CLEP Western Civilization I

CLEP Western Civilization I

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By (author) Robert Ziomkowski

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  • Publisher: Research & Education Association
  • Format: Paperback | 359 pages
  • Dimensions: 165mm x 251mm x 28mm | 499g
  • Publication date: 17 December 2012
  • Publication City/Country: Piscatawawy, NJ
  • ISBN 10: 0738610488
  • ISBN 13: 9780738610481
  • Edition: 2, Revised
  • Edition statement: 2nd
  • Illustrations note: black & white halftones

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Earn College Credit with REA's Test Prep for CLEP(R) Western Civilization I Everything you need to pass the exam and get the college credit you deserve. CLEP(R) 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 the CLEP(R) exam and earn college credit while reducing their tuition costs. Our CLEP(R) 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. There are many different ways to prepare for the CLEP(R) exam. What's best for you depends on how much time you have to study and how comfortable you are with the subject matter. Our test prep for CLEP(R) Western Civilization I and the free online tools that come with it, will allow you to create a personalized CLEP(R) study plan that can be customized to fit you: your schedule, your learning style, and your current level of knowledge. Here's how it works: Diagnostic exam at the REA Study Center focuses your study Our online diagnostic exam pinpoints your strengths and shows you exactly where you need to focus your study. Armed with this information, you can personalize your prep and review where you need it the most. Most complete subject review for CLEP(R) Western Civilization I Our targeted review covers all the material you'll be expected to know for the exam and includes a glossary of must-know terms. Two full-length practice exams The online REA Study Center gives you two full-length practice tests and the most powerful scoring analysis and diagnostic tools available today. Instant score reports help you zero in on the CLEP(R) Western Civilization I topics that give you trouble now and show you how to arrive at the correct answer-so you'll be prepared on test day. "REA is the acknowledged leader in CLEP(R) preparation, with the most extensive library of CLEP(R) titles available. Our test preps for CLEP(R) exams help you earn valuable college credit, save on tuition, and get a head start on your college degree. "

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Robert Ziomkowski, Ph.D., received a postdoctoral degree at the Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, Toronto, in 2002. He earned his doctorate in History from Cornell University in 2000. Dr. Ziomkowski's teaching repertoire includes courses in western civilization, medieval history, ancient history, science in the western tradition, Islamic civilization and Latin, as well as seminars on witchcraft and heresy, the soul in medieval culture, and paleography. His current research focuses on the medieval reception of ancient Greek science, especially as seen in commentaries on the creation narratives in the Book of Genesis and Plato's "Timaeus." In 2003 he curated an exhibition of Cornell University's medieval manuscripts and published an online version, "From Manuscript to Print: The Evolution of the Medieval Book" (http: //rmc. library.cornell.edu/medievalbook/). He currently teaches at Ithaca College.

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CLEP* WESTERN CIVILIZATION IEverything you need to pass the CLEP* Western Civilization I 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 their CLEP* exams and earn college credits while reducing their tuition costs. DIAGNOSTIC EXAM TO FOCUS YOUR STUDY Our online diagnostic exam pinpoints your strengths and shows you exactly where you need to focus your study. Armed with this information, you can personalize your prep and review where you need it the most. MOST COMPLETE SUBJECT REVIEW Our targeted review covers all the material you'll be expected to know for the CLEP* Western Civilization I exam and includes a glossary of important persons, events, and developments of western civilization. TWO FULL-LENGTH PRACTICE EXAMS The online REA Study Center gives you two full-length practice tests and the most powerful scoring analysis and diagnostic tools available today. Instant score reports help you zero in on the topics that give you trouble now and show you how to arrive at the correct answer--so you'll be prepared on test day.Access the REA Study Center at: www.REA.com/StudyCenter

Table of contents

About Our Author About Research & Education Association Acknowledgments Chapter 1Passing the CLEP Western Civilization I Exam Getting StartedThe REA Study CenterAn Overview of the ExamAll About the CLEP ProgramOptions for Military Personnel and VeteransSSD Accommodations for Candidates with Disabilities6-Week Study PlanTest-Taking TipsThe Day of the ExamOnline Diagnostic TestChapter 2The Ancient Near EastWestern and Near Eastern CivilizationsThe Fertile CrescentMesopotamiaMesopotamian CultureEgypt and the Nile Egyptian CultureThe Spread of CivilizationThe HittitesThe Sea PeoplesThe MinoansThe MycenaeansThe PhoeniciansThe AssyriansThe Neo-Babylonians (Chaldeans)The PersiansThe HebrewsChapter 3Ancient GreeceThe 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.)SpartaAthensThe Persian WarsPericlean AthensThe Peloponnesian War (431–404 b.c.e.)                Greek Classical CultureReligionLiteratureArt and ArchitectureThe Hellenistic AgeHellenistic CultureChapter 4Ancient RomeThe Republic The EmpireLiteratureArt, Architecture, and EngineeringReligionThe Jews in the Roman EmpireChristianity Reorganization of the EmpireThe Germanic InvasionsThe Late EmpireThe Fall of RomeChapter 5The Middle AgesThe Byzantine EmpireIslamByzantium to 1000 b.c.e.The Germanic Kingdoms The Medieval ChurchFeudalism and ManorialismPopulation GrowthTrade and TownsChurch and StateThe Rise of Centralized MonarchiesThe Holy Roman EmpireEnglandFranceThe Hundred Years’ War (1337–1453) SpainEastern EuropeThe Church in the Late Middle AgesThe Medieval Cultural TraditionThe Intellectual TraditionThe Vernacular TraditionThe Black DeathArchitecture and ArtChapter 6Renaissance and ReformationThe Italian RenaissanceFlorenceItalian PoliticsArt and ArchitectureLiteratureEconomic InnovationsThe Northern RenaissanceChristian HumanismThe Protestant ReformationDiversification of ProtestantismThe Catholic Reformation The New MonarchiesChapter 7Early Modern EuropeThe Age of ExplorationThe Commercial RevolutionNation-States and Wars of ReligionFranceSpainEnglandDutch IndependenceThe Thirty Years’ War A Revolution in World ViewModernityPractice Test 1Answer KeyDetailed Explanations of AnswersPractice Test 2Answer KeyDetailed Explanations of AnswersBibliographyAnswer SheetsGlossary Index