Spectacular Paris

Author: William Scheller

Publisher: Universe Pub

ISBN: 0789327368

Category: Photography

Page: 129

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A photographic portrait of the City of Light celebrates the beauty and culture of such landmarks as the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre and the Cathedral of Notre-Dame while offering insight into Paris' enduring architectural influence.

Spectacular Realities

"An exciting, innovative, and significant work.

Author: Vanessa R. Schwartz

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 0520221680

Category: History

Page: 230

View: 632

"An exciting, innovative, and significant work. The author points to how the crowd experience transcended class and gender divisions and was transformed from acts of collective violence into acts of collective consumption."—Michael B. Miller, author of Shanghai on the Métro

Spectacular Politics

Papiers et correspondance de la famille impériale . 3 vols . Paris : Imprimérie
Nationale , 1870 . Catalogue général . Histoire du Paris . Exposition universelle
de 1867 . Travail . Paris : E. Dentu , n.d. 2nd ed . Paris : E. Catalogue général .

Author: Matthew Norman Truesdell

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 768

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French Technical Bulletin

R.T.F. ( French Broadcasting Network ) Centre at Buttes - Chaumont in Paris ,
and thence to the 0. ... followed four long distance transmissions that were
equally spectacular : Paris - London in September ( by radio link and direct relay
across ...

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Category: France

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The Spectacular Past

Samuels shows how new technologies allowed a cult of the spectacle to pervade the national consciousness of post-Revolutionary France, & argues that the realist fiction of Balzac & Stendhal was a reaction to the spectacular mode of ...

Author: Maurice Samuels

Publisher: Cornell University Press

ISBN: 9780801489655

Category: History

Page: 280

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Samuels shows how new technologies allowed a cult of the spectacle to pervade the national consciousness of post-Revolutionary France, & argues that the realist fiction of Balzac & Stendhal was a reaction to the spectacular mode of historical representation.

The Rocket and the Reich

That was ironic, because the A-4 ended by becoming another, much more
spectacular, Paris Gun. It shelled enemy cities with little political or military effect
and was, like its spiritual ancestor, the product of a blinkered technological
enthusiasm ...

Author: Michael J. Neufeld

Publisher: Smithsonian Inst Press

ISBN: 1588344673

Category: History

Page: 367

View: 525

The story behind one of the greatest engineering feats of World War II. The Rocket and the Reich is the paradoxical tale of the creation of a technology that would prove so valuable to Allied powers after the war but ultimately proved a failure to the Germans during it. Two 8-page photo inserts; 6 maps and diagrams.

Spectacular Vernacular

This edition's new afterword discusses adobe politics in New Mexico, and illustrates the authors' own adobe home.

Author: Jean-Louis Bourgeois

Publisher: Aperture

ISBN:

Category: Photography

Page: 196

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In these images, white arabesques dance on red walls, and abacus-like mud colonnades shield farmers from sun and wind; mud is "twisted" into playful columns, sculpted into ornate facade relief, and massed into lofty towers of majestic mosques. This edition's new afterword discusses adobe politics in New Mexico, and illustrates the authors' own adobe home.

Poor Paris

To this end the series publishes monographs in English and German. Potential authors should consult the Submission guidelines. All submissions will be blindly refereed by established scholars in the field.

Author: George Pattison

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: 3110802899

Category: Religion

Page: 152

View: 161

Since the Kierkegaard Studies Monograph Series (KSMS) was first published in 1997, it has served as the authoritative book series in the field. Starting from 2011 the Kierkegaard Studies Monograph Series will intensify the peer-review process with a new editorial and advisory board. KSMS is published on behalf of the Søren Kierkegaard Research Centre at the University of Copenhagen. KSMS publishes outstanding monographs in all fields of Kierkegaard research. This includes Ph.D. dissertations, Habilitation theses, conference proceedings and single author works by senior scholars. The goal of KSMS is to advance Kierkegaard studies by encouraging top-level scholarship in the field. The editorial and advisory boards are deeply committed to creating a genuinely international forum for publication which integrates the many different traditions of Kierkegaard studies and brings them into a constructive and fruitful dialogue. To this end the series publishes monographs in English and German. Potential authors should consult the Submission guidelines. All submissions will be blindly refereed by established scholars in the field. Only high-quality manuscripts will be accepted for publication. Potential authors should be prepared to make changes to their texts based on the comments received by the referees.

The Spectacular San Franciscans

All through the nineteenth century San Francisco , “ bien gantée , bien coiffée ,
bien chaussée , ” attractively demonstrated that her sobriquet , “ Paris of the
Pacific , ” was no swan - proud pretense . It was in the early 1850 ' s that that
lovely lady ...

Author: Julia Cooley Altrocchi

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton

ISBN:

Category: San Francisco (Calif.)

Page: 398

View: 796

The author describes some of the dogs that have had special places in his life, including his first dog, Snowball, in the Phillippines; Dirk, who protected him from bullies; and Cookie, who saved his life.

Paris and Environs

With Routes from London to Paris; Handbook for Travellers Karl Baedeker (Firm).
building , completed in ... It has several times changed its name and its specialty ;
at present spectacular pieces and operettas are given . Avant - scènes du rez ...

Author: Karl Baedeker (Firm)

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Paris (France)

Page: 422

View: 672


How to See Paris

Produces spectacular and sensational dramas , & c . , in first - class style .
THEATRE NATIONAL DE L'ODÉON , in square of same name . Open every
evening during the Paris season Prices . Boxes , 8fr . to 12fr . ; stalls , 7fr .; gallery
, Ifr . 50c .

Author: W. Edwin Gaze

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Paris (France)

Page: 144

View: 101


Paris and Environs with Routes from London to Paris

Dramas and spectacular pieces are performed here . Avant - scènes 14 ;
fauteuils d'orchestre 9 ; stalles d'orchestre 5 ; stalles des troisièmes de face 21/2
fr . Théâtre de la Renaissance ( Pl . R , 24 ; III ) , next door to the preceding .
Modern ...

Author: Karl Baedeker

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Paris (France)

Page: 407

View: 815


Paris and Environs with Routes from London to Paris

Dramas and spectacular pieces are performed here . — Avant - scènes 14 ;
fauteuils d ' orchestre 9 ; stalles d ' orchestre 5 ; stalles des troisièmes de face 21 /
2 fr . Théâtre de la Renaissance ( Pl . R , 24 ; III ) , next door to the preceding .

Author: Karl Baedeker (Firm)

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Paris

Page: 375

View: 754


Paris Journal

... Paris literary circles has been sensational . It is the sixty - fifth volume - large or
small , poetry or prose - to be published by Aragon , now in his sixty - eighth year
. He has always been a prodigious author and a spectacular Paris personality ...

Author: Janet Flanner

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: France

Page:

View: 455


An American Heroine in Paris

... enters a dream state that includes the film's climactic and critically acclaimed
ballet -- a psychologically revealing revelry in which Jerry and Lise become
characters from famous paintings and dance through the streets of a spectacular
Paris ...

Author: Alisia Grace Chase

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 720

View: 738


A Loiterer in Paris

With Louis XIV came the zenith of the monarchy , and the great , spectacular
Paris of to - day , the Paris of the boulevards and of the Champs Elysées , was
born of his pride , his ambition , and his power . Louis XIV gave the note of the
modern ...

Author: Helen Weston Henderson

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Art

Page: 558

View: 923


Paris

Author: Clotilde Lefèbvre

Publisher: Alfred a Knopf Incorporated

ISBN:

Category: Travel

Page: 574

View: 364

Describes the history and culture of Paris, shares the impressions of past visitors, and recommends hotels and restaurants

Organic Gardening and Farming

Enjoy a Strawberry Spectacular Hanging in Your Window , YearRound ! i
Ferndale At last ! It's strawberries by the yearful ! Our exciting new " Paris
Spectacular " everbearing strawberry vine treates you to a dazzling display of
leaves , blooms ...

Author: Jerome Irving Rodale

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Organic farming

Page:

View: 115


Spectacular Display

Paris . French trans . , Istorica descrizzione degli tre regni Congo , Matamba e
Angola by Giovanni Antoni Cavazzi , Bologna , 1687 . Lamal , F. 1965. Basuku et
Bayaka des districts Kwango et Kwilu au Congo . Annales Sciences Humaines ...

Author: Annemieke Van Damme

Publisher: Philip Wilson Publishers

ISBN:

Category: Architecture

Page: 94

View: 971

This book illustrates and describes the decorated wall panels, sculpture and masks created during initiation rites of the young men of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Angola. On a broader level, the book explores the artistic and craft traditions of the local artisans.

Take the Kids Paris and Disneyland Resort Paris

IDEAS IDEAS SEE IT DO IT SEEING PARIS 20 PARIS ' YEAR. Eiffel Tower
Champ de Mars ... See p . 56 La Samaritaine 19 Rue de la Monnaie , ist t 01 40
41 20 20 M Pont Neuf , Châtelet - Les Halles One of the most spectacular views
of all ...

Author: Helen Truszkowski

Publisher: Cadogan Books

ISBN: 9781860118456

Category: Travel

Page: 256

View: 953

Take the Kids guides are written specifically for parents, grandparents and caregivers. Each guide not only draws on what is of particular interest to kids, but also takes into account the realities of childcare -- from tired legs to low boredom thresholds -- enabling both grown-ups and their charges to have a great day out or a fabulous vacation. -- Full color: over 100 photographs, many original -- Essential: expert advice on health, safety, emergency contacts, and budgeting -- Reliable: full listings of child-friendly hotels, cafes, and restaurants -- Inspiring: the best sights and entertainments: museums, zoos, theme parks, castles, and farms -- Entertaining: quizzes, games, fascinating facts, and intriguing tales to amuse the kids This guide takes trawlers to Paris, Europe's top tourist destination with 12 million visitors a year. Chock full of ideas for the ultimate family break, the guide takes a fresh look at the city from a child's height -- taking in the big wheel at the Tuileries, a magic show at the Musee de la Curiosite and the fire-eaters at the Pompidou Center. Straightforward advice on safety, listings of child-friendly businesses, and games and quizzes to distract tired kids will help to make the trip as hassle-free as possible. Now in its second edition, the guide covers both the awe-inspiring sites of the city and the magnetic attractions of Disneyland Paris; another country altogether that is less than an hour away.