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PENGUIN GROUP USA "Triumph of the City" Book

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Item #: 901-1253347BAK
  Model #: 9780143120544
Brand: Penguin
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PENGUIN GROUP USA Triumph of the City Book
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PENGUIN GROUP USA "Triumph of the City" Book describes about the great inventions that make us economically stronger as well as to lead healthier life and is written by Edward Glaeser. PENGUIN GROUP USA "Triumph of the City" Book contains chapters on the rise of Silicon Valley and Baghdad's house of wisdom. Book includes topics on ports of intellectual entry provides some tips towards enhancement of education and urban success.
  • Age group and grade: Ages 18+ years and grades adult
  • Language: English
  • Title: "Triumph of the City: How Our Greatest Invention Makes Us Richer, Smarter, Greener, Healthier, and Happier"
  • Author: Edward Glaeser
  • Subject: Sociology - urban/sociology - urban studies
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number of pages: 352
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/31/2012
  • Size: 8.4"H x 5.4"W x 0.9"D
  • Audience: General
  • Proves in this myth-shattering book, cities are actually the healthiest, greenest and richest places to live
  • Pinpoints the single factor that most influences urban growth January temperatures
  • Explains how west coast environmentalists have harmed the environment
  • explains how struggling cities from youngstown to new orleans can "shrink to greatness"
  • Exposes the dangerous anti-urban political bias that is harming both cities and the entire country
  • Explains how certain chilly cities manage to defy that link
  • Author makes an impassioned case for the city's import and splendor
  • Reminds us forcefully why we should nurture our cities or suffer consequences that will hurt us all, no matter where we live
Book Reading Level : Graduate School Book Format : Paperback Book Language : English Brand : Penguin
Customizable : No
Weight : 0.65 lbs. per Each