Planning Paris before Haussmann (Book, 2004) [Macalester College]
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Planning Paris before Haussmann

Author: Nicholas Papayanis
Publisher: Baltimore ; London : The Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 2004.
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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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Named Person: Georges Eugène Haussmann
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Papayanis
ISBN: 0801879302 9780801879302
OCLC Number: 1019976006
Description: XIII, 336 s. : il., pl. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Nicholas Papayanis.
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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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