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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 ..


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..


Symphony For The City Of The Dead

ISBN 10 : 9780763680541
ISBN 13 : 0763680540

A 2016 YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults Finalist. In September 1941, Adolf Hitler’s Wehrmacht surrounded Leningrad in what was to become one of the longe..


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..


Shaping The City

ISBN 10 : 9781317342267
ISBN 13 : 1317342267

Taking on the key issues in urban design, Shaping the City examines the critical ideas that have driven these themes and debates through a study of particular cities at important p..