Metropolis  


Metropolis
Anchor Canada | October 5, 2021 | 512 pages
ISBN: 9780385690980

A captivating narrative journey through twenty-six world cities and across seven thousand years that shows how city living has sparked humankind's greatest innovations--from bestselling and award-winning historian Ben Wilson. During the two hundred millennia we've been on the planet, nothing has shaped us more profoundly than the city. In a fascinating narrative that ranges through cities famous and forgotten, acclaimed historian Ben Wilson tells the glorious story of how urban living has allowed human culture to flourish.