A Traveller's History of ParisBook - 2005
For many people, Paris is the epitome of the perfect city--beautiful, romantic, and imbued with vitality and culture. It is a wonderful place to visit and to live in. Packed with fact, anecdote, and insight, A Traveller's History of Paris offers a complete history of Paris and the people who have shaped its destiny, from its earliest settlement as the Roman village of Lutetia Parisiorum with a few hundred inhabitants, to 20 centuries later when Paris is a city of well over two million--nearly one-fifth of the population of France. This handy paperback is fully indexed and includes a Chronology of Major Events, as well as sections on Notre-Dame and historic churches, Modernism, parks, bridges, cemeteries, museums and galleries, the Metro, and the environs. Illustrated with line drawings and historical maps, this is an invaluable book for all visitors to read and enjoy.
Publisher: New York : Interlink Books, 2005
Edition: 3rd ed., fully rev. & updated
Branch Call Number: 944.36 Col 05ad 01
Characteristics: x, 310 p. :,ill., maps. --
Alternative Title: Paris