World History

World History

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Why CliffsAP Guides? Go with the name you know and trust. Get the information you need - fast! This book is written by test prep specialists. It includes test-taking tips and strategies. It offers overview of the test and scoring, with information on multiple-choice questions, the document-based question, the change-over-time essay, and the comparative essay. Part I: Subject Review includes: review of the 5 historical periods covered on the test; and, sample multiple-choice questions with answers and explanations. Part II: AP World History Practice Tests includes 3 full-length practice tests with answers and explanations.AP is a registered trademark of the College Board, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this product. This title offers AP Test Prep Essentials from the experts at CliffsNotes[registered]. This is an American BookWorks Corporation Project. The contributors include: Todd Carney, PhD; Charles A. Desnoyers, PhD; Philip C. DiMare, PhD; James Godwin, PhD; Shawndra Holderby, Phd; Kathryn Jasper, MA; David Meier, PhD; Judith-Rae Ross, PhD; and Ryan Wilkinson, BA.
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  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 205.7 x 274.3 x 22.9mm | 385.56g
  • Cliffs Notes Inc.,U.S.
  • Hoboken, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 0764596314
  • 9780764596315
  • 1,626,764

About Fred N. Grayson

As an independent book developer and publisher, Fred N. Grayson (Ridgefield, CT) has published hundreds of books in conjunction with many major publishers. In addition, he has also written and/or coauthored dozens of books in the test preparation field.
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Why CliffsAP Guides?Go with the name you know and trustGet the information you need--fast!Written by test prep specialistsAbout the contents: IntroductionTest-taking tips and strategiesOverview of the test and scoring, with information on multiple-choice questions, the document-based question, the change-over-time essay, and the comparative essayPart I: Subject ReviewReview of the 5 historical periods covered on the testSample multiple-choice questions with answers and explanationsPart II: AP World History Practice Tests3 full-length practice tests with answers and explanations*AP is a registered trademark of the College Board, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this product.AP Test Prep Essentials from the Experts at CliffsNotes(R)An American BookWorks Corporation ProjectContributors: Todd Carney, PhD; Charles A. Desnoyers, PhD; Philip C. DiMare, PhD; James Godwin, PhD; Shawndra Holderby, Phd; Kathryn Jasper, MA; David Meier, PhD; Judith-Rae Ross, PhD; and Ryan Wilkinson, BAMore than Notes!CliffsAP(R) CliffsComplete(R) CliffsQuickReview(R) CliffsTestPrep(R) CliffsStudySolver
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Table of contents

Introduction. About the Exam. Part I. Subject area Reviews. Pre-Civilization. Agriculture and Technology. The Emergence of Civilization. Classical Civilizations. Belief Systems from Their Inception to 600 CE. The Late Classical Period: 200 -600 CE. A Question of Time. The Islamic World. First Steps toward Globaization: Positives and Negatives. From T'ang to Ming China: Perfecting Ssociety and Culture. Western Europe after the Fall of the Western Roman Empire. The Amerindian World. Demographics and Environment. Shifts in Time. Trade, Technology, and Global Interactions. Empires. Slave Systems and the Slave Trade. Demographic and Environmental Changes. Cultural and Intellectual Developments. 1750 to 1914: From Enlightenment to the Modern World. Global Commerce, Communications, Technology, and World Trade. Demographics and the Environmrnt. Social Change: 1750 -1914. Revolutions, Reform, and Democracy. Globalization and the Rise of the West. Time, Structure, and Demographics Since 1914. World War I, World War II, the Holocaust, and the Cold War. Patterns of Nationalism. The Global Economy. New Forms of Social Struggle and Revolution. Social Reforms and Social Revolutions. Globalization of Technology and Culture. Demographic Changes and the Environment in the Wake of Globalization. Part II: Three Full-Length Practice Tests. Practice Test 1. Practice Test 2. Practice Test 3.
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