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Published: 30 June 2011

312 Pages | 19 b&w


ISBN: 9780199794461

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Naked City

The Death and Life of Authentic Urban Places

Sharon Zukin

  • 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