The Resource The making of revolutionary Paris, David Garrioch

The making of revolutionary Paris, David Garrioch

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The making of revolutionary Paris
Title
The making of revolutionary Paris
Statement of responsibility
David Garrioch
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The sights, sounds, and smells of life on the streets and in the houses of eighteenth-century Paris rise from the pages of this anecdotal chronicle of a perpetually alluring city during one hundred years of extraordinary social and cultural change. An excellent general history as well as an innovative synthesis of new research, The making of revolutionary Paris combines vivid portraits of individual lives, accounts of social trends, and analyses of significant events as it explores the evolution of Parisian society during the eighteenth century and reveals the city's pivotal role in shaping the French Revolution. David Garrioch rewrites the origins of the Parisian Revolution as the story of an urban metamorphosis stimulated by factors such as the spread of the Enlightenment, the growth of consumerism, and new ideas about urban space. With an eye on the broad social trends emerging during the century, he focuses his narrative on such humble but fascinating aspects of daily life as traffic congestion, a controversy over the renumbering of houses, and the ever-present dilemma of where to bury the dead. He describes changes in family life and women's social status, in religion, in the literary imagination, and in politics. Paris played a significant role in sparking the French Revolution, and in turn, the Revolution changed the city, not only its political structures but also its social organization, gender ideologies, and cultural practices. This book is the first to look comprehensively at the effect of the Revolution on city life. Based on the author's own research in Paris and on the most current scholarship, this absorbing book takes French history in new directions, providing a new understanding of the Parisian and the European past
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Garrioch, David
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
DC729
LC item number
.G33 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Paris (France)
  • Paris (France)
  • Paris (France)
  • Paris (France)
  • France
  • Paris
  • Manners and customs
  • Stadscultuur
  • Franse Revolutie
  • Französische Revolution
  • Alltag
Label
The making of revolutionary Paris, David Garrioch
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (367-372) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. I. The Social Order of Customary Paris. 1. The Patterns of Urban Life. 2. The Poor You Have with You Always. 3. Not Servants but Workers. 4. Each According to His Station -- pt. II. City Government and Popular Discontent. 5. Bread, Police, and Protest. 6. Wolves in Sheep's Clothing: Religion and Politics -- pt. III. Making a New Rome. 7. Affaires du Temps. 8. Secularization. 9. Urbanism or Despotism? 10. The Integration of the City. 11. Plebeian Culture, Metropolitan Culture. 12. The City and the Revolution -- Epilogue: The New Paris
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 382 pages
Isbn
9780520232532
Lccn
2001008255
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)48655884
  • (OCoLC)ocm48655884
Label
The making of revolutionary Paris, David Garrioch
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (367-372) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. I. The Social Order of Customary Paris. 1. The Patterns of Urban Life. 2. The Poor You Have with You Always. 3. Not Servants but Workers. 4. Each According to His Station -- pt. II. City Government and Popular Discontent. 5. Bread, Police, and Protest. 6. Wolves in Sheep's Clothing: Religion and Politics -- pt. III. Making a New Rome. 7. Affaires du Temps. 8. Secularization. 9. Urbanism or Despotism? 10. The Integration of the City. 11. Plebeian Culture, Metropolitan Culture. 12. The City and the Revolution -- Epilogue: The New Paris
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 382 pages
Isbn
9780520232532
Lccn
2001008255
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)48655884
  • (OCoLC)ocm48655884

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