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Cities and the Wealth of Nations

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Cities and the Wealth of Nations by Jane Jacobs
Mar 12, 1985 | 272 Pages
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    Mar 12, 1985 | 272 Pages

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    Aug 17, 2016 | 272 Pages

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Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Review Award for Non-Fiction

“Learned, iconoclastic and exciting . . . Jacobs’ diagnosis of the decay of cities in an increasingly integrated world economy is on the mark.”—The New York Times Book Review

“Jacobs’ book is inspired, idiosyncratic and personal . . . It is written with verve and humor; for a work of embattled theory, it is wonderfully concrete, and its leaps are breathtaking.”—Los Angeles Times

“Not only comprehensible but entertaining. . . . Like Mrs. Jacobs’ other books, it offers a concrete approach to an abstract and elusive subject. That, all by itself, makes for an intoxicating experience.”—The New York Times

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