The History of Humanity: The Twentieth Century sees the publication of the seventh and final volume in the monumental History of Humanity series, published in association with UNESCO. With essays from an international team of specialist contributors, Volume VII explores humankind's cultural and scientific development during the twentieth century, covering such diverse aspects as 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 Twentieth 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.