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The greater journey : Americans in Paris

Autor: David G McCullough
Editorial: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2011.
Edición/Formato:   Libro : Biografía : Inglés (eng) : 1st Simon & Schuster hardcover edVer todas las ediciones y todos los formatos
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This is the 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 and 1900, ambitious to excel in their work. Most had never left home, never experienced a different culture. None had any guarantee of success. That they achieved so much for themselves and their country
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Género/Forma: Biography
History
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Tipo de material: Biografía
Tipo de documento: Libro/Texto
Todos autores / colaboradores: David G McCullough
ISBN: 1416571760 9781416571766 9781416571773 1416571779 1416576894 9781416576891
Número OCLC: 694395288
Descripción: 558 pages, [48] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 25 cm
Contenido: pt. 1. The way over ; Voilà Paris! ; Morse at the Louvre ; The medicals --
pt. 2. American sensations ; Change at hand ; A city transformed ; Bound to succeed --
pt. 3. Under siege ; Madness ; Paris again ; The Farragut ; Genius in abundance ; Au revoir, Paris!
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David McCullough tells the story of the American artists and scientists who studied in Paris, and later went home to change America.  Leer más

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