Constructing Paris in the age of revolution / Allan Potofsky

Author(s): Potofsky, Allan, 1959-
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Subjects: Building--History--France--Paris
France--History--1789-1815
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009
LC Classification: T, TH
Physical Description: xvii, 345 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm
Notes: LCCN: 2009043398
ISBN: 9780230574717
ISBN: 0230574718
Includes bibliographical references and index
Summary: "Examining the social and political history of workers and entrepreneurs engaged in constructing the French capital from 1763-1815, this book argues that Paris construction was a core sector in which 'archaic' and 'innovative' practices were symbiotically used by guilds, the state, and enterprises to launch the commercial revolution in France"--Provided by publisher
OCLC Number: 298778146
ISBN/ISSN: 9780230574717
0230574718