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How Paris Became Paris

The Invention Of The Modern City

By Joan E DeJean

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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Book

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2014

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9781608195916


Format: Book
Author: DeJean, Joan E
Summary: 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.
Title: How Paris became Paris : the invention of the modern city / Joan DeJean.
Publisher Date: New York, NY : Bloomsbury, 2014.
Subject: City planning -- France -- Paris -- History -- 17th century. Paris (France) -- History -- 17th century. Paris (France) -- Description and travel. Paris (France) -- Social life and customs -- 17th century. Paris (France) -- Guidebooks -- History -- 17th century.
Isbn: 9781608195916 (hbk. : alk. paper) 1608195910 (hbk. : alk. paper)
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Call Number: 944.36103 DeJ
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Bib Id: 502192

Format: Book
Author: DeJean, Joan E, author.
Summary: 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.
Title: How Paris became Paris : the invention of the modern city / Joan DeJean.
Edition: First U.S. edition.
Publisher, Date: New York, NY : Bloomsbury, 2014.
Description: 307 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Subjects: City planning -- France -- Paris -- History -- 17th century.
Subjects: Paris (France) -- History -- 17th century.
Subjects: Paris (France) -- Description and travel.
Subjects: Paris (France) -- Social life and customs -- 17th century.
Subjects: Paris (France) -- Guidebooks -- History -- 17th century.
Notes: 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.
LCCN: 2013031527
ISBN: 9781608195916 (hbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 1608195910 (hbk. : alk. paper)
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Call Number: 944.36103 DeJ