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    DescriptionThe author of The Death and Life of Great American Cities looks at business fraud and criminal enterprise, overextended government farm subsidies and zealous transit police, to show what happens when the moral systems of commerce collide with those of politics.

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    Systems of Survival
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jane Jacobs
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 236
    Width: 132 mm
    Height: 203 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 204 g
    ISBN 13: 9780679748168
    ISBN 10: 0679748164

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27430
    BIC E4L: PHI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S2.1
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: HPQ
    BISAC V2.8: PHI000000
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
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    B&T General Subject: 650
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    Libri: I-PH
    DC20: 174.4
    BISAC V2.8: SOC026000
    DC22: 174.4, 174/.4
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    LC classification: HF5387.J32, HF5387 .J32 1994
    Thema V1.0: JHB, QD, KJG, KCP
    Edition statement
    Random House USA Inc
    Imprint name
    Vintage Books
    Publication date
    01 December 1994
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Jane Jacobs was the legendary author of The Death and Life of Great American Cities, a work that has never gone out of print and that has transformed the disciplines of urban planning and city architecture. Her other major works include The Economy of Cities, Systems of Survival, The Nature of Economies and Dark Age Ahead. She died in 2006.
    Review quote
    "Altogether magnificent... Probably no single thinker has done more in the last fifty years to transform our ideas about the nature of urban life."--Chicago Tribune