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    • Becoming Jane Jacobs

    • By: Peter L. Laurence
    • Narrated by: Byrwec Ellison
    • Length: 12 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Jane Jacobs is universally recognized as one of the most important figures in American urbanism, and The Death and Life of Great American Cities one of the most important books on cities. However, because of her David-versus-Goliath battles with "power broker" Robert Moses and the urban-renewal establishment, Jacobs has received more attention for being an activist than a thinker, despite having written a list of influential books on cities, economies, and other subjects.

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