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Harvard Historical Studies 186

Selling Paris

Property and Commercial Culture in the Fin-de-siècle Capital

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$58.00 • £50.95 • €52.95

ISBN 9780674088214

Publication Date: 10/06/2015


368 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

33 halftones, 2 maps, 1 graph, 4 tables

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An outstanding history of the Parisian real estate market in the late nineteenth century which breaks new ground by revealing the crucial transformations in business culture and practice.—Jeffrey H. Jackson, author of Paris Under Water

A deeply and impressively researched original study of the real estate market in Paris at the end of the nineteenth century. Yates’s attention on speculators, owners, and companies rather than the state is a welcome addition to a historiography that focuses extensively on the state’s role in urban development. Selling Paris is an important contribution to French, cultural, economic, business, and urban history.—Victoria Thompson, author of The Virtuous Marketplace

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