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How Paris Became Paris: The Invention of the Modern City
How Paris Became Paris: The Invention of the Modern City
by Joan Dejean
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At the start of the seventeenth century, Paris was known for a few monuments, but it had not yet put its brand on urban space. Like many European cities, it was still emerging from its medieval past. But within a century, Paris would be transformed into... (read more)

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The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris
The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris
by David McCullough
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As David McCullough writes, “Not all pioneers went west.” In The Greater Journey, he tells the enthralling, inspiring—and until now, untold—story of the adventurous American artists, writers, doctors, politicians, and... (read more)

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The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris
The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris
by David McCullough
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The Greater Journey is the enthralling, inspiring — and until now, untold — story of the adventurous American artists, writers, doctors, politicians, architects, and others of high aspiration who set off for Paris in the years between 1830... (read more)

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The Piano Shop on the Left Bank: Discovering a Forgotten Passion in a Paris Atelier
The Piano Shop on the Left Bank: Discovering a Forgotten Passion in a Paris Atelier
by Thaddeus Carhart
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Diary of the Dark Years, 1940-1944: Collaboration, Resistance, and Daily Life in Occupied Paris
Diary of the Dark Years, 1940-1944: Collaboration, Resistance, and Daily Life in Occupied Paris
by Jean Guehenno
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Jean Guéhenno's Diary of the Dark Years, 1940-1945 is the most oft-quoted piece of testimony on life in occupied France. A sharply observed record of day-to-day life under Nazi rule in Parisand a bitter commentary on literary life in those years, it has... (read more)

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Blood Royal: A True Tale of Crime and Detection in Medieval Paris
Blood Royal: A True Tale of Crime and Detection in Medieval Paris
by Eric Jager
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"UCLA professor and expert in medieval literature Jager (The Last Duel) examines the sensational assassination which rocked 15th Century France, as he explores the life, death, and legacy of Louis of Orleans. Drawing on extensive reports detailing the... (read more)

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Metronome: A History of Paris from the Underground Up
Metronome: A History of Paris from the Underground Up
by Lorant Deutsch
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A phenomenal bestseller in France, Metronome presents a fascinating history of Paris through the lens of the city's iconic Metro system Did you know that the last Gallic warriors massacred by the Romans lie beneath the Eiffel Tower? That the remains of... (read more)

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Paris Reborn: Napoleon III, Baron Haussmann, and the Quest to Build a Modern City
Paris Reborn: Napoleon III, Baron Haussmann, and the Quest to Build a Modern City
by Stephane Kirkland
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Stephane Kirkland gives an engrossing account of Napoleon III, Baron Haussmann, and one of the greatest transformations of a major city in modern history   Traditionally known as a dirty, congested, and dangerous city, 19th Century Paris, France... (read more)

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The Flaneur: A Stroll Through the Paradoxes of Paris
The Flaneur: A Stroll Through the Paradoxes of Paris
by Edmund White
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Bloomsbury is proud to announce the first title in an occasional series in which some of the world's finest novelists reveal the secrets of the city they know best. These beautifully produced, pocket-sized books will provide exactly what is missing in... (read more)

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Stuff Parisians Like: Discovering the Quoi in the Je Ne Sais Quoi
Stuff Parisians Like: Discovering the Quoi in the Je Ne Sais Quoi
by Olivier Magny
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In the tradition of the New York Times bestseller Stuff White People Like, a tongue-in-cheek homage to Parisians. To be mistaken for a Parisian, readers must buy the newspaper Le Monde, fold it, and walk. Then sit at a café and make phone... (read more)

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Paris in Mind
Paris in Mind
by Jennifer Lee
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“Paris is a moveable feast,” Ernest Hemingway famously wrote, and in this captivating anthology, American writers share their pleasures, obsessions, and quibbles with the great city and its denizens. Mark Twain celebrates the unbridled energy... (read more)

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Paris to the Moon
Paris to the Moon
by Adam Gopnik
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The comic-romantic adventures of an American family in Paris is penned by "The New Yorker" writer and author of the magazine's popular "Paris Journal" column. The private story is rooted in the sentimental reeducation of a weary American through the... (read more)

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Parisians: An Adventure History of Paris
Parisians: An Adventure History of Paris
by Graham Robb
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This is the Paris you never knew. From the Revolution to the present, Graham Robb has distilled a series of astonishing true narratives, all stranger than fiction, of the lives of the great, the near-great, and the forgotten. A young artillery lieutenant,... (read more)

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The Girl Who Loved Camellias: The Life and Legend of Marie Duplessis
The Girl Who Loved Camellias: The Life and Legend of Marie Duplessis
by Julie. Kavanagh
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From the author of Nureyev, the definitive biography of the celebrated Russian dancer, now comes the astonishing and unknown story of Marie Duplessis, the courtesan who inspired Alexandre Dumas fils’s novel and play La dame aux camélias... (read more)

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Paris Out of Hand: A Wayward Guide
Paris Out of Hand: A Wayward Guide
by Karen Elizab Gordon
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Unleash your senses in a strangely illuminated City of Light. Amid the Paris you know and love unheard-of-temptations abound. If your visit to the Cafe Conjugal ends in a spat (though it's strictly against their rules), you can make up at the luscious... (read more)

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The Impressionists' Paris: Walking Tours of the Painters' Studios, Homes, and the Sites They Painted
The Impressionists' Paris: Walking Tours of the Painters' Studios, Homes, and the Sites They Painted
by Ellen Williams
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Travelers who follow the walking tours in The Impressionists' Paris will never see the paintings—or the city—in the same way again. From the historic Paris along the Seine, through the bustling grands boulevards, to the café... (read more)

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Elihu Washburne: The Diary and Letters of America's Minister to France During the Siege and Commune of Paris
Elihu Washburne: The Diary and Letters of America's Minister to France During the Siege and Commune of Paris
by Michael Hill
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andlt;Bandgt;This is the remarkable and inspiring storyand#8212;told largely in his own wordsand#8212;of American diplomat Elihu Washburne, who heroically aided his countrymen and other foreign nationals when Paris was devastated by war and revolution in... (read more)

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The Other Americans in Paris: Businessmen, Countesses, Wayward Youth, 1880-1941
The Other Americans in Paris: Businessmen, Countesses, Wayward Youth, 1880-1941
by Nancy L Green
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While Gertrude Stein hosted the literati of the Left Bank, Mrs. Bates-Batcheller, an American socialite and concert singer in Paris, held sumptuous receptions for the Daughters of the American Revolution in her suburban villa. History may remember the... (read more)

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The Twilight Years: Paris in the 1930s
The Twilight Years: Paris in the 1930s
by William Wiser
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For the artists and expatriates, the aristocrats and arrivistes, Paris in the 1930s lost none of its magical allure, as this lavishly illustrated chronicle of a fascinating decade in the city's cultural history shows. At salons, galleries, palaces, and... (read more)

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Paris Reborn (13 Edition)
Paris Reborn (13 Edition)
by Stephane Kirkland
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In the mid-nineteenth century, the Paris we know today was born, the vision of two extraordinary men: the endlessly ambitious Emperor Napoléon III and his unstoppable accomplice, Baron Haussmann. This is the vivid and engrossing account of the... (read more)

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