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Urbanization—The Rise of New World Cities

Lecture no. 15 from the course: Understanding Cultural and Human Geography

Urbanization—The Rise of New World Cities

Taught by Professor Paul Robbins | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course

Revisit the question of population in this survey of urbanization. Look at the history of cities and find out what is driving our current state of rapid urbanization. Consider the ecological costs and economic and environmental opportunities of a global city-dwelling population.

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