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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 15.00
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 21.88
The songs of Maori tradition are a living art form and an abundant source of knowledge about tribal history and culture. From the 1920s, Sir Apirana Ngata began collecting and annotating these traditional songs ? a massive undertaking that, with the help of translators Pei Te Hurinui Jones and later Hirini Moko Mead, became the treasured four-volume... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 21.00
The image of a tortured genius working in near isolation has long dominated our conceptions of the artist?s studio. Examples abound: think Jackson Pollock dripping resin on a cicada carcass in his shed in the Hamptons. But times have changed; ever since Andy Warhol declared his art space a ?factory,? artists have begun to envision themselves as the... 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...
- Gabler Verlag 2009; US$ 69.99
Jane S. Oguachuba zeigt anhand eines verhaltenswissenschaftlichen Theorienfundaments und mittels zweier empirischer Studien, inwiefern produktbegleitende Dienstleistungen unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der Kundenmitwirkung Auswirkungen auf die Markeneinstellung und damit implizit auf die Markenprofilierung haben. 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...