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

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

Label
How Paris became Paris : the invention of the modern city
Title
How Paris became Paris
Title remainder
the invention of the modern city
Statement of responsibility
Joan DeJean
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Explores the idea that by 1700 Paris had become the capital that would transform forever our conception of the city and of urban life
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
Tone
Writing style
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10282307
Cataloging source
DLC
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DeJean, Joan E
Dewey number
944/.361033
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DC729
LC item number
.D39 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Paris (France)
  • Paris (France)
  • Paris (France)
  • Paris (France)
  • City planning
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the invention of the modern city
Label
How Paris became Paris : the invention of the modern city, Joan DeJean
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-275) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
2013031527
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
307 pages
Isbn
9781608195916
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013031527
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
Label
How Paris became Paris : the invention of the modern city, Joan DeJean
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-275) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
2013031527
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
307 pages
Isbn
9781608195916
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013031527
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps

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