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Seven ages of Paris

Horne, Alistair.

New York : A.A. Knopf : Distributed by Random House 2002

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  • Title:
    Seven ages of Paris
  • Author/Creator: Horne, Alistair.
  • Variant Title: 7 ages of Paris.
  • Publisher: New York : A.A. Knopf : Distributed by Random House
  • Creation Date: 2002
  • Edition: 1st American ed.
  • Language: English
  • Physical Description: xvii, 458 p., [24] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
  • Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 428-436) and index.
  • Subjects: Paris (France) -- History
  • Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 428-436) and index.
  • Contents: Foreword by Maurice Druon
    Preface
    Note on money
    Introduction : From Caesar to Abelard
    Age One 1180-1314 : Philippe Auguste
    Sunday at Bouvines ; Capital city ; Templars' curse
    Age two 1314-1643 : Henri IV
    Besieged ; Worth a mass ; Regicide, regent and Richelieu
    Age three 1643-1795 : Louis XIV
    Move to Versailles ; Building boom ; Death of the Ancien Regime
    Age four 1795-1815 : Napoleon
    Empire and reform ; Most beautiful city that could ever exist ; Downfall of an empire
    Age five 1815-1871 : Commune
    Constitutional monarchy and revolt ; Second empire ; Annee terrible
    Age six 1871-1940 : Treaty of Versailles
    Belle Epoque ; Great War ; Phoney peace
    Age seven 1940-1969 : De Gaulle
    Occupation ; I was France ; Jours de Mai
    Epilogue : Death in Paris
    the Pere Lachaise Cemetery.
  • OCLC Number: 50253237
  • Identifier: ISBN0679454810;ISBN0333725778;LCCN2002029653