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Wrestling with Moses: How Jane Jacobs took on New York’s Master Builder and Transformed the American City

Jane Jacobs is counted among the most influential thinkers on urban design in the Twentieth Century. This book records how she, a virtual David in the battle, successfully opposed Goliath (Robert Moses, who was armed with political connections and the serious issues of a developer) to preserve Greenwich Village in New York, amongst others.

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Anthony Flint