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The Death and Life of Great American Cities

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Imported from USA

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"The most refreshing, provacative, stimulating and exciting study of this [great problem] which I have
seen. It fairly crackles with bright honesty and common sense."—Harrison Salisbury, The New York Times"One of the most
remarkable books ever written about the city... a primary work. The research apparatus is not pretentious—it is the eye
and the heart—but it has given us a magnificent study of what gives life and spirit to the city."—William H. Whyte,
author of The Organization Man

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A classic since its publication in 1961, this book is the defintive statement on American cities: what
makes them safe, how they function, and why all too many official attempts at saving them have failed.

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