Geography 2ui3 lecture 3- from babylon to bombay: questions to consider. Most were not solely concerned with food producion. 3: public wealth (emergence of social classes) Religion: leaders emerged and shaped the ciies, with a primary poliical structure such as a pyramid. Surplus of agriculture: agriculture becoming organized in some fashion. Need for protecion: protecion by walls, china uses the same work for ciies as wall. Mesopotamia (babylon, uruk, ur), the nile valley (egypt, saudi arabia), the indus valley (pakistan-india, mohenjo daro, harappa), north western china (taiyuan, luoyang), Closer to then center meant you were more elite. Wall around central porion only for important people. More outwards you go, the poorer the people got. North harbour, west harbour, canals, residenial on east. Elite live in center, poorer as you go away from center, some were not allowed to visit the central locaion with important people. Greeks had some organizaion, more circular out from the middle.