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Vital little plans : the short works of Jane Jacobs —Jacobs, Jane, 1916-2006, author.
Book
2016
4 available of 5 items

"A new book by influential urbanist Jane Jacobs, released in Jacobs' centenary, and showing her evolution as a writer and thinker. Vital Little Plans will bring together for the first time a selection of essays, articles...

Dark age ahead —Jacobs, Jane, 1916-2006, author.
Book
2005
16 available of 17 items

The nature of economies —Jacobs, Jane, 1916-2006.
Book
2000
5 available of 5 items

The girl on the hat —Jacobs, Jane, 1916-2006.
Book
1989
2 available of 2 items

Cities and the wealth of nations principles of economic life —Jacobs, Jane, 1916-2006.
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2010

The author believes if the cities regain their ancient economic independence, the stagnant world economy will be revitalized. 1984.

Dark age ahead —Jacobs, Jane, 1916-2006.
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2005

Architectural and city-planning scholar Jacobs argues that Western civilization in general and North American society in particular are headed for a period of reconfiguration, chaos, and lost cultural memory. She credits...

Systems of survival a dialogue on the moral foundations of commerce and politics —Jacobs, Jane, 1916-2006.
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2008

In the form of a Platonic dialogue, Jacobs identifies two distinct moral syndromes - one governing commerce, the other, politics - and explores what happens when these two syndromes collide. She investigates such example...

The nature of economies —Jacobs, Jane, 1916-2006.
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2001

Jacobs examines the similarities between the growth and change that occurs within an economy, and the growth and changes that occur within nature. She argues that through the study of systems found in nature we can bette...

A schoolteacher in old Alaska the story of Hannah Breece —Breece, Hannah, 1859-1940.
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2010

Hannah Breece set out for Alaska in 1904 at the age of 45. With 24 years of teaching experience, her assignment was to bring education to the new state and its native inhabitants. After 14 years, she moved back to the ma...

Cities and the wealth of nations principles of economic life —Jacobs, Jane, 1916-2006.
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2010

The author believes if the cities regain their ancient economic independence, the stagnant world economy will be revitalized. 1984.

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