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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OMG FINALLY DONE. Read this for school. Not very enjoyable, but interesting Read full review

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For anyone interested in causing communities that actually work for their residents, Jacobs's book is as relevant today as it was in 1961. "The point of cities is multiplicity of choice." Jane ... Read full review

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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