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Edge City : Life on the New Frontier (91 Edition)

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First there was downtown. Then there were suburbs. Then there were malls. Then Americans launched the most sweeping change in 100 years in how they live, work, and play. The Edge City.

Review:

"Readable...a fascinating transcontinental tour....Mr. Garreau has the ability to categorize and clarify trends before they are apparent to the rest of us. His instincts are sharp, and his arguments are often persuasive....Edge City...is a provocative introduction to demographic and business patterns that are likely to becom more important as the twenty-first century edges nearer." New York Times Book Review.

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"Superb reporting." The Wall Street Journal

Review:

"Fascinating...no one has explained the geographical, economic and sociological forces that have produced these 'new downtowns' as well as Garreau." Washington Post

Review:

"Edge cities are America's next urban frontier, and Garreau's book is the best new guide to the territory." Plain Dealer

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Includes bibliographical references (p. [479]-508) index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780385424349
Author:
Garreau, Joel
Publisher:
Anchor Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
Sociology - Urban
Subject:
City Planning & Urban Development
Subject:
Metropolitan areas
Subject:
Real estate development
Subject:
Sociology, Urban -- United States.
Subject:
Land use, Urban.
Subject:
Metropolitan areas -- United States.
Subject:
Real estate development -- United States.
Subject:
General Social Science
Subject:
Politics - General
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
11411
Publication Date:
19920931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
576
Dimensions:
9.16x6.12x1.25 in. 1.24 lbs.

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Product details 576 pages Anchor Books - English 9780385424349 Reviews:
"Review" by , "Readable...a fascinating transcontinental tour....Mr. Garreau has the ability to categorize and clarify trends before they are apparent to the rest of us. His instincts are sharp, and his arguments are often persuasive....Edge City...is a provocative introduction to demographic and business patterns that are likely to becom more important as the twenty-first century edges nearer."
"Review" by , "Superb reporting."
"Review" by , "Fascinating...no one has explained the geographical, economic and sociological forces that have produced these 'new downtowns' as well as Garreau."
"Review" by , "Edge cities are America's next urban frontier, and Garreau's book is the best new guide to the territory."
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