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Historic Paris Walks Leo Hollis

Historic Paris Walks

Leo Hollis

Published August 1st 2006
ISBN : 9781860113451
Paperback
240 pages
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Recreating over 2000 years of the city’s history, from the ancient catacombs to Le Defense, Historic Paris Walks, takes the reader on ten specially commissioned rambles around the celebrated metropolis- each walk will introduce the people,MoreRecreating over 2000 years of the city’s history, from the ancient catacombs to Le Defense, Historic Paris Walks, takes the reader on ten specially commissioned rambles around the celebrated metropolis- each walk will introduce the people, personalities, events and ideas that have defined the city through the centuries and give the metropolis its unique identity. Discover the lost generation’s favourite bookshop on the Rive Gauche, how the Louvre came to be built, the difference between a boulevardier, a flanuer and a pyschogeographer, and where to find the Isle of the Cows. Involving many specialists on different historic periods, the author has created a book that provides both illuminating background reading as well as an invaluable reference tool to this most beguiling of cities.