Edition

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This test preparation manual presents a general overview of world history, treating it as an academic discipline, and offering general study advice. Twenty-five study units review the entire scope of human history, summarizing:
  • The emergence of early human communities
  • ...
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Overview


This test preparation manual presents a general overview of world history, treating it as an academic discipline, and offering general study advice. Twenty-five study units review the entire scope of human history, summarizing:
  • The emergence of early human communities
  • The development of agricultural societies
  • The emergence of civilizations
  • Global exchange among peoples
  • The development of industry
  • Global demographic, economica, ecological , social, and cultural changes

The chronicle of the world's civilizations is reviewed to the present era. The manual concludes with two full-length model tests with all questions answered and explained.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781438003009
  • Publisher: Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 8/1/2013
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 480
  • Sales rank: 178,171
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

  • World History in Perspective

Why Study World History?

Study Strategies

Study, Study, Study

About the Test

How to Prepare for the Test

How to Take the Test

  • Diagnostic Test

Answers Explained

Notes to the Student

Diagnostic Test and Answers

About the Test

How to Prepare for the Test

How to Take the Test

  • UNIT I

THE BEGINNINGS OF HUMAN SOCIETY

(ca. 5 MILLION B.C.E.-4000 B.C.E.)

The Meaning of Society

The Emergence of Early Human Communities and

the Peopling of the Earth (ca. 5 million B.C.E.-10,000

B.C.E.)

The Development of Agricultural Societies

(ca. 10,000 B.C.E.-4000 B.C.E.)

Unit Review

  • UNIT II

EARLY CIVILIZATIONS (to ca. 500 B.C.E.

The Meaning of Civilization

The Emergence of Civilization (ca. 3000 B.C.E.-1500

B.C.E.)

Metallurgy and the

Development of Early

Civilization (ca. 3000

B.C.E.-500 B.C.E.)

Regional Interaction (ca. 1000

B.C.E.-600 B.C.E.)

Unit Review

  • UNIT III

SYSTEMS OF SOCIETY AND CULTURE:

THE CLASSICAL AGE

(ca. 1000 B.C.E.-900 C.E.)

The Meaning of Classicism

Classical Greek and Persian

Civilizations (ca. 600

B.C.E.-200 B.C.E.)

Classical Roman Civilization

(ca. 500 B.C.E.-500 C.E.)

Classical Chinese Imperial

Civilization (ca. 500

B.C.E.-500 C.E.)

Classical Indian Civilization

(ca. 300 B.C.E.-500 C.E.)

Classical American and

African Civilizations

(ca. 100 C.E.-900 C.E.)

Unit Review

  • UNIT IV EXPANDING CLASSICAL SYSTEMS OF

SOCIETY AND CULTURE (ca. 100 C.E.-1600 C.E.)

Historical Processes: Migrations, Rise and Fall,

Diffusion, Interaction, Synthesis, and

Systems of Exchange

Expansion of Society and Culture in East and Southeast Asia (ca. 1500 B.C.E.-1200 C.E.)

The Rise of Islamic Civilization (ca. 600 C.E.-1200 C.E.)

The Byzantine Empire, Kievan State, and Sassanian Persia (ca. 500 C.E.-1453 C.E.)

The Rise of Feudal States (ca. 500 C.E.-1600 C.E.)

Unit Review

  • UNIT V

EMERGENCE OF A GLOBAL AGE

(ca. 1100 C.E.-1600 C.E.)

The Importance of Encounter, Exchange, and

Diffusion to the Global Age

The Eurasian Highway (ca. 1100 C.E.-1600 C.E.)

Expanding Maritime Trade Routes (ca. 1100 C.E.-1600 C.E.)

The Americas (ca. 800 C.E.-1600 C.E.)

Unit Review

  • UNIT VI

FORCES THAT SHAPED THE MODERN

WORLD EXCHANGE

(ca. 1000 C.E.-1750 C.E.)

The Meaning of Modern

The Transformation of

Europe (ca. 1000 C.E.-

1750 C.E.)

The World Exchange (ca.

1450 C.E.-1750 C.E.)

Unit Review

  • UNIT VII

PATTERNS OF MODERNITY IN THE

NINETEENTH CENTURY

(ca. 1750 C.E.-1914 C.E.)

Gender in World History

Liberal Democratic Movements (ca. 1450 C.E.-1850 C.E.)

Industrial Revolutions and European Imperialism (ca. 1750 C.E.-1914 C.E.)

The Spread of Modernization

and the Transformation of

Society (ca. 1800 C.E.-

1914 C.E.)

Unit Review

  • UNIT VIII THE TWENTIETH-CENTURY WORLD

Science and Technology in World History

Europe and the World (ca. 1900 C.E.-1970 C.E.)

Revolution, Decolonization, and Wars of National Liberation (ca. 1917 C.E.-2000 C.E.)

The Diffusion of Modern

Systems (ca. 1945 C.E.-

Present)

Unit Review

  • MODEL TESTS

Model Test 1

Answers to Model Test 1

Model Test 2

Answers to Model Test 2

Index

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