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The Death And Life Of Great American Cities

Jane Jacobs

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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…
Dark Age Ahead

Dark Age Ahead

Jane Jacobs

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|April 21, 2005

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Visionary thinker Jane Jacobs uses her authoritative work on urban life and economies to show us how we can protect and strengthen our culture and communities. In Dark Age Ahead , Jane Jacobs identifies five pillars of our culture that we depend on but which are…
Cities And The Wealth Of Nations: Principles Of Economic Life
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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…
Walking In The City With Jane: A Story Of Jane Jacobs
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From the time she was a young girl, Jane Jacobs' curious mind made her a keen observer of everything around her. When she grew up, she moved to New York City, a place full of new wonders for her to explore. It was there she realized that, just like in nature, a…
The Economy Of Cities

The Economy Of Cities

Jane Jacobs

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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…
Systems Of Survival: A Dialogue On The Moral Foundations Of Commerce And Politics
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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…
The Jungle

The Jungle

Upton Sinclair

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|June 6, 2006

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In this powerful book we enter the world of  Jurgis Rudkus, a young Lithuanian immigrant who arrives  in America fired with dreams of wealth, freedom,  and opportunity. And we discover, with him, the  astonishing truth…
Question Of Separatism: Quebec and the Struggle over Sovereignty
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In this, her third and least-known book, first published in 1980, Jane Jacobs examines not only the particular question of Quebec and Canada, but also the larger issue of sovereignty and autonomy in general. Using Norway as a model, Jacobs details that country's…
Contemporary Perspectives On Jane Jacobs: Reassessing The Impacts Of An Urban Visionary
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Jane Jacobs's famous book The Death and Life of Great American Cities (1961) has challenged the discipline of urban planning and led to a paradigm shift. Controversial in the 1960s, most of her ideas became generally accepted within a decade or so after…
The Shape of the City: Toronto Struggles with Modern Planning
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Critics have long voiced concerns about the wisdom of living in cities and the effects of city life on physical and mental health. For a century, planners have tried to meet these issues. John Sewell traces changes in urban planning, from the pre-Depression…
Architecture And Geography: Between Spaces

Architecture And Geography: Between Spaces

Jane Jacobs

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|This title releases December 31, 2023

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