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The Louvre: The Many Lives of the World's Most Famous Museum

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Almost nine million people from all over the world flock to the Louvre in Paris every year to see its incomparable art collection. Yet few, if any, are aware of the remarkable history of that location and of the buildings themselves, and how they chronicle the history of Paris itself-a fascinating story that historian James Gardner elegantly tells for the first time. Before the Louvre was a museum, it was a palace, and before that a fortress. But much earlier still, it was a place called le Louvre for reasons unknown. ...

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The Louvre: The Many Lives of the World's Most Famous Museum
2020, Atlantic Monthly Press

ISBN-13: 9780802148773

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The Louvre: The Many Lives of the World's Most Famous Museum
2020, Tantor Audio, Old Saybrook

ISBN-13: 9781705230619

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The Louvre: The Many Lives of the World's Most Famous Museum
2020, Grove Press / Atlantic Monthly Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9781611856347

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The Louvre: The Many Lives of the World's Most Famous Museum
2020, Tantor Audio, Old Saybrook

ISBN-13: 9781705230602

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