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By John Julius Norwich

whilst did people first come jointly in towns and what have been they prefer to reside in? Illustrated with stunning pictures of the websites of old towns this day, in addition to terrific gadgets and artworks, this e-book offers a desirable exploration of towns that formed the traditional global.

From the world's first towns, in Mesopotamia, to the outstanding city monuments of the Maya in valuable the US, the towns defined the following signify virtually 3 millennia of human historical past and improvement.

Under John Julius Norwich's specialist editorship, eminent historians and archaeologists with first-hand wisdom of every website convey those silent ruins to existence because the teeming metropolises they as soon as were.

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