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The Death and Life of Great American Cities
by Jane Jacobs
Thirty years after its publication, The Death and Life of Great American Cities was described by The New York Times as "perhaps the most influential single work in the history of town planning....[It] can also be seen in a much larger context.  It is first of all a work of literature; the descriptions of street life as a kind of ballet...
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Categories: All Politics, History and Current Events
Dark Age Ahead
by Jane Jacobs
In this indispensable book, urban visionary Jane Jacobs argues that as agrarianism gives way to a technology-based future, we’re at risk of cultural collapse. Jacobs—renowned author of  The Death and Life of Great American Cities  and  The Economy of Cities —pinpoints five pillars of our culture that are in serious decay:...
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Categories: All Business, Investing and Leadership; All Politics, History and Current Events
A Schoolteacher in Old Alaska: The Story of Hannah Breece
by Hannah Breece
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 years educating Athabascans, Aleuts, Inuits, and Russians with the stubborn generosity of a born teacher and the clarity of an original and independent...
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Categories: All Biographies & Memoirs; All Politics, History and Current Events
Systems of Survival: A Dialogue on the Moral Foundations of Commerce and Politics
by Jane Jacobs
With intelligence and clarity of observation, the author of The Death and Life of Great American Cities addresses the moral values that underpin working life. In Systems of Survival, Jane Jacobs identifies two distinct moral syndromes—one governing commerce, the other, politics—and explores what happens when these two syndromes...
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Cities and the Wealth of Nations: Principles of Economic Life
by Jane Jacobs
In this eye-opening work of economic theory, Jane Jacobs argues that it is cities—not nations—that are the drivers of wealth. Challenging centuries of economic orthodoxy, in Cities and the Wealth of Nations the beloved author contends that healthy cities are constantly evolving to replace imported goods with locally-produced...
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The Economy of Cities
by Jane Jacobs
In this book, Jane Jacobs, building on the work of her debut, The Death and Life of Great American Cities, investigates the delicate way cities balance the interplay between the domestic production of goods and the ever-changing tide of imports. Using case studies of developing cities in the ancient, pre-agricultural world, and...
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The Nature of Economies
by Jane Jacobs
From the revered author of the classic The Death and Life of Great American Cities comes a new book that will revolutionize the way we think about the economy. Starting from the premise that human beings "exist wholly within nature as part of natural order in every respect," Jane Jacobs has focused her singular eye on the natural...
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Vital Little Plans: The Short Works of Jane Jacobs
by Jane Jacobs
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, the visionary urbanist and economic thinker whose 1961 book The Death and Life of Great American Cities  started a global conversation that remains...
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Categories: All Business, Investing and Leadership; All Politics, History and Current Events
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