Planning Paris before Haussmann : ideas and proposals for a new city (Book, 2004) [Macalester College]
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Planning Paris before Haussmann : ideas and proposals for a new city

Author: Nicholas Papayanis
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Historian Nicholas Papayanis examines the emergence and evolution of modern urban planning in Paris between the end of the eighteenth and the middle of the nineteenth century, focusing on the principles and concerns that informed competing plans for the city." "Planning Paris before Haussmann uncovers the intellectual ferment about city planning and urban reform that constituted a powerful intellectual and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Georges Eugène Haussmann, baron; Georges Eugène Haussmann, baron
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Papayanis
ISBN: 0801879302 9780801879302
OCLC Number: 959759327
Description: xiii, 336 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Eighteenth-century roots of modern planning --
2. "Functionalist planners" before Haussmann --
3. The Saint-Simonians and Paris --
4. The Fourierists and the new Paris --
5. Planning the Paris underground --
6. The Simeon Commission.
Responsibility: Nicholas Papayanis.

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Long before Baron Haussmann remade Paris, several generations of intellectuals, planners, architects, engineers, and politicians envisioned a radical transformation of medieval Paris into a modern  Read more...
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An excellent introduction to just how Haussman succeeded in revamping Paris. Bookwatch 2005 An extremely ambitious book, which draws on the author's expertise... A promising pathway for future Read more...

 
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