FoC Urban Change History

Cumulatively, this progress exacerbated the bifurcation of fortunes between those in the cities, and those in decentralised rural settlements. We started to see a trend towards urbanisation, where aspiring individuals like Dick Whittington fled rural poverty in search of the ‘gold paved’ streets of our major cities. This trend accelerated significantly due to a second major technology shift – mechanisation. As industrialisation created significant economic advantage to factory led operations over traditional artisanal endeavours, the cities.

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