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Paris An Architectural History

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ISBN-10: 0300068867

ISBN-13: 9780300068863

Edition: 1996

Authors: Anthony Sutcliffe

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In this extensively illustrated work, one of Paris' leading historians links the beauty of the city to its harmonious architecture, the product of a powerful tradition of classical design running from the Renaissance through the 20th century.
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Book details

List price: $35.00
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 9/25/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 232
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.980
Language: English

Preface
Architecture and the Capital City
Paris at the Dawn of the Renaissance
Creating a French Urban Architecture, 1610-1715
The Eighteenth Century: Architectural Harmonisation at the Close of the Ancien Regime
Revolution, Empire and Restoration: the Implications for Architecture, 1789-1852
Paris as the Hub of French Industrialisation: Building a European Capital under the Second Empire, 1852-70
After Haussmann: a New Paris in an Era of Alternative Architectures, 1870-1914
The Modernist Challenge, 1918-45
The Vital Encounter: Modernity versus Tradition in Post-war Paris
Continuity in Paris Architecture: the Dynamics of a Unique Phenomenon
Notes
Selected bibliography
Index