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Mr. Jefferson's Piano & Other Central Harlem Stories by B.L Wilson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,610. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » City planning
Mr. Jefferson’s Piano & Other Central Harlem Stories is the second edition of an anthology that weaves together a rich tapestry of 68 short stories, agency memos, and letters of events that take place during the late 70s, 80s, and 90s as seen through Melba Farris’ eyes. Melba writes notes about everything work-related, chronicling her journey into the field of property management.
The Devil in the White City: A Saga of Magic and Murder at the Fair that Changed America | Summary by Summary Station
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,340. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 17th Century, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » City planning
In 1912, Daniel Burnham and his family are aboard the RMS Olympic, the second largest cruise ship in the world and sister ship to the Titanic. Burnham has gained fame and wealth from aiding in the construction of the World’s Fair at Chicago in 1893. The events that took place at the 1893 World's Fair are examined including the story of a notorious serial killer.
India’s Urbanisation Experiences by Global Policy
Series: GP and ORF e-books, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 24,250. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » City planning, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
This publication provides information on key urban challenges facing India, and directions the country could take to absorb and manage future growth. Five aspects responsible for achieving sustainable urbanisation are reviewed: Urban population trends, implementation of master plans, housing for the urban poor, solid waste management and the need for smart cities.
The Government Took My Property! A Comparison of Acquisition Law in Australia and the United States by Silas Flint
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,770. Language: Australian English. Published: November 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » City planning, Nonfiction » Law » Land Use
Most people don't think much about acquisitions or "takings" of private property by the government--until they receive a letter that their land is about to be taken! This complex subject is made easy to understand in this volume. The author uses zany humor and bizarre examples to describe the history of acquisitions in Australia and the USA, and how they have come to be what they are today.
The Business & Politics of Sports: A Selection of Columns by Evan Weiner Second Edition by Evan Weiner
Series: Sports: The Business and Politics of Sports, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 246,610. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » City planning
Everybody in America and around the world is paying in some way for sports, whether it is through taxes, cable TV bills, tax breaks or incentives. In a selection of his columns spanning from 1998 to the present, award winning journalist Evan Weiner connects the dots and shows how business, politics and sports are so closely interwoven.
Improving Road Safety in Asia and the Pacific by Independent Evaluation at the Asian Development Bank
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » City planning, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development(4.00 from 1 review)
A safe system approach to road safety offers a holistic view of road transport systems, and considers interactions between several elements. This ebook offers lessons for improving road safety and shares good road safety practices by drawing on various publications.
Guide to Revitalize Your City by Joe Moore
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 69,650. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » City planning
This book is a primer on the procedure to reduce crime, reduce costs of maintenance, fire and police departments in your city by removing vacant structures in a timely fashion. A by product is the improvement of property tax collection. The book is based on results within the City of Marion, Indiana and co-authored by Building Inspector/Code Enforcement Officer, Joe Moore, of the City of Marion.
The Third Mode: Towards a Green Society by Jeff Olson
Price: $3.33 USD. Words: 66,820. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » City planning, Nonfiction » Transportation » Transportation planning
Jeff Olson's experiences in the nonprofit, public, and private sectors of the sustainable transportation field have made one thing clear: when most people think about transportation they often consider only two options, highways and mass transit. Through his experiences, Jeff realized that walking and bicycling are unique forms of mobility that represent a separate, Third Mode of transportation.
The Bicycle Reader: Number 1 | Summer 2012 by Jack Thurston
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 21,010. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » City planning
A new collection of quality writing about cycling. In this issue are ten articles written at various moments over the past 130 years, from the very earliest days of the bicycle right up to today. Some are lighthearted, some demand deeper engagement. All are great reads.