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|December 1, 1992

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A direct and fundamentally optimistic indictment of the short-sightedness and intellectual arrogance that has characterized much of urban planning in this century, The Death and Life of Great American Cities has, since its first publication in 1961, become the…

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In this eye-opening work of economic theory, Jane Jacobs argues that it is cities—not nations—that are the drivers of wealth. Challenging centuries of economic orthodoxy, in Cities and the Wealth of Nations the beloved author contends that healthy…

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With intelligence and clarity of observation, the author of The Death and Life of Great American Cities addresses the moral values that underpin working life. In Systems of Survival , Jane Jacobs identifies two distinct moral syndromes—one governing…
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|May 30, 2017

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|October 11, 2016

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A new book by influential urbanist Jane Jacobs, released in Jacobs' centenary, and showing her evolution as a writer and thinker. Vital Little Plans will bring together for the first time a selection of essays, articles, speeches and interviews by the late Jane…
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|March 13, 2001

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Jane Jacobs has spent years changing the way we think about economic life in general. Now, in The Nature of Economies , Jacobs proposes a radical notion that has breath-taking common sense: economies are governed by the same rules as nature itself. With the…
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|September 13, 2011

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Published to coincide with the 50th anniversary of its initial publication, this special edition of Jane Jacobs’s masterpiece, The Death and Life of Great American Cities, features a new Introduction by Jason Epstein, the book’s original editor, who…
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|This title releases October 8, 2017

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The CBC Massey Lectures, Canada's preeminent public lecture series, are for many of us a highly anticipated annual feast of ideas. However, some of the finest lectures, by some of the greatest minds of modern times, have been lost for many years -- unavailable…
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|February 12, 1970

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In this book, Jane Jacobs, building on the work of her debut, The Death and Life of Great American Cities , investigates the delicate way cities balance the interplay between the domestic production of goods and the ever-changing tide of imports. Using case…
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|April 19, 2016

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“Jane Jacobs is the kind of writer who produces in her readers such changed ways of looking at the world that she becomes an oracle, or final authority.” —The New York Sun Hailed by the New York Times Book Review as “perhaps the single…
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|November 12, 2001

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Jane Jacobs est née à Scranton, en Pennsylvanie, Elle vit à Toronto, où elle est très engagée dans les affaires de la ville. Elle est l''auteur, entre autres ouvrages classiques, de The Death and Life of Great American Cities (1961) et, aux Éditions du Boréal,…