Barron's AP World History: With Bonus Online Tests

Barron's AP World History: With Bonus Online Tests

by John McCannon Ph.D.

Paperback(Eighth Edition)

$23.99
View All Available Formats & Editions
Choose Expedited Shipping at checkout for guaranteed delivery by Thursday, May 23

Overview

Barron’s AP World History provides in-depth review and practice to help students prepare for the exam. This edition is aligned with the current learning objectives and themes required by the College Board and includes the revised Short-Response, Data-Base, and Long Essay questions.

This edition includes:

  • Two full-length practice tests with answer explanations
  • Three full-length online practice tests with all questions answered and explained
  • A review of world history, from the foundations of civilization circa. 600 B.C.E. to world cultures of the twenty-first century
  • Revised strategies for answering all question types
  • Unit shortcut charts and key concepts at the beginning of each chapter to help organize a better study plan

Want to boost your studies with even more practice and in-depth review? Try Barron's Ultimate AP World History for even more prep.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781438011097
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
Publication date: 08/01/2018
Edition description: Eighth Edition
Pages: 512
Sales rank: 13,420
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

John McCannon earned a Ph.D. in history from the University of Chicago in 1994. He has taught Russian, European, and world history at several universities in the United States and Canada and is a former editor of the Canadian Journal of History. He has worked as an Advanced Placement Reader for the College Board and is the author of Red Arctic: Polar Exploration and the Myth of the North in the Soviet Union (1998) and A History of the Arctic: Nature, Exploration, and Exploitation (2012). He is currently an associate professor of history at Southern New Hampshire University.

Table of Contents

Barron's Essential 5
INTRODUCTION
How to Use This Book
The Advanced Placement Examination in World History: An Overview Disciplinary Practices and Reasoning Skills in History
Multiple-Choice Question Strategies
Short-Answer Question Strategies
Free-Response (Essay) Questions: General Tips
Document-Based Question (DBQ) Strategies
Long Essay Question (LEQ) Strategies
Practice, Practice, Practice: Online Resources
UNIT ONE: TECHNOLOGICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL TRANSFORMATIONS (to 600 B.C.E.)
Short Cut
Scenic Route
1 Big Geography and the Peopling of the Earth
2 The Neolithic Revolution and Early Agricultural Societies
3 The Development and Interactions of Early Agricultural, Pastoral, and Urban Societies
UNIT TWO: TECHNOLOGICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL TRANSFORMATIONS (600 B.C.E.-600 C.E.)
Short Cut
Scenic Route
4 The Development and Codification of Religious and Cultural Traditions
5 The Development of States and Empires
6 Emerging Transregional Networks of Communication and Exchange
UNIT THREE: REGIONAL AND TRANSREGIONAL INTERACTIONS (600-1450)
Short Cut
Scenic Route
7 State Building, Expansion, and Conflict, 600-1450
8 Culture, Science, and Technology, 600-1450
9 Economic Systems, 600-1450
10 Social Structures, 600-1450
11 Humans and the Environment, 600-1450
UNIT FOUR: GLOBAL INTERACTIONS (1450-1750)
Short Cut
Scenic Route
12 State Building, Expansion, and Conflict, 1450-1750
13 Culture, Science, and Technology, 1450-1750
14 Economic Systems, 1450-1750
15 Social Structures, 1450-1750
16 Humans and the Environment, 1450-1750
UNIT FIVE: INDUSTRIALIZATION AND GLOBAL INTEGRATION (1750-1900)
Short Cut
Scenic Route
17 State Building, Expansion, and Conflict, 1750-1900
18 Culture, Science, and Technology, 1750-1900
19 Economic Systems, 1750-1900
20 Social Structures, 1750-1900
21 Humans and the Environment, 1750-1900
UNIT SIX: ACCELERATING GLOBAL CHANGE AND REALIGNMENTS (1900 to Present)
Short Cut
Scenic Route
22 State Building, Expansion, and Conflict (Part I), 1900-1945
23 State Building, Expansion, and Conflict (Part II),1945 to Present
24 Culture, Science, and Technology, 1900 to Present
25 Economic Systems, 1900 to Present
26 Social Structures, 1900 to Present
27 Humans and the Environment, 1900 to Present
PRACTICE TESTS
Practice Test 1
Practice Test 2
Appendix: Map of Selected World Regions
Index

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews