Ideas That Matter: The Worlds of Jane Jacobs (includes chapters on The Death and Life of Great American Cities; Reporting; New York; Toronto; Values; Democracy, etc )

By: Jacobs, Jane (related), Edited By Max Allen; Foreword By Mary Rowe

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------------softcover, about 9.25w x 8h inches, a solid Good to Very Good example, name stamp to the front endpaper with some blotting to the verso of the cover, ink name stamped on the upper edge of the text block, some curling to the covers and pages, --- 213 pages, b&w photos-, ---"Jane Jacobs ( 1916-2006 ) is history's most celebrated urban critic. In addition to her classic, Death and Life of Great American Cities, Jacobs authored another half dozen influential books on urban planning, economics, and design. She was also a tireless advocate of vibrant city neighborhoods. Ideas that Matter: The Worlds of Jane Jacobs offers students, enthusiasts, and critics unprecedented insights into the work of this seminal thinker.--- The book is a unique combination of Jacobs' own writing (including previously unpublished speeches, letters, and articles), biography, and analysis by other scholars ---Arranged by topic, it sheds light both on the development of Jacobs' theories and her life. A chapter on Death and Life of American Cities reveals a debate between the author and her publisher about changing the book's title. A section on Europe includes letters home from Frankfurt, Paris, London, Venice, and other cities that shaped her sensibilities. And a chapter titled "Ideas" offers analysis from ten contributors who examine Jacobs' thoughts on issues from population growth to urban infill, self-employment to the wealth of nations ---What results is a captivating scrapbook, offering a distinctive understanding of Jacobs' most important ideas."---, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo /// NOT SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE///

Title: Ideas That Matter: The Worlds of Jane Jacobs (includes chapters on The Death and Life of Great American Cities; Reporting; New York; Toronto; Values; Democracy, etc )

Author Name: Jacobs, Jane (related), Edited By Max Allen; Foreword By Mary Rowe

Illustrator: Photo Cover

Categories: Ideas / Philosophy,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Owen Sound, Ontario, Owen Sound, ON: The Ginger Press, 1997, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1997

ISBN Number: 0921773447

ISBN Number 13: 9780921773443

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition: Very Good (see description)

Inscription: Not Signed

Size: 9.25w x 8h Inches

Seller ID: 164225

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