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Published: 07 January 2010

312 Pages | 19 black and white halftone illustrations


ISBN: 9780195382853

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Naked City

The Death and Life of Authentic Urban Places

Sharon Zukin

  • A highly original account of gentrification in New York City, filled with insightful portraits of key neighborhoods and how they are changing on the ground
  • Worthy successor to Jane Jacobs' The Death and Life of Great American Cities by one of New York's most eminent scholars.
  • Highly original account of New York's transformation in the past dozen years to a more gentrified city
  • Powerful explanation of the role of culture in transforming American cities
  • Filled with insightful accounts of New York neighborhoods and how they are changing on the ground

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