The Death and Life of Great American Cities (Paperback) ~ Jane J... Cover Art

The Death and Life of Great American Cities (Paperback)

By: Jane Jacobs

List Price: $16.95
Current Price: $10.46
You Save: $6.49 (38%)
Download eBook

Also available from:

Provider Name Price From Rent
1   Textbook Underground $5.00 Rent
2   Knetbooks $12.58 Rent
3   ECampus $12.71 Rent
4   Bigger Books $13.09 Rent

Provider Name Price From Condition Buy
1   Alibris $9.18 New Buy
2   Biblio $10.11 New Buy
3   Books-a-million $10.46 New Buy
4   Bigger Books $12.39 New Buy
5   ECampus $12.65 New Buy
6   Random House $16.95 New Buy
7   Biblio $4.82 Used Buy
8   Bigger Books $8.32 Used Buy
9   ECampus $8.49 Used Buy
10   Textbook Underground $10.15 Used Buy

Ebook Download

  • Editions available from:

Product Description

Customer Reviews for "The Death and Life of Great American Cities (Paperback)" by Jane Jacobs

There are no customer reviews yet. Be the first to write a review!

Submit your Review

Run a Quick Search on "The Death and Life of Great American Cities" by Jane Jacobs to Browse Related Products:

Browse more products related to "The Death and Life of Great American Cities"

Browse more products related to "Jane Jacobs"

Short Desription

A direct and fundamentally optimistic indictment of the short-sightedness and intellectual arrogance that has characterized much of urban planning in this century, The Death and Life of Great American Cities has, since its first publication in 1961, become the standard against which all endeavors in that field are measured. In prose of outstanding immediacy, Jane Jacobs writes about what makes streets safe or unsafe; about what constitutes a neighborhood, and what function it serves within the larger organism of the city; about why some neighborhoods remain impoverished while others regenerate themselves. She writes about the salutary role of funeral parlors and tenement windows, the dangers of too much development money and too little diversity. Compassionate, bracingly indignant, and always keenly detailed, Jane Jacobs's monumental work provides an essential framework for assessing the vitality of all cities.

Explore More Great Tower Sales & Specials Sales, Promotions & Special Features Sales & Boutiques

  • Tower Essentials Sale
    Visit the Essentials Sale for a wide selection and huge savings on your favorite music, DVD, Blu-ray and Books.
  • Great Gift Ideas
    Tower has Great Gift Ideas and Huge Savings on Your Favorite Music, CDs, DVDs, Books and More at Prices that Make Giving A Breeze!

Interact with