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Learn about what the first cities looked like — and why humans built them — from author Monica L. Smith, an archaeologist and professor in the department of anthropology at UCLA. Then, learn what makes pedestrians run into each other.
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Additional resources from Monica L. Smith:
- “Cities: The First 6,000 Years” — https://amzn.to/2Y6t7nE
- UCLA Faculty Profile (Anthropology) — https://anthro.ucla.edu/faculty/monica-l-smith
- UCLA Faculty Profile (Archaeology) — https://ioa.ucla.edu/people/monica-l-smith
- Research from Monica L. Smith — https://ucla.academia.edu/MonicaLSmith
Additional resources discussed:
- Patterns of Public Behaviour: Collision Avoidance on a Pedestrian Crossing | Journal of the International Association for Semiotic Studies — https://www.degruyter.com/view/j/semi.1974.12.issue-4/semi.19188.8.131.521/semi.19184.108.40.2061.xml
- The Experiments for Exploring Dynamic Behaviors in Urban Places Program Authorized to Offer Degree: Department of Architecture | Mouse.class — https://www.academia.edu/6177126/Mouse.class_The_Experiments_for_Exploring_Dynamic_Behaviors_in_Urban_Places_Program_Authorized_to_Offer_Degree_Department_of_Architecture
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