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Birds of the Belle Epoque By Chad Crowe
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The Belle Epoque (1890-1914) is often considered a golden age in European history for developments in science, technology and the arts. This phenomenal time was populated by some of the most bizarre... More > intellectuals, painters and performers that ever walked the planet. Automobiles and motion pictures were in their experimental infancy. Russian Tsars were vacationing on the French Riviera. Cabarets and casinos fueled a new bohemian nightlife. One alarmingly overlooked aspect of this era is the birds. You are unlikely to find any information on birds of the Belle Epoque in most history books, and the lack of professional research on the subject is bewildering. Just what were these creatures doing on the streets of Paris at this remarkable time?< Less
Holmes and Watson's Belle Epoque By Colin Macdonald
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The memoirs of Robert Watson and Sylvia Macmillan-Holmes,1913-14.
THE TALLEST TOWER: Eiffel and the Belle Epoque By Joseph Harriss
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Special "Royal" Size Edition: ABOUT THE BOOK: Originally published by Houghton Mifflin, this revised and updated UP edition of The Tallest Tower: Eiffel and the Belle Epoque by Joseph... More > Harriss is the definitive history of the world’s most famous landmark, written by a veteran international journalist. “Written with wit and charm," said The Los Angeles Times. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Joseph Harriss has served as a TIME correspondent in Paris, Algiers and Brussels, a Reader’s Digest staff writer covering Europe, and a foreign affairs columnist for The Dallas Morning News. His work has also appeared in The New York Times, The American Spectator, Smithsonian, and many other publications. He lives in Paris. This special Royal size edition is not available from bookstores, or from other online booksellers!< Less
THE TALLEST TOWER: Eiffel and the Belle Epoque By Joseph Harriss
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ABOUT THE PAPERBACK: "An interesting story, interestingly told, and as such it is welcome," wrote The New York Times of the first edition from Houghton Mifflin. This revised and updated... More > second edition from UP is the definitive history of the world’s most famous landmark and its ingenious builder, from a veteran international journalist. "Written with wit and charm," added The Los Angeles Times. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: “Harriss succeeds admirably…This is a well-organized, exceptionally readable book; entertaining, informative, and highly recommended," said Library Journal. Harriss has served as a TIME correspondent in Paris, Algiers and Brussels, a Reader’s Digest staff writer covering Europe, and a foreign affairs columnist for The Dallas Morning News. His work has also appeared in Smithsonian Magazine, The American Spectator, and many other publications. He lives in Paris.< Less
The Tallest Tower: Eiffel and the Belle Epoque By Joseph Harriss
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"Interesting story, interestingly told, and as such it is welcome" wrote The New York Times. Formerly published by Houghton Mifflin, this new UP edition documents the history of the... More > world's most famous landmark. Written by a veteran international journalist, it chronicles the tower's design, construction and the historical context that made it a worldwide icon. "Harriss succeeds admirably... This is a well-organized, exceptionally readable book; entertaining, informative, and highly recommended," said Library Journal< Less
The Tallest Tower: Eiffel and the Belle Epoque (Royal Edition) By Joseph Harriss
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Special "Royal" Size Edition: "An interesting story interestingly told, and as such it is welcome," wrote The New York Times. Formerly from Houghton Mifflin, the new edition of... More > The Tallest Tower: Eiffel and the Belle Epoque by Joseph Harriss from Unlimited Publishing LLC remains the definitive history of the world’s most famous landmark and its ingenious builder, written by a veteran international journalist. “Harriss succeeds admirably…This is a well-organized, exceptionally readable book; entertaining, informative, and highly recommended," wrote Library Journal. This special "Royal" size edition is not available in bookstores, or from other online booksellers.< Less
BELLE ÉPOQUE_HISTORIAS CON PASIÓN By Annette J.Creendwood
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. En desprecio heroico a su egoísmo, desistía también de unirla a su vida miserable: siempre aquí, Clotilde, igual, en la diáfana ventura de este limbo de... More > ignorancias e inocencias. Sin decírselo a ella ni a la hermana, había pensado en estas tardes, frente al mar, llevársela a Madrid para vivir a ella consagrado y respirando su pureza en una casa bella, aislada, noble. Pero acababa de ver lo absurdo del propósito, como acababa de ver lo absurdo y lo imposible del que hoy amplió hacia la hermana misma en caridad, y para evitarse más la doble tentación, díjole a la niña..< Less
Scrittrici in posa dal Romanticismo alla Belle Epoque Seconda edizione By Cristina Contilli
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Da Madame De Stael a Severine, da Felicité De Genlis a Colette una carrellata di immagini lunga quasi due secoli per mostrare come attraverso cdv photo, frontespizi di libri e litografie... More > d’epoca sia cambiata la rappresentazione delle scrittrici nel corso di tutto l’800, dal Romanticismo alla Belle Époque. SECONDA EDIZIONE COVER: Madame De Girardin in un cdv dello studio Pesme di Parigi risalente al 1854-1855.< Less
Pittrici nella Francia della Belle Epoque: dalla foto al ritratto Seconda edizione By Cristina Contilli
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Questa pubblicazione d’arte sintetica, ma curata nei dettagli mette a confronto foto e ritratti per vedere quanto della foto sia passato senza significative varianti poi nei quadri e quanto... More > c’è stato invece di rielaborazione nel confronto tra queste due forme d’arte (fotografia e pittura che dagli anni ’60 dell’800 iniziano a confrontarsi, arricchirsi a vicenda e, talvolta, anche entrare in competizione tra loro). Per esempio, nel caso della pittrice Marie Adrien Lavieille c’è una corrispondenza quasi perfetta di impostazione e di stile tra il suo cdv photo e il suo autoritratto, mentre nel caso della pittrice impressionista Berthe Morisot si nota l’intenso lavorio di Edouard Manet dove rispetto alla foto iniziale tutto viene sfumato, reso più enigmatico, ma anche più profondo come se la foto rimanesse più in superficie e il quadro esplorasse in modo più efficace lo stato d’animo e il carattere della persona ritratta. SECONDA EDIZIONE< Less
Scrittrici in posa dal Romanticismo alla Belle Epoque Edizione economica con le illustrazioni in bianco e nero By Cristina Contilli
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Da Madame De Stael a Severine, da Felicité De Genlis a Colette una carrellata di immagini lunga quasi due secoli per mostrare come attraverso cdv photo, frontespizi di libri e litografie... More > d’epoca sia cambiata la rappresentazione delle scrittrici nel corso di tutto l’800, dal Romanticismo alla Belle Époque. EDIZIONE ECONOMICA CON LE ILLUSTRAZIONI IN BIANCO E NERO COVER: Anna De Noailles in un cdv photo dello studio Carjat e in un ritratto.< Less