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BARRON’S SAT SUBJECT TEST WORLD HISTORY
BARRON’S SAT SUBJECT TEST WORLD HISTORY
9781438010007
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with Bonus Online Tests
2nd Edition

William Melega, M.Ed. - 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.

BONUS ONLINE PRACTICE TESTS: Students who purchase this book will also get FREE access to one additional full-length online SAT World History test with all questions answered and explained. The online exam can be easily accessed by computer, tablet, and smartphone.


Table of Contents:
    Introduction
    Lateral History and Global Connections
    Why Study World History?
    Test Format
    Study Tips
    Practice Tests
    10 Things to Remember Before Taking the Test
    Diagnostic Test
    Answer Key
    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
    Quick Quiz: Chapters 1–3
    1600 B.C.E. – 323 B.C.E.
    4 Ancient Greece
    800 B.C.E. – 476 C.E.
    5 Ancient Rome
    206 B.C.E. – 220 C.E.
    6 Han China
    Quick Quiz: Chapters 4–6
    100 B.C.E. – 1598 C.E.
    7 Korea and Japan
    570 C.E. – 680 C.E.
    8 Formation of the Islamic Religion, Culture, and Civilization
    400 C.E. – 1100 C.E.
    9 Middle Ages in Western Europe
    Quick Quiz: Chapters 7–9
    330 C.E. – 1600 C.E.
    10 The Byzantine Empire and Russia
    1066 C.E. – 1492 C.E.
    11 The High Middle Ages in Europe
    Quick Quiz: Chapters 10–11
    5000 B.C.E. – 1500 C.E.
    12 African States
    28,000 B.C.E. – 1700 C.E.
    13 Mesoamerica, Spanish conquest, and the Peoples of North America
    200 C.E. – 1125 C.E.
    14 Tang and Song Dynasties: The Golden Ages of China
    Quick Quiz: Chapters 12–14
    731 C.E. – 1526 C.E.
    15 Middle Eastern Expansion: Islamic empires, Mongols, Turks, and the Gunpowder Empires
    1300 C.E. – 1687 C.E.
    16 The Renaissance and Reformation
    1400 C.E. – 1602 C.E.
    17 European Exploration
    Quick Quiz: Chapters 15–17
    1368 C.E. – 1725 C.E.
    18 The Age of Absolutism
    1440 C.E. – 1800s C.E.
    19 Mercantilism: The Creation of the Transatlantic Economy and Its Effects on the World
    1650 C.E. – 1792 C.E.
    20 The Enlightenment
    Quick Quiz: Chapters 18–20
    1754 C.E. – 1824 C.E.
    21 Revolutions Across the World
    1764 C.E. – 1866 C.E.
    22 The Industrial Revolution Across the Globe
    Quick Quiz: Chapters 21–22
    1800 C.E. – 1881 C.E.
    23 Nationalism in Europe and Russia
    1900 C.E. – 1949 C.E.
    24 Nationalism in Asia
    Quick Quiz: Chapters 23–24
    1500 C.E. – 1947 C.E.
    25 Imperialism and New Imperialism
    1800 C.E. – 1918 C.E.
    26 Japan Modernizes
    Quick Quiz: Chapters 25–26
    1879 C.E. – 1921 C.E.
    27 World War I to the Treaty of Versailles
    1905 C.E. – 1924 C.E.
    28 The Russian Revolution
    1919 C.E. – 1940 C.E.
    29 The Great Depression and the Road to World War II
    Quick Quiz: Chapters 27–29
    1931 C.E. – 1948 C.E.
    30 World War II through the creation of Israel
    1945 C.E. – 1993 C.E.
    31 Origins of the Cold War; Creation of NATO and the Warsaw Pact Alliances; and Conflicts in Europe, Korea, and Vietnam
    Quick Quiz: Chapters 30–31
    1945 C.E. – 2008 C.E.
    32 Decolonization in Africa and Asia
    1889 C.E. – Present
    33 The Decolonization of the Americas
    Quick Quiz: Chapters 32–33
    1978 C.E. – 2012 C.E.
    34 Collapse of the Soviet Union
    1953 C.E. – 2004 C.E.
    35 The Middle East Through Persian Gulf Wars
    1950 C.E. – present day
    36 Millennial Unrest: Era of Terrorism and Technology
    Quick Quiz: Chapters 34–36
    Practice Test 1
    Practice Test 2
    Practice Test 3
    Index

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Paperback / 576 Pages / 8 3/8 x 10 7/8 / 2017

 





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