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Published: 01 October 2021

320 Pages

9 x 6 inches

ISBN: 9781800855854

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The Cartographic Capital

Mapping Third Republic Paris

Kory Olson

Liverpool University Press

Studies in Modern and Contemporary France

  • New perspective on France's Civilizing mission, focusing on the use of maps to promote Third-Republic French identity
  • First large-scale study of the history of French urbanism in English
  • A book that will give force and cohesion to the history of cartography, urbanism, and cultural/visual studies
  • A timely study that provides a narrative of Parisian urban development beyond Haussmann's development under Napoleon III
  • An important and illuminating contribution to thinking about Parisian space through maps