This Advanced Placement course will help you explore world history from 1200 to 1750. Topics include East Asian development, the Middle East, the Muslim world, South Asia, India and other parts of Southeast Asia, the Americas, Africa, Europe, the Silk Roads, the Mongols, early global trade, empires, the evolution of European societies, and transoceanic interconnections. Students will also develop skills for writing essays and answering questions in preparation for the AP exam. This course is the first in a two-part series on world history. The second part, APHIST 064, covers events from 1750 to the present.