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The Death and Life of Great American Cities (1961)
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Published Reviews
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    The Beauty of an Ordinary City Block (Review)
    The Death and Life of Great American Cities, by Jane Jacobs
    1. The Death and Life of Great American Cities by Jane Jacobs
    The American Enterprise, November 1999, pp. 82-83
  2. Book Reviews
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    Conservatives, Cities, and Mrs. Jacobs (Review)
    The Death and Life of Great American Cities, by Jane Jacobs
    1. The Death and Life of Great American Cities by Jane Jacobs
    The New Individualist Review, Summer 1962, pp. 32-35
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    Loss of Urbanity (Review)
    The Death and Life of Great American Cities, by Jane Jacobs
    1. The Death and Life of Great American Cities by Jane Jacobs
    National Review, December 30, 1961, p. 455
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    Voice in the Wilderness (Review)
    The Death and Life of Great American Cities, by Jane Jacobs
    1. The Death and Life of Great American Cities by Jane Jacobs
    The Nation, March 3, 1962, p. 198
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    Sweet, "Depressed Area" Home (Review)
    The Death and Life of Great American Cities, by Jane Jacobs
    1. The Death and Life of Great American Cities by Jane Jacobs
    The Saturday Review, December 2, 1961, p. 28
  6. Book Reviews
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    Urban Utopianism (Review)
    The Death and Life of Great American Cities, by Jane Jacobs
    1. The Death and Life of Great American Cities by Jane Jacobs
    The Freeman, January 1962, pp. 58-61
  7. Books
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    What Can We Do with the City? (Review)
    The Death and Life of Great American Cities, by Jane Jacobs
    1. The Death and Life of Great American Cities by Jane Jacobs
    Dissent, Spring 1962, pp. 194-197
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    Attack from Hudson Street (Review)
    The Death and Life of Great American Cities, by Jane Jacobs
    1. The Death and Life of Great American Cities by Jane Jacobs
    The American Scholar, Spring 1962, pp. 343-346
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    Commonweal (Review)
    Life and Death of a Great Urban Thinker
    1. The Death and Life of Great American Cities by Jane Jacobs
    Chronicles, August 2006, p. 52
  10. Books in Review
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    City Planning and Urban Realities (Review)
    The Death and Life of Great American Cities, by Jane Jacobs
    1. The Death and Life of Great American Cities by Jane Jacobs
    Commentary, February 1962, pp. 170-174
  11. Books
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    Cities Should Be for People (Review)
    The Death and Life of Great American Cities, by Jane Jacobs
    1. The Death and Life of Great American Cities by Jane Jacobs
    Commonweal, December 22, 1961, p. 342
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    When Property Is Theft (2 Reviews)
    The Death and Life of Great American Cities, by Jane Jacobs
    1. The Death and Life of Great American Cities by Jane Jacobs
    2. Order Without Law by Robert C. Ellickson
    Reason, December 1998, p. 57
  13. Books & the Arts
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    Three Who Made a Revolution (3 Reviews)
    The Death and Life of Great American Cities, by Jane Jacobs
    1. The Death and Life of Great American Cities by Jane Jacobs
    2. Silent Spring by Rachel Carson
    3. The Feminine Mystique by Betty Friedan
    The Nation, April 3, 2006, pp. 29-33
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    When Property Is Theft (3 Reviews)
    The Death and Life of Great American Cities, by Jane Jacobs
    1. The Death and Life of Great American Cities by Jane Jacobs
    2. Road to Ruin by A.Q. Mowbray
    3. Edge City by Joel Garreau
    Reason, December 1998, p. 53
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    The New Books (5 Reviews)
    Manner and Matter in Non-Fiction
    1. On the Contrary by Mary McCarthy
    2. Nobody Knows My Name by James Baldwin
    3. Tristes Tropiques by Claude Levi-Strauss
    4. The Death and Life of Great American Cities by Jane Jacobs
    5. Cavalier and Yankee by William Robert Taylor
    The Harpers Monthly, January 1962, pp. 91-95
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    Books in Brief (23 Reviews)
    The End of It, by Mitchell Goodman
    1. The End of It by Mitchell Goodman
    2. The Moon and the Thorn by B.J. Chute
    3. David, from Where He Was Lying by Barrington Kaye
    4. A Matter of Life and Death by Virgilia Peterson
    5. The Beer Can by the Highway by John A. Kouwenhoven
    6. A Shooting Star by Wallace Stegner
    7. The Death and Life of Great American Cities by Jane Jacobs
    8. Waters of the New World by Jan de Hartog
    9. Dag Hammarskjold: Custodian of the Brushfire Peace by Joseph P. Lash
    10. The Tiber Was Silver by Michael Novak
    11. The Faith of a Heretic by Walter Kaufmann
    12. Imitations by Robert Lowell
    13. The Struggle for Algeria by Joseph Kraft
    14. Majesty and Mischief: A Mixed Tribute to F.D.R. by William S. White
    15. Campus USA by David Boroff
    16. The Darkening Glass by John D. Rosenberg
    17. Humor from Harper's by John Fischer and Lucy Donaldson
    18. Reflections of a Jacobite by Louis Auchincloss
    19. The Happy Critic, and Other Essays by Mark Van Doren
    20. Some Reflections on Genius, and Other Essays by Russell Brain
    21. Rural Free by Rachel Peden
    22. String Too Short to Be Saved by Donald Hall
    23. My Wilderness: East to Katahdin by William O. Douglas
    The Harpers Monthly, December 1961, pp. 102-108