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Paris : the 'new Rome' of Napoleon I

Author: Diana Rowell
Publisher: London ; New York : Bloomsbury, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The reinvention of Napoleon's Paris in the mould of classical Rome.

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Napoleon, Emperor of the French; Napoleon, Emperor of the French; Napoléon, Frankreich Kaiser; Napoléon, Frankreich Kaiser
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Diana Rowell
ISBN: 9781441135186 1441135189
OCLC Number: 768796618
Description: viii, 237 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction; 1. Paris: A 'New Rome'; 2. The Monument and the Monumental Axis; 3. The Impact and Implications of the Sun-King's 'New Rome(s)'; 4. The Roman Triumph and the Language of Power; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Diana Rowell.

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-... a guide to the rich heritage that lies behind Napoleonic Paris. Given the continued centrality in Paris of the monuments discussed by Rowell, this book should be of interest not just to Read more...

 
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