7 edition of Historical dictionary of Paris found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 185-235).
|Statement||Alfred Fierro ; translated by Jon Woronoff.|
|Series||Historical dictionaries of cities of the world ;, no. 4|
|LC Classifications||DC704 .F5313 1998|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xx, 245 p.,  p. of plates :|
|Number of Pages||245|
|LC Control Number||97015669|
Years: c. - c. Subject: History, Early history ( CE to ) Publisher: HistoryWorld Online Publication Date: Current online version: Trace the changes and transformation of the capital through major historical dates; trace the origins of all the constructions, monuments, museums and urban planning that have shaped the face of the Paris of today. Antiquity, Middle Ages, Renaissance, Haussmann: Paris is also a summary of unique architectural styles.
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“Concise, current information highly recommended” - Choice, the magazine of the American Library AssociationThis authoritative dictionary distinguishes itself by providing informative and analytical entries on the most important people, organizations and events that have shaped our history from to the present day.
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