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1 1.Using Images More Information Throughout Semester Neat Web Site of the Week: http://nolli.uoregon.edu/ url=331 Cities over 70,000 in 100 2 were over 400,000—Rome and Louyang Cities over 70,000 in 800 2 were over 500,000—Baghdad and Chang’an Cities over 70,000 in 1200 2 were over 400,000—Cordova and Kaifeng 2. History Biggest Cities Babylon: first city over 200,000 in 612 BC/BCE Bagdad: 1,000,000 in 775 AD/CE London: 5,000,000 in second half of 19 th century New York: 10,000,000 in 1925 Tokyo: 20,000,000 in 1965 Largest cities: – (3100 BCE on Middle East) Memphis (near Cairo), Akkad, Lagash, Ur, Thebes, Babylon, Avaris, Memphis, Thebes, Nineveh, Babylon, Alexandria – 300 BCE on: Patna (India), Changan, Rome, Constantinople, Ctesiphon (Persia), Changan, Baghdad, Cordova – 1000 AD/CE on: Kaifeng, Constantinople, Merv (Turkmenistan), Constantinople, Fez, Hangzhou, Cairo, Hangzhou, Nanjing, Beijing, London, New York, Tokyo (1965 on) Four Thousand Years of Urban Growth: An Historical Census by Tertius Chandler. 1987, St. David's University Press; + David Harvey
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2008 for the course CRP 1101 taught by Professor Kudva during the Spring '07 term at Cornell.

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