The death and life of great American cities

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Random House, 1961 - Political Science - 458 pages
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A serious study of urban America and the need for creative planning and renewal of our cities.

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I'd like to read further about Jane Jacobs because I think her contributions to a very male-dominated field, urban planning, in the 50s and 60s place her as a standout broad bucking the trends. I'm ... Read full review

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A fantastic book, a work of literature in the field of urban planning. A call to arms in the days of the most egregious urban planning failures (the 1960's), this book's message still rings true today ... Read full review

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Contents

Introduction
3
Part One the peculiar nature of cities
27
safety
29
Copyright

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About the author (1961)

Jane Jacobs lives in Toronto.

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