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Cities and the Wealth of Nations

ISBN-10: 0394729110
ISBN-13: 9780394729114
Edition: N/A
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Description: "Learned, iconoclastic and exciting...Jacobs' diagnosis of the decay of cities in an increasingly integrated world economy is on the mark."—New York Times Book Review "Jacobs' book is inspired, idiosyncratic and personal...It is written with verve  More...

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Book details

List price: $16.00
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 3/12/1985
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 4.28" wide x 7.24" long x 0.59" tall
Weight: 0.528
Language: English

"Learned, iconoclastic and exciting...Jacobs' diagnosis of the decay of cities in an increasingly integrated world economy is on the mark."—New York Times Book Review "Jacobs' book is inspired, idiosyncratic and personal...It is written with verve and humor; for a work of embattled theory, it is wonderfully concrete, and its leaps are breathtaking."—Los Angeles Times "Not only comprehensible but entertaining...Like Mrs. Jacobs' other books, it offers a concrete approach to an abstract and elusive subject. That, all by itself, makes for an intoxicating experience."—New York Times

Jane Jacobs lives in Toronto.

Fool's Paradise
Back to Reality
Cities' Own Regions
Supply Regions
Regions Workers Abandon
Technology and Clearances
Transplant Regions
Capital for Regions Without Cities
Bypassed Places
Why Backward Cities Need One Another
Faulty Feedback to Cities
Transactions of Decline
The Predicament
Drift
Acknowledgments
Notes
Index

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