Historic Photos of Paris [NOOK Book]

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Arguably the most recognizable city in the world, Paris has a reputation for romance dating back to the “belle époque”—a time of tremendous growth for the city. The late 1800s saw a revival in the artistic culture of Paris, with the Impressionist movement taking foreground. With towering cathedrals and beautiful landmarks, Paris was the epicenter of culture in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. This book beautifully articulates the rich modern history of the “City of Lights” through a collection of nearly ...
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Historic Photos of Paris

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Overview

Arguably the most recognizable city in the world, Paris has a reputation for romance dating back to the “belle époque”—a time of tremendous growth for the city. The late 1800s saw a revival in the artistic culture of Paris, with the Impressionist movement taking foreground. With towering cathedrals and beautiful landmarks, Paris was the epicenter of culture in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. This book beautifully articulates the rich modern history of the “City of Lights” through a collection of nearly 200 photographs, gathered from the prominent archives at the Roger Viollet Agency and the Library of Congress. A perfect addition to anyone’s book collection, Historic Photos of Paris definitely has that certain “je ne sais quoi.”
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940016412870
  • Publisher: Turner Publishing Company KY
  • Publication date: 5/18/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 216
  • File size: 11 MB
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Meet the Author

Rebecca Schall is a historian, author, and teacher. After completing her graduate studies in history, Rebecca spent time studying and researching in Paris. Rebecca now lives in the San Francisco Bay Area, where she teaches history and continues to participate in various historical associations to preserve and educate people about the history of San Francisco.
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