CLEP Western Civilization I: The Best Test Prep for the CLEPPaperback REA Test Preps
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- Publisher: Research & Education Association
- Format: Paperback | 330 pages
- Dimensions: 168mm x 252mm x 31mm | 476g
- Publication date: 5 December 2005
- ISBN 10: 0738601101
- ISBN 13: 9780738601106
- Sales rank: 1,696,719
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Robert Ziomkowski, Ph.D., teaches at Ithaca College, Ithaca, N.Y. and received a postdoctoral degree at the Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies at the University of Toronto in 2002. He earned his doctorate in history from Cornell University in 2000. In 2002-2003, Dr. Ziomkowski curated an exhibition of Cornell's medieval manuscripts and published an online version, "From Manuscript to Print: The Evolution of the Medieval Book." Dr. Ziomkowski's teaching repertoire spans Western Civilization, Medieval History, Ancient History, Science in the Western Tradition, and Paleography.
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CONTENTS About the Author About Research & Education Association Acknowledgments Independent Study Schedule: CLEP Western Civilization I Passing the CLEP Western Civilization I Exam About this Book About the Exam How to Use this Book Format and Content of the CLEP About Our Course Review Scoring Your Practice Tests Practice-Test Raw Score Conversion Table Studying for the CLEP Test-Taking Tips The Day of the Exam Chapter 1 The Ancient Near East Western and Near Eastern Civilizations The Fertile Crescent Mesopotamia Mesopotamian Culture Egypt and the Nile Egyptian Culture The Spread of Civilization The Hittites The Sea Peoples The Minoans The Mycenaeans The Phoenicians The Assyrians The Neo-Babylonians (Chaldeans) The Persians The Hebrews Chapter 2 Ancient Greece The Mycenaean Bronze Age (c. 2300-1100 b.c.e.) The Dark Age (c. 1100-800 b.c.e.) The Archaic Period (c. 800-500 b.c.e.) Sparta Athens The Persian Wars Periclean Athens The Peloponnesian War (431-404 b.c.e.) Greek Classical Culture Religion Literature Art and Architecture The Hellenistic Age Hellenistic Culture Chapter 3 Ancient Rome The Republic The Empire Literature Art, Architecture, and Engineering Religion The Jews in the Roman Empire Christianity Reorganization of the Empire The Germanic Invasions The Late Empire The Fall of Rome Chapter 4 The Middle Ages The Byzantine Empire Islam Byzantium to 1000 b.c.e. The Germanic Kingdoms The Medieval Church Feudalism and Manorialism Population Growth Trade and Towns Church and State The Rise of Centralized Monarchies The Holy Roman Empire England France The Hundred Years' War (1337-1453) Spain Eastern Europe The Church in the Late Middle Ages The Medieval Cultural Tradition The Intellectual Tradition The Vernacular Tradition The Black Death Architecture and Art Chapter 5 Renaissance and Reformation The Italian Renaissance Florence Italian Politics Art and Architecture Literature Economic Innovations The Northern Renaissance Christian Humanism The Protestant Reformation Diversification of Protestantism The Catholic Reformation The New Monarchies Chapter 6 Early Modern Europe The Age of Exploration The Commercial Revolution Nation-States and Wars of Religion France Spain England Dutch Independence The Thirty Years' War A Revolution in World View Modernity Practice Test 1 Test 1 Answer Key Detailed Explanations of Answers Practice Test 2 Test 2 Answer Key Detailed Explanations of Answers Bibliography Answer Sheets Index