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Four Lost Cities

Four Lost Cities

A book by Annalee Newitz

In Four Lost Cities: A Secret History of the Urban Age, science journalist and science fiction author Annalee Newitz explores the life, death, and afterlife of four cities across the globe, and connects their histories to the challenges facing urban life in the twenty-first century.

Written by Matthew Lloyd

Stepping stones in Pompeii

Stepping stones in Pompeii

Stepping stones in a street in Pompeii. These raised stones ensured that pedestrians could safely cross the street without having to make their feet wet or dirty. The stones are spaced in such a way that wheeled vehicles could still pass easily.

Photographed by Josho Brouwers

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