The Book That Will Win Her the Nobel in Economics...,
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Rezension bezieht sich auf: The Death and Life of Great American Cities (Taschenbuch)
This mind clearing book gets rid of the idea that cities are parasites on the innocent countryside. It tells how urban trading -- including the information trade -- are the beginning of wealth and the foundation for the supposed "agricultural revolution" of 6000 years ago. Urbanism doesn't come last, it comes first. If you get this wrong you get urban America.
A few years after writing this superb book, Jacobs moved to Toronto, which the UN, Fortune magazine, and a lot of the rest of us think is one of the world's better addresses. I think the book should also see her to Scandinavia for the Nobels