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Cracking the AP World History Exam

Cracking the AP World History Exam reviews world history topics and includes two full-length practice AP World History tests.


The Rise of the West: A History of the Human Community

The Rise of the West won the National Book Award for history in 1964. The author suggests that from the Neolithic beginnings of grain agriculture to the present major social changes in all parts of the world were triggered by new or newly important foreign stimuli, and he presents a persuasive narrative of world history to support this claim.


The Protestant Ethic Thesis

This article from the EH.net encyclopedia (from the Economic History Association) describes Max Weber’s famous Protestant Ethic, linking the economic rise of Protestant countries like England to religious values, as well as critiques of this theory.


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