Barron's AP World History (Google eBook)

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Barron's Educational Series, May 14, 2014 - Advanced placement programs (Education) - 506 pages
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This newly updated manual presents two full-length model AP World History exams with answer keys, plus detailed advice on answering the comparative essay question, and helpful strategies for answering the test's multiple-choice and document-based questions. An extensive subject review covers the following general areas:
  • Foundations of World Civilization (8000 B.C.-1000 A.D.)
  • World Cultures Maturing (1000-1450)
  • World Cultures Interacting (1450-1750)
  • World Cultures in the Modern Era (1750-1914)
  • The 20th Century and Contemporary World Cultures (1914-2009)
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    Contents

    PORTUGUESE BRAZIL
    245
    DUTCH AND ENGLISH NORTH AMERICA
    246
    THE RUSSIANAMERICAN COMPANY
    247
    QUICK REVIEW
    249
    Review Questions
    251
    Unit Overview
    259
    The Europeans at Home Revolution Reaction and Reform
    265
    THE FRENCH REVOLUTION AND THE NAPOLEONIC ERA
    266

    Major Societies Kingdoms and Empires to 600 CE
    57
    THE CELTS
    61
    GREECE AND ROME
    62
    Romes Cultural Legacy
    66
    CENTRAL ASIA
    68
    BYZANTIUM
    70
    BANTU AFRICA NUBIA AND GHANA
    71
    EARLY CULTURES IN THE AMERICAS
    72
    QUICK REVIEW
    74
    Social Structure and CrossCultural Connections
    77
    CLASS STRUCTURES
    78
    FORMS OF GOVERNMENT
    79
    SLAVERY
    80
    TRADE
    81
    RELIGIOUS INTERACTION
    82
    THE MIGRATION OF PEOPLES
    83
    QUICK REVIEW
    85
    Religious Traditions and Belief Systems
    87
    JUDAISM
    88
    HINDUISM
    90
    BUDDHISM
    92
    DAOISM TAOISM
    94
    CONFUCIANISM
    95
    CHRISTIANITY
    96
    ISLAM
    99
    QUICK REVIEW
    103
    Review Questions
    105
    Unit Overview
    113
    Europe during the Middle Ages and the Renaissance
    117
    THE IDEAL OF CHRISTENDOM
    119
    THE WESTERN MONARCHIES AND THE EASTERN FRONTIER
    120
    THE CRUSADES
    124
    URBANIZATION TRADE AND SOCIETY
    126
    MEDIEVAL CULTURE
    129
    THE RENAISSANCE
    131
    QUICK REVIEW
    133
    Islam in the Middle East and Africa
    135
    ISLAM IN SAHARAN AND SUBSAHARAN AFRICA
    137
    THE RISE OF THE TURKS
    138
    ISLAMIC CULTURE
    139
    QUICK REVIEW
    141
    China Japan and East Asia
    143
    SONG SUNG CHINA
    144
    THE MONGOL CONQUEST AND YUAN CHINA
    146
    HEIAN JAPAN
    148
    FEUDAL JAPAN AND THE FIRST SHOGUNATES
    149
    KOREA AND VIETNAM
    150
    QUICK REVIEW
    151
    CHAPTER 9 South and Southeast Asia
    153
    OTHER INDIAN STATES
    154
    SOUTHEAST ASIA
    155
    THE POLYNESIAN MIGRATIONS
    156
    QUICK REVIEW
    157
    The Mongol Empires
    159
    THE FIRST WAVE OF CONQUEST
    160
    THE SECOND WAVE OF CONQUEST AND THE PAX MONGOLICA
    161
    QUICK REVIEW
    163
    SubSaharan Africa
    165
    WEST AND CENTRAL AFRICA Ghana
    167
    QUICK REVIEW
    169
    The Americas
    171
    MEXICO AND CENTRAL AMERICA
    172
    SOUTH AMERICA
    174
    QUICK REVIEW
    177
    Review Questions
    179
    Unit Overview
    187
    Europe Reformation Absolutism and Enlightenment
    193
    ABSOLUTE AND PARLIAMENTARY MONARCHIES
    196
    THE PRINTING PRESS THE SCIENTIFIC REVOLUTION AND ENLIGHTENMENT PHILOSOPHY
    199
    SOCIETY AND ECONOMICS
    202
    QUICK REVIEW
    204
    Age of Discovery Age of Imperialism The Western Campaign of Exploration and Colonization
    207
    ECONOMIC MOTIVATIONS AND TECHNOLOGICAL CAPABILITIES
    208
    SPAIN AND PORTUGAL
    209
    FRANCE THE DUTCH REPUBLIC AND ENGLAND
    211
    QUICK REVIEW
    213
    Islamic Empires in the Middle East and North Africa
    215
    NORTH AFRICA UNDER THE OTTOMAN EMPIRE
    218
    QUICK REVIEW
    219
    China Japan and East Asia
    221
    THE QING MANCHU CONQUEST OF CHINA
    222
    FEUDAL WAR AND REUNIFICATION IN JAPAN
    223
    THE TOKUGAWA SHOGUNATE AND THE CONSOLIDATION OF JAPAN
    224
    QUICK REVIEW
    226
    South and Southeast Asia
    229
    SOUTHEAST ASIA Kingdoms of Southeast Asia
    231
    QUICK REVIEW
    233
    SubSaharan Africa
    235
    SOUTHERN AFRICA
    237
    EAST AFRICA
    238
    THE ATLANTIC SLAVE TRADE
    239
    QUICK REVIEW
    241
    The Americas as New World
    243
    NEW SPAIN
    244
    POLITICS IN EUROPE 18151914
    269
    INTELLECTUAL AND CULTURAL CURRENTS
    273
    QUICK REVIEW
    275
    Industrialization and Worldwide Economic Trends
    277
    THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION Background to Industrialization
    278
    ECONOMIC THEORIES AND MOVEMENTS
    280
    THE GLOBAL IMPACT OF INDUSTRIALIZATION Industrialization and Imperialism
    282
    QUICK REVIEW
    283
    The Europeans Abroad Imperialism Nationalism and Foreign Policy
    285
    CAUSES OF IMPERIALISM
    286
    EUROPES OVERSEAS EMPIRES Western Approaches to Imperialism
    287
    NATIONALISM WARFARE AND ALLIANCE SYSTEMS
    291
    QUICK REVIEW
    293
    The Middle East
    295
    EGYPT AND NORTH AFRICA
    298
    PERSIA THE CAUCASUS AND CENTRAL ASIA
    300
    QUICK REVIEW
    301
    China and Japan
    303
    QING MANCHU CHINA IN DECLINE
    304
    ISOLATION AND PARTIAL MODERNIZATION IN TOKUGAWA JAPAN
    309
    THE MEIJI RESTORATION AND JAPANESE ASCENDANCY
    310
    QUICK REVIEW
    313
    India and Southeast Asia
    315
    THE 1800s
    317
    SOUTHEAST ASIA
    319
    QUICK REVIEW
    321
    SubSaharan Africa
    323
    AFRICAN STATES FROM THE LATE 1700s TO THE MID1800s
    324
    THE END OF THE ATLANTIC SLAVE TRADE
    326
    EUROPEAN IMPERIALISM AND THE SCRAMBLE FOR AFRICA
    327
    QUICK REVIEW
    331
    Revolution and Consolidation in North and South America
    333
    THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION AND THE BIRTH OF THE UNITED STATES
    334
    THE HAITIAN REBELLION
    336
    THE LATIN AMERICAN WARS OF INDEPENDENCE
    337
    POLITICAL CONSOLIDATION IN LATIN AMERICA
    339
    QUICK REVIEW
    342
    Review Questions
    345
    Unit Overview
    353
    World War I
    361
    BACKGROUND AND BEGINNING
    362
    THE HOME FRONT
    365
    THE PARIS PEACE CONFERENCE
    367
    LONGTERM CONSEQUENCES
    368
    QUICK REVIEW
    370
    The Twenty Years Crisis The World During the Interwar Period
    373
    POLITICAL EXTREMISM AND ECONOMIC DEPRESSION IN EUROPE
    374
    NATIONALISM AND MODERNIZATION IN THE MIDDLE EAST
    378
    MILITARISM AND REVOLUTION IN ASIA
    379
    DICTATORSHIP IN LATIN AMERICA
    383
    QUICK REVIEW
    386
    World War II and the Holocaust
    389
    THE ROAD TO WAR
    390
    THE AXIS ASCENDANT 19391941
    392
    THE ALLIED QUEST FOR VICTORY 19421945
    394
    THE HOLOCAUST AND OTHER WAR CRIMES
    397
    QUICK REVIEW
    400
    The Cold War
    403
    WARTIME DIPLOMACY
    404
    THE COLD WAR BEGINS 19451949
    405
    THE COLD WAR GLOBALIZES 19491968
    407
    THE LATE STAGES OF THE COLD WAR 19681991
    410
    QUICK REVIEW
    414
    Divergent Forms of Development in the Postwar World 19451991
    417
    RECOVERY IN POSTWAR EUROPE
    418
    DECOLONIZATION AND THE EMERGENCE OF THE DEVELOPING WORLD
    421
    THE MIDDLE EAST
    423
    AFRICA
    426
    ASIA
    429
    LATIN AMERICA
    434
    QUICK REVIEW
    437
    Social Developments Cultural Changes and Intellectual Trends
    439
    ECONOMIC GLOBALIZATION
    441
    SOCIAL TRENDS AND MOVEMENTS
    443
    WOMEN AND THE SHIFT IN GENDER RELATIONS
    446
    THOUGHT CULTURE AND SCIENCE
    448
    QUICK REVIEW
    452
    Integration or Fragmentation? Globalism in the Late Twentieth and Early TwentyFirst Centuries
    455
    DIPLOMACY AFTER THE COLD WAR
    456
    SECURITY CONCERNS
    457
    NATIONALIST EXTREMISM ETHNIC TENSIONS AND RELIGIOUS FUNDAMENTALISM
    458
    ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES
    461
    REGIONALISM GLOBALIZATION AND MULTICULTURALISM
    462
    QUICK REVIEW
    464
    Review Questions
    467
    Model Test 1
    477
    Answer key
    496
    ANSWERS EXPLAINED
    497
    Model Test 2
    505
    Answer Key
    526
    ANSWERS EXPLAINED
    527
    Map of Selected World Regions
    535
    Index
    537
    Copyright

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    About the author (2014)

    John McCannon is assistant professor of history at Southern New Hampshire University and the author of "Red Arctic: Polar Exploration and the Myth of the North in the Soviet Union, 1932-1939.

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