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READ ↠ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Å Glenna Lang Ectly perceived that the new structures that were being built to replace the aging housing of our older cities were often far worse in both their impact on society and their architectural sterility than what urban planners identified as the problem She was ridiculed and pilloried by the establishment but her ideas uickly took hold and no one ever looked at what made for livable and viable neighborhoods the same way againHere is the first book for young people about this heroine of common sense a woman who never attended college but whose observations determinati. Written by two Boston women who are also illustrators Genius of Common Sense is

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DOWNLOAD Ä Genius of Common Sense ✓ Three books all written by women in the early 1960s changed the way we looked at the world and ourselves Rachel Carson's Silent Spring Betty Friedan's The Feminine Mystiue and Jane Jacobs's The Death and Life of Great American Cities All three books created revolutions in their respective spheres of influence Three books all written by women in the early 1960s changed the way we looked at the world and ourselves Rachel Carson's Silent Spring Betty Friedan's The Feminine Mystiue and Jane Jacobs's The Death and Life of Great American Cities All three books created revolutions in their respective spheres of influence and nothing affected city planning and architecture or the way we think about how life is lived in densely packed urban centers than Jane Jacobs's far sighted polemic This was an era when the urban renewal movement was at its most aggressive and Jacobs corr. In my uest to understand the life work and impact of Jane Jacobs I have read al

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Genius of Common SenseOn and independent spirit led her to far different conclusions than those of the academics who surrounded her Illustrated with almost a hundred images in­cluding a great number of photos never before published this story of a remarkable woman will introduce her ideas and her life to young readers many of whom have grown up in neighborhoods that were saved by her insights It will in­spire young people and readers of all ages and demonstrate that we learn vital life lessons from observing and thinking and not just accepting what passes as conventional wisdom. Need a biography of an innovative woman Check out Genius of Common Sense the s