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The Death and Life of Great American Cities by Jane Jacobs (1961) A classic since its publication in 1961, this book is the defintive statement on American cities: what makes them safe, how they function, and why all too many official attempts at saving them have failed. Buy this book The City in History: Its Origins, Its Transformations, and Its Prospects by Lewis Mumford (1972) Buy this book The Practice of Local Government Planning (Municipal Management Series) What Admissions Officers Really Want.