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The inevitable city

the resurgence of New Orleans and the future of urban America

by Scott S. Cowen

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  • 16 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Urban renewal,
  • Race relations,
  • Leadership,
  • Citizen participation,
  • Hurricane Katrina, 2005,
  • City planning

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementScott Cowen, with Betsy Seifter ; foreword by Walter Isaacson
    ContributionsSeifter, Betsy
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT177.N49 C69 2014
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 242 pages
    Number of Pages242
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27161598M
    ISBN 101137278862
    ISBN 109781137278869
    LC Control Number2014008943
    OCLC/WorldCa860395406

      Book Summary The Inevitable: Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future, by Kevin Kelly. Over the past .


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