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Shmoop Launches AP World History

  (October 31, 2011)

Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) October 31, 2011

Shmoop, a publisher of digital curriculum and test prep, announces the launch of Shmoop AP World History at As the twelfth major subject area guide available on the site, AP World History is bursting with a wealth of information about our storiedand sometimes sordidpast.

Remember how much there was to learn in that US History class? A lot, right? Believe it or not, there is even more material to cover when studying for the history of every single country in the world since the beginning of time. Go figure.
Shmoops brand-new section simplifies and summarizes the key people and events as much as possible, providing students with the whos, whats, and wheres they need to conquer the AP World History exam.

Each chapter is broken down chronologically, and each time period covers the key themes that students need to know to ace the AP exam. Have your nagging questions finally answered:

  •     How many different uses were there for Egyptian eye makeup?
  •     What do the Industrial Revolution and Thomas the Tank Engine have in common?
  •     How much of a mark did Genghis Khan leave on todays population?
  •     Was Napoleon taller than what the history books indicate?
  •     Samurai v. medieval knight - who would have kicked whose butt?

Shmoop also provides timelines and lists of key terms for each subsection, giving the reader a pretty sweet overview of everything that has ever happened, globally and historically speaking. Most of the juicy stuff, anyway.
Become master of your own domain with our guide to AP World History.

About Shmoop

Shmoop is a digital curriculum and test prep company that makes fun, rigorous learning and teaching materials. Shmoop content is written by master teachers and Ph.D. students from Stanford, Harvard, UC Berkeley, and other top universities. Shmoop Learning Guides, Test Prep, SAT, and Teacher Editions balance a teen-friendly, approachable style with academically rigorous materials to help students understand how subjects relate to their daily lives. Shmoop offers more than 7,000 titles across the Web, iPhone, Android devices, iPad, Kindle, Nook, and Sony Reader. The company has been honored twice by the Webby Awards and was named Best in Tech for 2010 and 2011 by Scholastic Administrator Magazine. Launched in 2008, Shmoop is headquartered in a labradoodle-patrolled office in Mountain View, Calif.


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