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Booming Amsterdam In 1613, four hundred years ago this year, Amsterdam city council decided to build the canal ring. This ambitious expansion was a direct consequence of the city’s turbulent growth. From the late sixteenth century onwards, Amsterdam developed into an international commercial metropolis that surpassed most other European cities in wealth, power and population. [...]