Paris: Past and Present

Paris: Past and Present

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by Milena Ercole Pozzoli
     
 

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From the grandeur of its cityscape to its seductive culture and passionate people, Paris is undoubtedly one of the world's most admired cities. Ever Since the sixth century, when Paris was chosen as the capital of Gaul, this city of lights has captured the unwavering attention of its extraordinary diversity, Paris has been the source of creativity and boundless

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From the grandeur of its cityscape to its seductive culture and passionate people, Paris is undoubtedly one of the world's most admired cities. Ever Since the sixth century, when Paris was chosen as the capital of Gaul, this city of lights has captured the unwavering attention of its extraordinary diversity, Paris has been the source of creativity and boundless fervor. Here were born revolutions of every kind-political, cultural, artistic, and social. From the Reformation to the Can-Can, from Cubism to the civil unrest of 1968, from fashion and literature to architecture and the cinema, Paris has been the muse to many, inspiring writers, artists, and politicians alike.

Paris: Past and Present shows you not only the ancient glories of this luminous city, but the new splendors that makes it the reigning jewel of Europe. Whether it be Notre Dame or the Eiffel Tower, The Louvre or new National Library, Paris has spared no expense in maintaining its reputation as a stunning metropolis.

This stunning volume reveals not only the ancient glories of this luminous city but also the new splendors that make it the reigning jewel of Europe. 250 full-color photos, including 2 gatefolds.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760759851
Publisher:
Sterling Publishing
Publication date:
07/26/2004
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 9.78(h) x 0.38(d)

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