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The Resource Triumph of the city : how our greatest invention makes us richer, smarter, greener, healthier, and happier, Edward L. Glaeser

Triumph of the city : how our greatest invention makes us richer, smarter, greener, healthier, and happier, Edward L. Glaeser

Label
Triumph of the city : how our greatest invention makes us richer, smarter, greener, healthier, and happier
Title
Triumph of the city
Title remainder
how our greatest invention makes us richer, smarter, greener, healthier, and happier
Statement of responsibility
Edward L. Glaeser
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A pioneering urban economist offers fascinating, even inspiring proof that the city is humanity's greatest invention and our best hope for the future
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1967-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Glaeser, Edward L.
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
HT361
LC item number
.G53 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Urbanization
  • Cities and towns
  • Urban economics
  • Sociology, Urban
Label
Triumph of the city : how our greatest invention makes us richer, smarter, greener, healthier, and happier, Edward L. Glaeser
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [307]-323) and index
Contents
Our urban species -- What do they make in Bangalore? -- Why do cities decline? -- What's good about slums? -- How were the tenements tamed? -- Is London a luxury resort? -- What's so great about skyscrapers? -- Why has sprawl spread? -- Is there anything greener than blacktop? -- How do cities succeed? -- Flat world, tall city
Control code
ocn650211168
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
338 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9781594202773
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2010034609
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)650211168
Label
Triumph of the city : how our greatest invention makes us richer, smarter, greener, healthier, and happier, Edward L. Glaeser
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [307]-323) and index
Contents
Our urban species -- What do they make in Bangalore? -- Why do cities decline? -- What's good about slums? -- How were the tenements tamed? -- Is London a luxury resort? -- What's so great about skyscrapers? -- Why has sprawl spread? -- Is there anything greener than blacktop? -- How do cities succeed? -- Flat world, tall city
Control code
ocn650211168
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
338 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9781594202773
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2010034609
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)650211168

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