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Triumph Of The City

ISBN 10 : 1101475676
ISBN 13 : 9781101475676

A pioneering urban economist presents a myth-shattering look at the majesty and greatness of cities America is an urban nation, yet cities get a bad rap: they're dirty, poor, unhea..


Triumph Of The City

ISBN 10 : 9781743348956
ISBN 13 : 1743348959

In 2009, for the first time in history, more than half the world's population lived in cities. In a time when family, friends and co-workers are a call, text, or email away, 3.3 bi..


Triumph Of The City

ISBN 10 : 9780230758926
ISBN 13 : 0230758924

Understanding the modern city and the powerful forces within it is the life’s work of Harvard urban economist Edward Glaeser, who at forty is hailed as one of the world’s most ..


Aerotropolis

ISBN 10 : 9780143186366
ISBN 13 : 0143186361

Aerotropolis is the groundbreaking account of a development that is transforming the way cities are built and the way business is conducted from Vancouver to Singapore and from Dub..


The Death And Life Of Great American Cities

ISBN 10 : 9780525432852
ISBN 13 : 052543285X

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 t..


The New Geography Of Jobs

ISBN 10 : 9780547750149
ISBN 13 : 0547750145

"A persuasive look at why some U.S. cities have prospered in recent decades while others have declined."—Bloomberg Businessweek We’re used to thinking of the United States in o..


The Tragedy And The Triumph Of Phenix City Alabama

ISBN 10 : 0865546134
ISBN 13 : 9780865546134

The true story of an American city, Phenix City, Alabama, 1916-1955, controlled by racketeers against the efforts of a few courageous citizens restoring law and order. The main cha..