Wrestling with Moses : how Jane Jacobs took on New York's master builder and transformed the American city (eBook, 2009) [WorldCat.org]
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Wrestling with Moses : how Jane Jacobs took on New York's master builder and transformed the American city

Author: Anthony Flint
Publisher: New York : Random House, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Documents the 1968 clash between activist writer Jane Jacobs and urban-planning giant Robert Moses over a planned expressway in New York City, exploring how Jacobs' eventual victory reshaped the ways in which people respond to urban renewal projects.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biographies
History
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version
Named Person: Jane Jacobs; Robert Moses; Jane Jacobs; Robert Moses
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Flint
ISBN: 9781588368621 1588368629
OCLC Number: 466382139
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction : anarchy and order --
The girl from Scranton --
The master builder --
The battle of Washington Square Park --
Urban renewal in Greenwich village --
The lower Manhattan expressway --
Epilogue : separate ways.
Responsibility: Anthony Flint.

Abstract:

Documents the 1968 clash between activist writer Jane Jacobs and urban-planning giant Robert Moses over a planned expressway in New York City, exploring how Jacobs' eventual victory reshaped the ways in which people respond to urban renewal projects.

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