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With an expected population of million byAmerica is morphing into an economic system composed of 23 'megapolitan' areas that will dominate the nation's economy by midcentury. 'Megapolitan America' goes into demographic, economic, and social detail in mapping the dramatic-and surprisingly /5.
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