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Author Wakeman, Rosemary.
Title The heroic city : Paris, 1945-1958 / Rosemary Wakeman.
Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, [2009]
©2009

Author Wakeman, Rosemary.
Subject Public spaces -- France -- Paris -- History.
Paris (France) -- History -- 1944-
Paris (France) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.
Description 1 online resource (401 pages) : illustrations
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 377-392) and index.
Contents 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.
Summary 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.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780226870175 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Digital Editions)
0226870170 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Digital Editions)
9780226870236 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0226870235 (cloth ; alk. paper)
ISBN/ISSN 9786612445705
OCLC # 659830084
Additional Format Print version: Wakeman, Rosemary. Heroic city. Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, ©2009 9780226870236 (DLC) 2009009146 (OCoLC)262429376


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