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BARRON’S SAT SUBJECT TEST WORLD HISTORY
BARRON’S SAT SUBJECT TEST WORLD HISTORY
9781438005263
$18.99












William Melega - All books by this author

This test preparation manual presents a general overview of world history, treating it as an academic discipline, and offering general study advice. Twenty-five study units review the entire scope of human history, summarizing:
  • The emergence of early human communities
  • The development of agricultural societies
  • The emergence of civilizations
  • Global exchange among peoples
  • The development of industry
  • Global demographic, economical, ecological , social, and cultural changes
The chronicle of the world's civilizations is reviewed to the present era. The manual concludes with two full-length model tests with all questions answered and explained.

Table of Contents:
    Introduction
    Lateral History and Global Connections
    Why Study World History?
    Test Format
    Study Tips
    10 Things to Remember Before Taking the Test
    Diagnostic Test
    Answer Explanations
    3.2 million B.C.E. – 3000 B.C.E.
    1 Prehistory and Paleolithic Man to the Emergence of Human Civilization
    3500 B.C.E. – 500 B.C.E.
    2 Early River Valley civilizations: Egypt, Mesopotamia, India, and China, Plus Australia
    1500 B.C.E. – 350 C.E.
    3 Advances in Religion and Philosophy in Asia
    4 Quick Quiz: Chapters 1–3
    1600 B.C.E. – 323 B.C.E.
    5 Ancient Greece
    800 B.C.E. – 476 C.E.
    6 Ancient Rome
    206 B.C.E. – 220 C.E.
    7 Han China
    8 Quick Quiz: Chapters 5-7
    100 B.C.E. – 1598 C.E.
    9 Korea and Japan
    570 C.E. – 680 C.E.
    10 Formation of the Islamic Religion, Culture, and Civilization
    400 C.E. – 1100 C.E.
    11 Middle Ages in Western Europe
    12 Quick Quiz: Chapters 9–11
    330 C.E. – 1600 C.E.
    13 The Byzantine Empire and Russia
    1066 C.E. – 1492 C.E.
    14 The High Middle Ages in Europe
    15 Quick Quiz: Chapters 13-14
    5000 B.C.E. – 1500 C.E.
    16 African States
    28,000 B.C.E. – 1700 C.E.
    17 Mesoamerica, Spanish conquest, and the Peoples of North America
    200 C.E. – 1125 C.E.
    18 Tang and Song Dynasties: The Golden Ages of China
    19 Quick Quiz: Chapters 16-18
    731 C.E. – 1526 C.E.
    20 Middle Eastern Expansion: Islamic empires, Mongols, Turks, and the Gunpowder Empires
    1300 C.E. – 1687 C.E.
    21 The Renaissance and Reformation
    1000 C.E. – 1602 C.E.
    22 European Exploration
    23 Quick Quiz: Chapters 20–22
    1368 C.E. – 1725 C.E.
    24 The Age of Absolutism
    1440 C.E. – 1800s C.E.
    25 Mercantilism: The Creation of the Transatlantic Economy and Its Effects on the World
    1634 C.E. – 1792 C.E.
    26 The Enlightenment
    27 Quick Quiz: Chapters 24–26
    1754 C.E. – 1824 C.E.
    28 Revolutions Across the World
    1764 C.E. – 1866 C.E.
    29 The Industrial Revolution Across the Globe
    30 Quick Quiz: Chapters 28–29
    1800 C.E. – 1881 C.E.
    31 Nationalism in Europe and Russia
    1900 C.E. – 1949 C.E.
    32 Nationalism in Asia
    33 Quick Quiz: Chapters 31–32
    1500 C.E. – 1947 C.E.
    34 Imperialism and New Imperialism
    1800 C.E. – 1918 C.E.
    35 Japan Modernizes
    36 Quick Quiz: Chapters 34–35
    1879 C.E. – 1921 C.E.
    37 World War I to the Treaty of Versailles
    1905 C.E. – 1924 C.E.
    38 The Russian Revolution
    1919 C.E. – 1940 C.E.
    39 The Great Depression and the Road to World War II
    40 Quick Quiz: Chapters 37–39
    1931 C.E. – 1948 C.E.
    41 World War II through the creation of Israel
    1945 C.E. – 1993 C.E.
    42 Origins of the Cold War; Creation of NATO and the Warsaw Pact Alliances; and Conflicts in Europe, Korea, and Vietnam
    43 Quick Quiz: Chapters 41–42
    1870 C.E. – 2008 C.E.
    44 Decolonization in Africa and Asia
    1889 C.E. – 2014 C.E.
    45 The Decolonization of the Americas
    46 Quick Quiz: Chapters 44–45
    1978 C.E. – 2012 C.E.
    47 Collapse of the Soviet Union
    1953 C.E. – 2004 C.E.
    48 The Middle East Through Persian Gulf Wars
    1950 C.E. – present day
    49 Millennial Unrest: Era of Terrorism and Technology
    50 Quick Quiz: Chapters 47–49
    51 Practice Test 1
    52 Practice Test 2
    53 Practice Test 3

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Paperback / 500 Pages / 8 3/8 x 10 7/8 / 2015

 





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