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CLEP Western Civilization I: The Best Test Prep for the CLEP

CLEP Western Civilization I: The Best Test Prep for the CLEP

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By (author) Robert Ziomkowski

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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: 1,590,545

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Earn College Credit with REA's Test Prep for CLEP* Western Civilization I - Ancient Near East to 1648 Everything you need to pass the exam and get the college credits you deserve. CLEP* is the most popular credit-by-examination program in the country, accepted by more than 2,900 colleges and universities. For over 15 years, REA has helped students pass CLEP* exams and earn college credit while reducing their tuition costs. Our CLEP* test preps are perfect for adults returning to college (or attending for the first time), military service members, high-school graduates looking to earn college credit, or home-schooled students with knowledge that can translate into college credit. The "CLEP* Western Civilization I" test prep assesses the skills tested on the official CLEP* exam. Our comprehensive review chapters cover the age-old Near East kingdoms through Ancient Greece and Rome, up to the Middle Ages and early Modern Europe of 1648. The book includes two full-length practice tests. Each exam comes with detailed feedback on every question. We don't just say which answers are right-we explain why the other answer choices are wrong-so you can identify your strengths and weaknesses while building your skills. "REA is the acknowledged leader in CLEP* preparation, with the most extensive library of CLEP* titles available. Our test preps for CLEP* exams help you earn college credit, save on tuition, and get a college degree. "

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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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EARN COLLEGE CREDIT WITH CLEP - GET THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE ON THE MARKET TODAY!" CLEP Western Civilization I" The Most Complete CLEP Western Civilization I Subject Review Everything you need to know for the CLEP Western Civilization I exam. Comprehensive review chapters completely align with all the subjects tested on the exam. The Best CLEP Western Civilization I Practice Exams Available 2 full-length CLEP Western Civilization I practice tests based on official CLEP exam questions released by the College Board. Total Explanations of Questions & Answers Each CLEP Western Civilization I practice test comes with detailed feedback on every question. We don't just say which answers are right - but why the others are wrong - so you'll be prepared for the CLEP Western Civilization I exam. Proven Test-Prep Methods REA's focused content and practical advice have helped millions succeed on their exams. With our step-by-step plan, you can score high on the CLEP Western Civilization I exam and earn the college credit you deserve! What is CLEP? CLEP is the College Board's credit-by-examination program for more than 30 subjects. Each exam passed earns the student between 3-12 credits at more than 2,900 colleges and universities in the U.S. and abroad. REA has the largest library of CLEP test preps that can help you earn college credit while saving you valuable time and money.

Table of contents

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