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Paris: The Secret History

£6.99

Product description

Paris is the city of light and the city of darkness - a place of ceaseless revolution and reinvention that for two thousand years has drawn those with the highest ideals and the lowest morals to its teeming streets. In Andrew Hussey's wonderful book we encounter the myriad citizens whose stories have shaped Paris: the nineteenth-century flaneurs aimlessly wandering Haussman's new streets; survivors and victims of ravaging plagues; the builders of Notre Dame Cathedral; those who turned the River Seine red with blood on St Bartholomew's Day; and the many others whose lives have imprinted themselves on a city that has always aroused strong emotions. This 2007 Penguin paperback edition is in a good, used condition. The spine is scored and the cover has a few marks and scratches. The pages are a little yellowed, and there are some deeper yellow stains on the book block. The volume contains many black and white maps, diagrams and photographs.

Item details

Author(s):
Andrew Hussey
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
20cmx13cmx3.5cm
Edition:
2007
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0141011130
ISBN-13:
9780141011134
Number of pages:
488
Publisher:
Penguin
Title:
Paris: The Secret History

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Paris is the city of light and the city of darkness - a place of ceaseless revolution and reinvention that for two thousand years has drawn those with the highest ideals and the lowest morals to its teeming streets. In Andrew Hussey's wonderful book we encounter the myriad citizens whose stories have shaped Paris: the nineteenth-century flaneurs aimlessly wandering Haussman's new streets; survivors and victims of ravaging plagues; the builders of Notre Dame Cathedral; those who turned the River Seine red with blood on St Bartholomew's Day; and the many others whose lives have imprinted themselves on a city that has always aroused strong emotions. This 2007 Penguin paperback edition is in a good, used condition. The spine is scored and the cover has a few marks and scratches. The pages are a little yellowed, and there are some deeper yellow stains on the book block. The volume contains many black and white maps, diagrams and photographs.

Author(s):
Andrew Hussey
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
20cmx13cmx3.5cm
Edition:
2007
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0141011130
ISBN-13:
9780141011134
Number of pages:
488
Publisher:
Penguin
Title:
Paris: The Secret History

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