The economy of cities

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

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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

Review: The Economy of Cities

User Review  - Matthew Festger - Goodreads

Good read. Explains the economic development of cities without getting into 'accounting level' detail. At times, the same points keep getting hit over and over again, but at least they are good points ... Read full review

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Jane Jacobs lives in Toronto.