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Planning Paris before Haussmann

Author: Nicholas Papayanis
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : 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
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Papayanis, Nicholas.
Planning Paris before Haussmann.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©2004
(DLC) 2004002763
(OCoLC)54391951
Named Person: Georges Eugène Haussmann, baron; Georges Eugène Haussmann, baron; Georges Eugène Haussmann, baron; Georges Eugène Haussmann; Henri Siméon
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Papayanis
OCLC Number: 645783487
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 336 pages) : illustrations, maps
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
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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