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Summer Assignment Handouts

The following handouts provide instructions for your summer assignments for AP World History.
Geography Assignment
The summer geography assignment will familiarize you with the major landforms and waterways necessary to understand global history and the geographical regions specific to the AP World History course.  You can find the landforms and waterways via Google or most online and paper maps.  The geographic regions can be found in the AP World History Course and Exam Description.
Reading Assignment
The summer reading assignment will introduce you to the type of texts that you will be reading in the class and the type of thinking skills you will develop.  For this assignment, you will need to read the book listed on the handout and use that book to create an outline for a typical AP World History essay.  The basic requirements are listed in the handout.
Required book: Empires in World History: Power and the Politics of Difference by Burbank and Cooper, ISBN: 978-0-691-15236-3
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