Demographic Analysis

Over the past five years, partners at The DNA of Cities have written a number of books, articles and reports on the inherited traits and global identity of cities.

Demographic Analysis

Global Cities: A Short History

December 12th, 2016

This book reviews 4,000 years of urbanisation to examine the enduring forces - such as trade, migration, war and technology - that have enabled some cities to emerge from the pack into global leadership. A unique historical overview, the book also looks to the future, examining the trends that are transforming cities around the world as well as the new challenges all global cities increasingly will face.