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Paris, City of Dreams: Napoleon III, Baron Haussmann, and the Creation of Paris (Hardcover)

Paris, City of Dreams: Napoleon III, Baron Haussmann, and the Creation of Paris By Mary McAuliffe Cover Image
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"Armchair historians in particular will appreciate McAuliffe's readable yet detailed history supplemented with illustrations and bibliography." Booklist, Starred Review - This book traces the profound transformation of the City of Light during Napol on III's Second Empire, as he and Georges Haussmann completely rebuilt Paris in less than two decades.

About the Author


Mary McAuliffe holds a PhD in history from the University of Maryland, has taught at several universities, and has lectured at the Smithsonian Institution, the Barnes Foundation, and the Frick Pittsburgh. She has traveled extensively in France, and for many years she was a regular contributor to Paris Notes. Her books include Clash of Crowns, Dawn of the Belle Epoque, Twilight of the Belle Epoque, When Paris Sizzled, and Paris on the Brink. She lives in New York City with her husband.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781538121283
ISBN-10: 153812128X
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Publication Date: April 9th, 2020
Pages: 344
Language: English