How Paris became Paris : the invention of the modern city / Joan DeJean.
- ISBN: 9781608195916
- ISBN: 1608195910
- Description: 307 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
- Edition: First U.S. edition.
- Publisher: New York, NY : Bloomsbury, 2014.
- 3 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).
- 1 copy at Gloucester. (Show all copies)
0 current holds with 5 total copies.
|Library||Location||Call Number||Status||Due Date|
|Gloucester||Adult Nonfiction||944.361/DeJean (Text to phone)||Available||-|
|Danvers||Adult Nonfiction||DC 729 D39 2014 (Text to phone)||Available||-|
|Lynnfield||Adult Nonfiction||DC 729 .D39 2014 (Text to phone)||Available||-|
|Reading||Adult New Nonfiction||NEW 944.361 DEJ (Text to phone)||Checked out||06/13/2015|
|Stoneham||Adult Nonfiction Mezzanine||944.361 DEJ (Text to phone)||Checked out||07/16/2015|
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references (pages -275) and index.
|Contents Note:|| "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.
|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.