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Photographs Show Just How Much Our World Has Changed In The Last Century

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The 20th Century was a time of dramatic change and progression, whether you call it urbanisation or capitalism it’s undeniable. Here, we have 14 photographs of just how much some of the most prominent places on Earth have developed over the last 100 years as the human race continues to expand and thrive.

See how skyscrapers have pierced the skyline and civilisation has transformed the rugged landscapes of our planet forever. Which do you think is most impressive? How has the world changed around you in your lifetime?

Tokyo, Japan: 1945 and 2013

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Shanghai, China: 1990-2014
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Venice, Italy: 1970-2010
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Jakarta, Indonesia: 1965-2005
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Long Beach, USA: 1953-2009
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Shenzen, China: 1980-2011
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Los Angeles, USA: 1970-2014
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: 1990-2014
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Paris, France: 1900-2012
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Dubai, UAE: 1990-2013
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Athens, Greece: 1860-2010
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Hong Kong: 1920-2000
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Toronto, Canada: 1930-2014
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Sydney, Australia: 1930-2014
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You can see all 22 images here.

Before And After: seeing how much the world has changed in the last century will blow your mind! | Just Something

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