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BARRON’S SAT SUBJECT TEST IN WORLD HISTORY
BARRON’S SAT SUBJECT TEST IN WORLD HISTORY
9781438003009
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5th Edition
Marilynn Hitchens, Ph.D., and Heidi Roupp, M.A. - 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, economica, 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:
  • World History in Perspective
    Why Study World History?
    Study Strategies
    Study, Study, Study
    About the Test
    How to Prepare for the Test
    How to Take the Test
  • Diagnostic Test
    Answers Explained
    Notes to the Student
    Diagnostic Test and Answers
    About the Test
    How to Prepare for the Test
    How to Take the Test
  • UNIT I THE BEGINNINGS OF HUMAN SOCIETY (ca. 5 MILLION B.C.E.–4000 B.C.E.)
    The Meaning of Society
    The Emergence of Early Human Communities and the Peopling of the Earth (ca. 5 million B.C.E.–10,000 B.C.E.)
    The Development of Agricultural Societies (ca. 10,000 B.C.E.–4000 B.C.E.)
    Unit Review
  • UNIT II EARLY CIVILIZATIONS (to ca. 500 B.C.E.
    The Meaning of Civilization
    The Emergence of Civilization (ca. 3000 B.C.E.–1500 B.C.E.)
    Metallurgy and the Development of Early Civilization (ca. 3000 B.C.E.–500 B.C.E.)
    Regional Interaction (ca. 1000 B.C.E.–600 B.C.E.)
    Unit Review
  • UNIT III SYSTEMS OF SOCIETY AND CULTURE: THE CLASSICAL AGE (ca. 1000 B.C.E.–900 C.E.)
    The Meaning of Classicism
    Classical Greek and Persian Civilizations (ca. 600 B.C.E.–200 B.C.E.)
    Classical Roman Civilization (ca. 500 B.C.E.–500 C.E.)
    Classical Chinese Imperial Civilization (ca. 500 B.C.E.–500 C.E.)
    Classical Indian Civilization (ca. 300 B.C.E.–500 C.E.)
    Classical American and African Civilizations (ca. 100 C.E.–900 C.E.)
    Unit Review
  • UNIT IV EXPANDING CLASSICAL SYSTEMS OF SOCIETY AND CULTURE (ca. 100 C.E.–1600 C.E.)
    Historical Processes: Migrations, Rise and Fall, Diffusion, Interaction, Synthesis, and Systems of Exchange
    Expansion of Society and Culture in East and Southeast Asia (ca. 1500 B.C.E.–1200 C.E.)
    The Rise of Islamic Civilization (ca. 600 C.E.–1200 C.E.)
    The Byzantine Empire, Kievan State, and Sassanian Persia (ca. 500 C.E.–1453 C.E.)
    The Rise of Feudal States (ca. 500 C.E.–1600 C.E.)
    Unit Review
  • UNIT V EMERGENCE OF A GLOBAL AGE (ca. 1100 C.E.–1600 C.E.)
    The Importance of Encounter, Exchange, and Diffusion to the Global Age
    The Eurasian Highway (ca. 1100 C.E.–1600 C.E.)
    Expanding Maritime Trade Routes (ca. 1100 C.E.–1600 C.E.)
    The Americas (ca. 800 C.E.–1600 C.E.)
    Unit Review
  • UNIT VI FORCES THAT SHAPED THE MODERN WORLD EXCHANGE (ca. 1000 C.E.–1750 C.E.)
    The Meaning of Modern
    The Transformation of Europe (ca. 1000 C.E.– 1750 C.E.)
    The World Exchange (ca. 1450 C.E.–1750 C.E.)
    Unit Review
  • UNIT VII PATTERNS OF MODERNITY IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY (ca. 1750 C.E.–1914 C.E.)
    Gender in World History
    Liberal Democratic Movements (ca. 1450 C.E.–1850 C.E.)
    Industrial Revolutions and European Imperialism (ca. 1750 C.E.–1914 C.E.)
    The Spread of Modernization and the Transformation of Society (ca. 1800 C.E.– 1914 C.E.)
    Unit Review
  • UNIT VIII THE TWENTIETH-CENTURY WORLD
    Science and Technology in World History
    Europe and the World (ca. 1900 C.E.–1970 C.E.)
    Revolution, Decolonization, and Wars of National Liberation (ca. 1917 C.E.–2000 C.E.)
    The Diffusion of Modern Systems (ca. 1945 C.E.– Present)
    Unit Review
  • MODEL TESTS
    Model Test 1
    Answers to Model Test 1
    Model Test 2
    Answers to Model Test 2
    Index

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Paperback / 480 Pages / 8 3/8 x 10 7/8 / 2013

 





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