The Historical Dictionary of Paris

Original title: Dictionnaire historique de Paris

Author: De Ayala, Roselyne (dir.)

Publication Date:

October 2013

Pages:

832

Original language and publisher

Territories Handled

Worldwide excl. French

Genre

History

The Historical Dictionary of Paris

Original title: Dictionnaire historique de Paris

Author: De Ayala, Roselyne (dir.)

  • 2 Seas Represents: World Translation Rights.

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…