The "History of Humanity: The Nineteenth Century" sees the publication of the sixth and penultimate volume in the monumental History of Humanity series, published in association with UNESCO. With essays from an international team of specialist contributors, Volume VI explores humankind's cultural and scientific development during the nineteenth century, covering such diverse aspects as the Industrial Revolution, religion, architecture and medicine, as well as looking in-depth at the changes that took place within each region of the world. The "History of Humanity: The Nineteenth Century" is an invaluable digest of the latest historical research for students across the disciplines. The volume includes special features such as maps and illustrations that complement the text, making it highly readable. Collected as a whole, the series provides the user with a comprehensive guide to the history of world cultures throughout historical times. Volume VII, the last in the series, is under preparation and currently scheduled for publication in 2004.