The Death and Life of Great American Cities: 50th Anniversary Edition (Unabridged‪)‬

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Descrição da editora

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 town planning....[It] can also be seen in a much larger context.  It is first of all a work of literature; the descriptions of street life as a kind of ballet and the bitingly satiric account of traditional planning theory can still be read for pleasure even by those who long ago absorbed and appropriated the book's arguments."  Jane Jacobs, an editor and writer on architecture in New York City in the early sixties, argued that urban diversity and vitality were being destroyed by powerful architects and city planners.  Rigorous, sane, and delightfully epigrammatic, Jacobs's small masterpiece is a blueprint for the humanistic management of cities.  It is sensible, knowledgeable, readable, indispensable.  The author has written a new foreword for this Modern Library edition.

GÉNERO
Não ficção
NARRADOR
DR
Donna Rawlins
IDIOMA
EN
Inglês
DURAÇÃO
18:00
h min
LANÇADO
2011
13 de setembro
EDITORA
Random House Audio
TAMANHO
1,1
GB

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