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Napoleon III and the Rebuilding of Paris

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ISBN-10: 0691655405

ISBN-13: 9780691655406

Edition: 1958

Authors: David H. Pinkney

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In the two decades between 1850 and 1870 Napoleon III and his Prefect of the Seine, Baron Haussmann, created the modern city of Paris out of the congested and ill-equipped capital of the 18th century. They gave Paris many of its present major streets, its great municipal parks, the Central Markets, the Opera House and other well-known buildings, as well as a water supply system and a network of sewers that still serve the city. The various factors of the venture: the city's rapidly increasing population, the challenging engineering problems, the political complications, and the clash of personalitites involved are here considered. The author presents the whole undertaking in the perspective…    
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Book details

List price: $50.00
Copyright year: 1958
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 1/29/2019
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 280
Size: 7.09" wide x 9.92" long x 0.61" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English