The economy of cities

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Random House, 1969 - Political Science - 268 pages
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Review: The Economy of Cities

User Review  - Kangning Huang - Goodreads

Human progress and the growth of economy is driven by cities. Even agriculture is first born in cities and then transferred to rural areas. The growth of cities themselves are driven by innovations ... Read full review

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User Review  - Brady Dale - Goodreads

This book gets much less ink spilled over it than DEATH AND LIFE (which is, of course, great), but I found ECONOMY to be simply jaw dropping. The book just can't be beat. If you care about cities, you need to read this slender little volume. It's full of stunning facts, stories and insights. Read full review

Contents

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Cities FirstRural Development Later
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How New Work Begins
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About the author (1969)

Jane Jacobs lives in Toronto.