History of Humanity: Volume VI: The Nineteenth Century, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

History of Humanity: Volume VI

The Nineteenth Century, 1st Edition

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794 pages | 493 B/W Illus.

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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.

Table of Contents

A. General Introduction B. Thematic Section 1. The Changing Socio-Economic Context 2. The International Context 3. Industrial Revolution and Scientific and Technological Progress 4. Exact Sciences and Natural Sciences 5. The Development of Medicine 6. The Humanities and Social Sciences 7. Education and Research 8. Cultural Development, Arts and Architecture 9. The Place of Religion in the Cultures of the Nineteenth Century C. Regional Section 10. Europe 11. North America 12. Latin America and Caribbean 13. Asia 14. Western Asia and Mediterranean Africa 15. Sub-Saharan Africa 16. Australasia and the Pacific

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
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HISTORY / General
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HISTORY / Reference
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REFERENCE / General