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The Historical Dictionary of Paris (Dictionnaire historique de Paris)

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Original Language: French | 832 pp. | October 2013

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HISTORICAL | NON-FICTION 

Written by more than 40 specialists in 400 entries  with 200 color and black & white illustrations, this book explores the characters, places, events and evolutions that have made Paris unique throughout the ages.

From A to Z, this dictionary reveals the history of the Ville Lumière: events, institutions, cultural life, art, intellectual and religious history…

From the “Eiffel Tower” to “Père Lachaise,” from “Lapin Agile” to the “Pont Neuf,” from “Clovis” to “Montmartre’s Vineyards,” readers will learn where to find the oldest house in Paris, what happened at the tower of Nesle and more…