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Planning Paris before Haussmann

Author: Nicholas Papayanis
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Historian Nicholas Papayanis examines the emergence and evolution of modern urban planning in Paris between the end of the eighteenth and the middle of the nineteenth century, focusing on the principles and concerns that informed competing plans for the city." "Planning Paris before Haussmann uncovers the intellectual ferment about city planning and urban reform that constituted a powerful intellectual and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Papayanis, Nicholas.
Planning Paris before Haussmann.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, c2004
(OCoLC)645783487
Named Person: Georges Eugène Haussmann, baron; Georges Eugène Haussmann, baron; Georges Eugène Haussmann; Henri Siméon; Haussmann, Georges Eugène <baron, 1809-1891>; Georges Eugène Haussmann, baron
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Papayanis
ISBN: 0801879302 9780801879302
OCLC Number: 54391951
Description: xiii, 336 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Eighteenth-century roots of modern planning --
2. "Functionalist planners" before Haussmann --
3. The Saint-Simonians and Paris --
4. The Fourierists and the new Paris --
5. Planning the Paris underground --
6. The Simeon Commission.
Responsibility: Nicholas Papayanis.
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"Historian Nicholas Papayanis examines the emergence and evolution of modern urban planning in Paris between the end of the eighteenth and the middle of the nineteenth century, focusing on the principles and concerns that informed competing plans for the city." "Planning Paris before Haussmann uncovers the intellectual ferment about city planning and urban reform that constituted a powerful intellectual and theoretical foundation for Haussmannization and for modern urban planning."--Jacket.

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