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  - Alice - Goodreads

"It blows cobwebs from the mind," wrote Christopher Lehmann-Haupt when he reviewed the book for the NY Times back in 1969. Forty-four years later (and just after completing a two-year masters program ... 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

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Jane Jacobs lives in Toronto.