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The Economy of Cities
The Economy of Cities by Jane Jacobs

Cities -- which may go back several ice ages -- began as trading communities of hunters and antedate agriculture. In fact, cities invented farming.  Just as modern farms depend on refrigeration, tractors, and electricity, so, too, did the first farms exist only because of the cities that caused and supported them.   ... (See the whole review)

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