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Dark Age Ahead

Jane Jacobs - Business & Economics - 2007 - 256 pages
In this indispensable book, urban visionary Jane Jacobs--renowned author of The Death and Life of Great American Cities and The Economy of Cities--convincingly argues that as ...
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A Schoolteacher In Old Alaska: The Story of Hannah Breece

Jane Jacobs - History - 2011 - 336 pages
When Hannah Breece came to Alaska in 1904, it was a remote lawless wilderness of prospectors, murderous bootleggers, tribal chiefs, and Russian priests. She spent fourteen ...
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The Death and Life of Great American Cities

Jane Jacobs - Architecture - 1961 - 458 pages
Penetrating analysis of the functions and organization of city neighborhoods, the forces of deterioration and regeneration, and the necessary planning innovations
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Systems of Survival: A Dialogue on the Moral Foundations of Commerce and ...

Jane Jacobs - Political Science - 1994 - 236 pages
The author of The Death and Life of Great American Cities looks at business fraud and criminal enterprise, overextended government farm subsidies and zealous transit police, to ...
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The Lost Massey Lectures: Recovered Classics from Five Great Thinkers

John Kenneth Galbraith, Paul Goodman, Jane Jacobs, Eric W. Kierans, Martin Luther King, Jr. - History - 2007 - 416 pages
The CBC Massey Lectures, Canada's preeminent public lecture series, are for many of us a highly anticipated annual feast of ideas. However, some of the finest lectures, by some ...
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Jane Jacobs: The Last Interview: and Other Conversations

Jane Jacobs - Biography & Autobiography - 2016
“Jane Jacobs is the kind of writer who produces in her readers such changed ways of looking at the world that she becomes an oracle, or final authority.” —The New York Sun ...
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Vital Little Plans: The Short Works of Jane Jacobs

Jane Jacobs - Social Science - 2016 - 544 pages
A career-spanning selection of previously uncollected writings and talks by the legendary author and activist No one did more to change how we look at cities than Jane Jacobs ...
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Cities and the Wealth of Nations

Jane Jacobs - Social Science - 2016 - 272 pages
"Learned, iconoclastic and exciting...Jacobs' diagnosis of the decay of cities in an increasingly integrated world economy is on the mark."—New York Times Book Review"Jacobs ...
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Crisis, Stabilization and Growth: Economic Adjustment in Transition Economies

Patrick J. Conway - Business & Economics - 2000 - 353 pages
The break-up of the Soviet Union in 1991, following closely on the adoptionofmarket-orientedreformsinEastern Europe, createdanew specialty within economics. The ...
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