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Tales of Two Cities: Paris, London and the Birth of the Modern City

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Paris and London have long held a mutual fascination, and never more so than in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, when they both vied to be the world's greatest city. Each city has been the focus of many books, yet here Jonathan Conlin uncovers the intriguing relationship between them for the first time. It is a history of surprises: Sherlock Holmes was actually French, the can-can was English and the first restaurant served English food in Paris. Tales of Two Cities examines and compares six urban spaces - the ...

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Tales of Two Cities: Paris, London and the Birth of the Modern City
2014, Counterpoint LLC

ISBN-13: 9781619024403

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Tales of Two Cities: Paris, London and the Birth of the Modern City
2014, Atlantic Books, London

ISBN-13: 9781848870253

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Tales of Two Cities: Paris, London and the Birth of the Modern City
2013, Atlantic Books, London

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Tales of Two Cities: Paris, London and the Birth of the Modern City
2013, Counterpoint LLC, Berkeley

ISBN-13: 9781619022256

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