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The Great Cities in History
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Uruk * Mohenjo-daro * Memphis * Thebes * Hattusa * Babylon * Nineveh * Carthage Athens * Linzi * Alexandria * Meroe * Jerusalem * Rome * Teotihuacan * Tikal * Constantinople * Mecca * Damascus * Chang'an * Baghdad * Cordoba * Angkor * Palermo * Cairo * Samarkand * Paris * Lubeck * Krakow * Venice * Florence * Benin Timbuktu * Cuzco * Tenochtitlan * Lisbon * Rome * Istanbul * Agra * Isfahan * Beijing * Kyoto * Prague * Amsterdam * Mexico City * London * Stockholm * Dublin * Copenhagen * St Petersburg * Vienna * Edinburgh * Moscow * Paris * London * Budapest Montreal * Washington DC * Barcelona * New Delhi * Berlin * Chicago * Los Angeles * Buenos Aires * Singapore * New York * Sao Paulo * Sydney * Tokyo * Shanghai

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A portrait of world civilization told through the fascinating stories of the world's greatest cities

About the Author

John Julius Norwich is the author of magisterial histories of Norman Sicily, the republic of Venice and the Byzantine empire. He has also written widely on architecture and music, and has presented some 30 BBC television historical documentaries. He is Chairman of the Venice in Peril Fund and of the World Monuments Fund in Britain.

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'An extravaganza ... a terrific line-up of writers, and some superb illustrations' - The Times Literary Supplement
'One couldn't really ask for better people to open windows of insight on this fascinating and urgent topic' - Conde Nast Traveller
'The history of cities is a history of civilization and such histories do not usually come so clear, so concise, so accessible and so entertaining as this' - The Art Book

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