Publication Date: January 31, 2012
Dimensions: 0.94" H x 8.43" L x 5.43" W
Weight: 0.53 lbs.
Publisher: Penguin Books
Triumph of the City: How Our Greatest Invention Makes Us Richer, Smarter, Greener, Healthier, and Happier
America is an urban nation, yet cities get a bad rap: they're dirty, poor, unhealthy, environmentally unfriendly . . . or are they? In this revelatory book, a leading urban economist declares that cities are actually the healthiest, greenest, and richest (in both cultural and economic terms) places to live.