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Paris Between Empires: Monarchy and Revolution 1814-1852

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Paris between 1814 and 1852 was the capital of Europe, a city of power and pleasure, a magnet for people of all nationalities that exerted an influence far beyond the reaches of France. Paris was the stage where the great conflicts of the age, between nationalism and cosmopolitanism, revolution and royalism, socialism and capitalism, atheism and Catholicism, were fought ou...more
Hardcover, 576 pages
Published April 5th 2003 by St. Martin's Press (first published 2001)
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Antonio Nunez
This book is a history of Paris between the two Napoleonic Empires (1814-1852). It starts with Napoleon's initial defeat, the first occupation of Paris, the Hundred Days and the second occupation. It is indeed extraordinary that Paris was not treated by the Russians in 1815 like Berlin was in 1945. Of course, Napoleon was no Hitler and Alexander I was no Stalin (although the French occupation of Russia was also quite violent, if less protracted than the German one), but then again Paris was no B...more
James
This book by Philip Mansel is about the Bourbon Restoration. The interesting aspect of this book is its approach to the history of the period. The reactionary tenor of the period can be seen in the government’s imposition of an official policy of what was called ‘oubli’, or forgetting, of the past Napoleonic era (this does not seem to be unique to this period - perhaps it is a precursor of twentieth century erasure of history). All relics of the time, like books and uniforms had to be burned. Pr...more
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