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Essays on Jane Jacobs

Jane Jacobs (1916 2006) is an icon in urban planning and gained international recognition with her book The Death and Life of Great American Cities. In this anthology, 13 writers consider unique aspects of Jacobs, reassessing her work in the context of our contemporary reality.
Jane Jacobs (1916 2006) gained international recognition with her groundbreaking book The Death and Life of Great American Cities and became a prominent political activist. But despite early worldwide attention, she remains unknown to many. Jacobs written work has unusual breadth to it, with eight books ranging from economics and ecology to politics and social philosophy, taking on the whole mystery of society.  In this anthology, 13 writers consider unique aspects of Jacobs, reassessing her work in the context of our contemporary reality.
  • ISBN: 9789198523690
  • Published: 2020-01-17
  • Graphic design: Patric LeoPetra Ahston Inkapööl
  • Illustrated. 160x227x30 mm. 297 pages.

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