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Paperback. Paris. Paris, in many people's thoughts, is the epitome of the perfect city - beautiful, romantic and imbued with vitality and culture. it is a wonderful place to visit and to live. A 'pride of place' mentality has characterside Parisians for century: 'To be in Oaris, is to be' enthused an anonymous correspondence as early as 1323. Packed with fact, anecdote and insight, this book offers a complete history of the city and the people who have shaped its destiny, from its earliest settlement as a Roman village with a few hundred inhabitants, to 20 centuries later when Paris is a city of well over 2 million, at the centre of a conurbation that exceeds 12 million - nearly one-fifth of the population of France. This handy paperback is fully indexed and there is a chronology of major events, a section on Notre-Dame and historic churches, Modernism, Paris parks, cemetries, museums and galleries, the Metro and the environs. Illustrated with line drawings and historical maps this will enrich every visitor's stay. Illustrations. 308 pp. (We carry a wide selection of titles in The Arts, Theology, History, Politics, Social and Physical Sciences. academic and scholarly books and Modern First Editions, Reference books ,and all types of Academic Literature.).