Jane Jacobs

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Noun1.Jane Jacobs - United States writer and critic of urban planning (born in 1916)
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Among numerous festival programs dedicated to the theme of Explore America's Changemakerr, part of a yearlong initiative coinciding with a series of exhibitions, events, and programs at the Library--a special panel will feature new books on Winston Churchill by Andrew Roberts; Frederick Douglass by David Blight; and visionary women, including Rachel Carson, Jane Jacobs, Jane Goodall, and Alice Waters, by Andrea Barnet.
Andrea Barnet's book, Visionary Women: How Rachel Carson, Jane Jacobs, Jane Goodall, and Alice Waters Changed Our World, provides a valuable synopsis of Jacobs' legendary fight against Moses and a fascinating summary of her groundbreaking views on urbanism.
(14) JACOBS, Jane. Morte e vida das grandes cidades.