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    Title
    Blood in the city : violence and revelation in Paris, 1789-1945
    Author
    Burton, Richard D. E., 1946-2008

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    Personal Author:
    Burton, Richard D. E., 1946-2008
    Title:
    Blood in the city : violence and revelation in Paris, 1789-1945 / Richard D. E. Burton.
    Publication info:
    Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2001.
    Physical description:
    xv, 395 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
    Content type:
    text
    Medium:
    unmediated
    Format:
    volume
    Bibliography note:
    Includes bibliographical references (p. [353]-387) and index.
    Contents:
    Paris à vol d'oiseau (1789-1914) -- Violent origins: the taking of the Bastille (July 1789) -- Killing the king: Place de la Révolution/Concorde (21 January 1793) -- Vendôme/Invalides: the Paris of the Bonapartes (1802-1871) -- Heart of the city: Place de Grève/Hôtel de Ville (1789-1871) -- The miraculous medal: Rue du Bac (1830) -- Killing the living, burying the dead: Père-Lachaise (1804-1945) -- Conversion? Paul Claudel at Notre-Dame (Christmas 1886) -- Church prowling: the back-to-front pilgrimage of Joris-Karl Huysmans (1884-1892)-- Marble versus iron: Sacré-Coeur and the Eiffel Tower (1871-1914) -- Operation Spring breeze: Rue des Rosiers, Vel' d'hiv', Drancy (July-August 1942) -- Purging the city: Paris libre (August 1944-October 1945) -- Conclusion: blood in the city, 1789-1945 -- Sacrificial victims: a chronology.
    Subject term:
    Historic sites--France--Paris.
    Subject term:
    Violence--France--Paris--History.
    Geographic term:
    Paris (France)--History--1789-1900.
    Geographic term:
    Paris (France)--History--20th century.
    LCCN:
    2001001239
    ISBN:
    0801438683

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