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How Paris became Paris : the invention of the modern city, Joan DeJean

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How Paris became Paris : the invention of the modern city
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How Paris became Paris
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the invention of the modern city
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Joan DeJean
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eng
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In this compelling portrait of a city in transition, Joan DeJean shows that by 1700 Paris had become the capital that would transform forever our conception of the city and of urban life
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Title
How Paris became Paris
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Summary
Explains how Paris became a modern city, from the urban designs of the seventeenth century, to its transformation to a city of parks and boulevards, to its emergence as a cultural center of art and wealth by the mid-nineteenth century
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Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
944/.361033
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DC729
LC item number
.D39 2014
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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adult
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Joan DeJean
How Paris became Paris : the invention of the modern city, Joan DeJean
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How Paris became Paris : the invention of the modern city, Joan DeJean
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [227]-275) and index
Contents
"Capital of the universe" -- The bridge where Paris became modern : the Pont Neuf -- "Light of the City of Light" : the Place des Vosges -- "Enchanted island" : the Île Saint-Louis -- City of revolution : the Fronde -- The open city : the boulevards, parks, and streets of Paris -- City of speed and light : city services that transformed urban life -- Capitale de la mode -- City of finance and new wealth -- City of romance -- Making the city visible : painting and mapping the transformation of Paris
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Dimensions
25 cm
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Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
307 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781608195916
Isbn Type
(hbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2013031527
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)

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