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Published: 15 January 2015

344 Pages


ISBN: 9780199772346

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The World of the Salons

Sociability and Worldliness in Eighteenth-Century Paris

Antoine Lilti

  • Translation and revision of award-winning French title.
  • A close examination of the world of the salon which argues that, contrary to accepted wisdom, it maintained the status and power of the social elites.