The Economy of Cities

The Economy of Cities

Book - 1970
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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 contemporary cities on the decline, like the financially irresponsible New York City of the mid-sixties, Jacobs identifies the main drivers of urban prosperity and growth, often via counterintuitive and revelatory lessons.
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, [1970], c1969
ISBN: 9780394705842
039470584X
Branch Call Number: 338/.09/1732/Jac
Characteristics: 268 p. : ill

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