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In a sweeping treatment that covers a span from ancient Sumeria to the present, the author plumbs the mysteries of the city, explaining how they work and why they sometimes fail, discussing agriculture, engineering, public works, religion, and much more.

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  • Hardback | 358 pages
  • 157.5 x 231.1 x 38.1mm | 680.4g
  • Atlantic Monthly Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 0871138980
  • 9780871138989