Barron's AP World History, 7th Edition

Barron's AP World History, 7th Edition

by John McCannon

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Overview

Barron's AP World History, 7th Edition by John McCannon


With this fully revised and updated guide, students will receive in-depth preparation for the NEW AP World History exam being administered for the first time in May of 2017. This must-have manual includes:

  • Revised strategies for answering all question types
  • unit short cut charts that help organize a better study plan
  • Two full-length practice tests with answer explanations reflecting the new exam
  • A review of world history, from the foundations of civilization circa 600 B.C.E. to world cultures of the twenty-first century
Reflects the new learning objectives and themes required by the College Board. The key concepts at the beginning of each chapter serve as a study guide. This manual can be purchased alone or with an optional CD-ROM that presents two additional full-length practice tests with automatic scoring and fully explained answers.
BONUS ONLINE PRACTICE TEST: Students who purchase this book or package will also get FREE access to one additional full-length online AP World History test with all questions answered and explained.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781438007823
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
Publication date: 08/01/2016
Pages: 504
Sales rank: 22,713
Product dimensions: 10.90(w) x 7.90(h) x 1.10(d)

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.

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
Short-Answer Question Strategies


Free-Response (Essay) Questions: General Tips
Document-Based Question (DBQ) Strategies
Long Essay Question (LEQ) 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
PRACTICE TESTS
Practice Test 1
Practice Test 2
Appendix: Map of Selected World Regions
Index

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