Paris: After the Liberation 1944-1949, Revised Edition

Paris: After the Liberation 1944-1949, Revised Edition

by Antony Beevor, Artemis Cooper
     
 

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In this brilliant synthesis of social, political, and cultural history, Antony Beevor and Artemis Cooper present a vivid and compelling portrayal of the City of Lights after its liberation. Paris became the diplomatic battleground in the opening stages of the Cold War. Against this volatile political backdrop, every aspect of life is portrayed: scores were settled in… See more details below

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In this brilliant synthesis of social, political, and cultural history, Antony Beevor and Artemis Cooper present a vivid and compelling portrayal of the City of Lights after its liberation. Paris became the diplomatic battleground in the opening stages of the Cold War. Against this volatile political backdrop, every aspect of life is portrayed: scores were settled in a rough and uneven justice, black marketers grew rich on the misery of the population, and a growing number of intellectual luminaries and artists? including Hemingway, Beckett, Camus, Sartre, de Beauvoir, Cocteau, and Picasso?contributed new ideas and a renewed vitality to this extraordinary moment in time.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781101175071
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
08/31/2004
Sold by:
Penguin Group
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
464
Sales rank:
681,677
File size:
4 MB
Age Range:
18 Years

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