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Paris Babylon: The Story of the Paris Commune / Edition 1
     

Paris Babylon: The Story of the Paris Commune / Edition 1

by Rupert Christiansen
 

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ISBN-10: 0140129804

ISBN-13: 2900140129808

Pub. Date: 06/28/1996

Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group

Between 1869 and 1875, Paris was known to the world as "the new Babylon." A city obsessed with sex and money and rules by the ailing tyrant Louis Napoleon and his ruthless wife Eugenie, Paris was a place of intensity, violence and volatility. Tracing Europe's most glittering capital as it tettered on the verge of the Franco-Prussian War and the horror that ensued,

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Between 1869 and 1875, Paris was known to the world as "the new Babylon." A city obsessed with sex and money and rules by the ailing tyrant Louis Napoleon and his ruthless wife Eugenie, Paris was a place of intensity, violence and volatility. Tracing Europe's most glittering capital as it tettered on the verge of the Franco-Prussian War and the horror that ensued, Christiansen evokes one of the most dramatic periods of modern history. photos.

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ISBN-13:
2900140129808
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
06/28/1996
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
448

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