Biography of a City
ISBN10: 0670033936 ISBN13: 9780670033935 Publisher: Penguin USA Published: Apr 21 2005 Pages: 566 Weight: 1.90lbs. Height: 9.00" Width: 6.50" Depth: 1.75" Language: English
A history of the "city of lights" profiles it as one of the world's most culturally significant locales, in an accessible volume that covers such events as Paris's settlement at the end of the Stone Age, its role in numerous social and political revolutions, its survival of the Middle Age plague, and the cultural and architectural achievements of the Impressionist era. 25,000 first printing.