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The city that will be

By Drake Bennett
September 4, 2005

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THIRTY YEARS AGO, in their book ''3000 Years of Urban Growth," the historians Tertius Chandler and Gerald Fox calculated that of all the cities that had been flooded, burned, sacked, leveled by earthquake, buried in lava, or in some way or another destroyed worldwide between 1100 and 1800, only a few dozen had been permanently abandoned. Cities, in other words, ... (Full article: 1443 words)

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