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Tales of Two Cities

Paris, London and the Birth of the Modern City

Tales of Two Cities( )
Author: Conlin, Jonathan
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Counterpoint Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $30.00
Book Description:

Paris and London have long held a mutual fascination, and never more so than in the period 1750-1914, when they vied to be the world's greatest city. Each city has been the focus of many books, yet Jonathan Conlin here explores the complex relationship between them for the first time. The reach and influence of both cities was such that the story of their rivalry has global implications. By borrowing, imitating and learning from each other Paris and London invented the true...
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Detailed Subjects: Architecture / Urban & Land Use Planning
History / Europe / Great Britain / General
History / Europe / France
Social Science / Sociology / Urban
Architecture / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.38 x 9.41 x 1.08 Inches
Book Weight:1.25 Pounds

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