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new wealth of cities

John Montgomery

new wealth of cities

city dynamics and the fifth wave

by John Montgomery

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Published by Ashgate in Aldershot, England, Burlington, VT .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • City planning,
  • Urban economics

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [417]-429) and index

    StatementJohn Montgomery
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT321 .M66 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxviii, 437 p. :
    Number of Pages437
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17228702M
    ISBN 100754647897
    ISBN 109780754647898

    In this revelatory book, Edward Glaeser, a leading urban economist, declares that cities are actually the healthiest, greenest, and richest (in both cultural and economic terms) places to live. He travels through history and around the globe to reveal the hidden workings of cities and how they bring out the best in .


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