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Includes bibliographical references (pages 377-392) and index.
Paris in the 1950's -- The Landscape of populism -- Public space and confrontation -- Spatial imagination and the Avant-Garde -- Paris as Cinematic space -- The Left Bank -- Planning Paris -- Conclusion: Constructing the Paris of tomorrow.
In this account of Paris's public spaces in the years following Nazi occupation, the author argues that contrary to widely held belief, the streets overflowed with life. Festivals, street dances, funfairs, violent protests and political marches signalled the realities of postwar France and each led to life returning to the streets.
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