1Will Roper HIST 210 Cities in Time: Europe This week’s reading, “The Human Consequences of Industrial Urbanization” talked at length about the natural evolution of cities and their many (and seemingly unavoidable) mistakes. The article does speak of consequences as well as rewards, but it seems that the cities’ massive appeal to hungry workers and its class separations keep them from becoming something other than a sociological failure. I was particularly interested in the travels of immigrant and migrant workers to the cities for the promise of a job and a more secure life. From the reading it seemed almost everyone was going somewhere else to work.
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