ISBN-10:
0226870235
ISBN-13:
9780226870236
Pub. Date:
10/15/2009
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
The Heroic City: Paris, 1945-1958

The Heroic City: Paris, 1945-1958

by Rosemary Wakeman

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780226870236
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 10/15/2009
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 416
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Rosemary Wakeman is associate professor of history and director of the Urban Studies Program at Fordham University and the author of Modernizing the Provincial City: Toulouse 1945–1975.

Table of Contents


Contents

Preface

Introduction 

1. Paris in the 1950s 

2. The Landscape of Populism

3. Public Space and Confrontation

4. Spatial Imagination and the Avant-Garde

5. Paris as Cinematic Space 

6. The Left Bank 

7. Planning Paris

Conclusion: Constructing the Paris of Tomorrow 

Notes 

Bibliography 

Index

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