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Haussmann, or the Distinction

A Novel

Haussmann, or the Distinction( )
Author: La Farge, Paul
ISBN:978-1-4668-6522-8
Publication Date:Mar 2014
Publisher:Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Book Format:Ebook
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Book Description:

A stunning, imaginative novel about the great architect of Paris

Baron Georges-Eugène Haussmann, who demolished and rebuilt Paris in the middle of the nineteenth century, was the first urbanist of the modern era--and perhaps the greatest. He presided over two decades of riches, peace, and progress in a city the likes of which no one had ever seen before, with boulevards monumentally conceived and brilliantly lit, clean water, public transportation, and sewers that were...
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Pages:384
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Historical / General



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