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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2002; US$ 15.95
From the revered author of the classic The Death and Life of Great American Cities comes a new book that will revolutionize the way we think about the economy. Starting from the premise that human beings "exist wholly within nature as part of natural order in every respect," Jane Jacobs has focused her singular eye on the natural world in order... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 15.95
In this indispensable book, urban visionary Jane Jacobs--renowned author of The Death and Life of Great American Cities and The Economy of Cities --convincingly argues that as agrarianism gives way to a technology-based future, we stand on the brink of a new dark age, a period of cultural collapse. Jacobs pinpoints five pillars of our culture that... more...
- Melville House 2016; US$ 15.95
?Jane Jacobs is the kind of writer who produces in her readers such changed ways of looking at the world that she becomes an oracle, or final authority.? ?The New York Sun Hailed by the New York Times Book Review as ?perhaps the single most influential work in the history of town planning,? Jane Jacobs?s The Death and Life of Great American... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 79.95
Edge of Empire examines struggles over urban space in three contemporary first world cities in an attempt to map the real geographies of colonialism and postcolonialism as manifest in modern society. From London, the one-time heart of the empire, to Perth and Brisbane, scenes of Aboriginal claims for the sacred in the space of the modern city, Jacobs... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.00
The Innocents Abroad is one of the most prominent and influential travel books ever written about Europe and the Holy Land. In it, the collision of the American ?New Barbarians? and the European ?Old World? provides much comic fodder for Mark Twain?and a remarkably perceptive lens on the human condition. Gleefully skewering the ethos of American... more...
- Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 45.00
In The Death and Life of Great American Cities durchleuchtet Jane Jacobs 1961 die fragwürdigen Methoden der Stadtplanung und Stadtsanierung in Amerika. Die deutsche Ausgabe wurde schnell auch im deutschsprachigem Raum zu einer viel gelesenen und diskutierten Lektüre. Sie ist jetzt wieder in einem Nachdruck zugänglich, mit einem Vorwort... more...
- Baker Publishing Group 2012; US$ 17.99
A biblical and balanced approach to gender issues and relationships, encouraging Spirit-filled women to take the path of freedom, where they work for the kingdom side by side with men. Trustworthy guidance for women hoping to find their ultimate purpose. more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 19.95
A tale of two sisters, Jane Austen's delightful comedy of manners centers on the novelist's favorite subjects: love and marriage. Elinor Dashwood takes a practical, rational attitude toward romance that contrasts sharply with the impulsive nature and idealistic views of her younger sister, Marianne. With keen observations and sparkling wit, Austen... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2016; US$ 28.00
A career-spanning selection of previously uncollected essays, articles, speeches, and interviews by the legendary writer, urbanist, and unconventional economic thinker Jane Jacobs?whose 1961 classic The Death and Life of Great American Cities started a national conversation that remains relevant more than half a century later. more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 29.95
Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of Kidscape, a national charity that works to prevent bullying and promote inclusion, this book tells the story of 12 innovative projects that schools across the UK are running which help to promote inclusion, tolerance and kindness and tackle issues such as homophobia, racism and truancy. more...