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Paris in the 19th century [videorecording] : the making of a modern city / the Open University.

Other Title:
Paris in the nineteenth century [videorecording]
Publication:
Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities and Sciences, [2002]
Series:
Cities and technology
Cities & technology
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (58 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
City planning -- France -- Paris -- History -- 19th century.
Haussmann, Georges Eugène, baron, 1809-1891.
Alphand, A. (Adolphe), 1817-1891.
Cities and towns -- France -- Paris -- History.
Documentary films -- France.
Paris (France) -- History.
Form/Genre:
Documentary films.
System Details:
DVD.
Summary:
This program maps out the transformation of Paris during the 19th century from a stifiling, congested city of narrow and winding streets to an aesthetically pleasing model of Industrial Age modernity. Experts discuss key construction projects such as the Rue de Rivoli, the Parisian railroad system, the Bois de Boulogne and the Bois de Vincennes, the Paris aqueducts and sewers, and the Eiffel Tower, within the context of French history.
Participant:
Narrator: Jane Copland.
Credits:
Academic consultant, David Goodman ; editor, Alan Kelly ; series producer, Charles Cooper.
Notes:
Originally produced in 1998.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Alumni and Friends Memorial Book Fund.
Contributor:
Copland, Jane. , Narrator
Kelly, Alan. , Editor
Goodman, David C. , Associated name
British Broadcasting Corporation. , Producer
Open University. , Producer
Films for the Humanities (Firm) , Distributor
Alumni and Friends Memorial Book Fund.
OCLC:
51733939
Publisher Number:
FFH 11558 Films for the Humanities & Sciences
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