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Parisian Genealogy from the FGB By Anne Morddel
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This booklet contains sixteen posts from the first six years of "The French Genealogy Blog" on the subject of genealogical research on Parisian families, plus one written specifically for... More > this work. It follows on our first publication "French Genealogy From Afar" , which explains the basics of French genealogy and without which this booklet may seem a bit confusing. It is our most sincere wish that you, Dear Reader, would find it of use in your search for your Parisian ancestors.< Less
How to Be Parisian: French Chic Secrets By Mark Dawn
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Paris is known for its high end fashion, boutiques and restaurants. It is also known for its Fashion week show that attracts many persons from around the world to come into to Paris to view new ideas... More > in fashion. Along with being an exceptional place, the natives who are called Parisians have qualities that are mostly unique to them and their country. They are very proud people and are many times misunderstood. Cultures differ across borders and it is important to understand how things are done differently in other areas. This books seeks to explore their culture and some of the features that make them unique. It will give a better understanding into the Parisian and the French culture and activities overall. They have natives that have made valuable contributions that are still relevant today. The reader will get a complete understanding of their country, lifestyle, culture and who they are.< Less
Paris and the Parisians in 1835 (Vol. 1) By Frances Milton Trollope
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: This is a bibliography of the works of Frances Trollope. Excerpt... More > from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frances_Trollope_bibliography< Less
Parisian Cemeteries: A Guide and History for Tourists By James Read, Terry Hall
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Paris has been the center of western civilization for a thousand years, and it has left behind traces of those years in its famous cemeteries. Come with Jim and Terry and visit, either in person or... More > virtually, Paris' beautiful and fascinating cemeteries. In the book you'll visit not only the most famous cemeteries, but also many of the lesser known places where Paris' dead are entombed. Along the way you'll visit the final resting places of Jim Morrison, Louis Braille, Victor Hugo, Napoleon, Serge Gainsbourg, Charles Baudelaire and many more artists, politicians, soldiers, and historical figures, learning about their fascinating lives--and deaths.< Less
French Law as Parisian Monument: The Intellectual Property Code By Kevin Gotkin
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In this short paper, I argue that the French Intellectual Property Code is a Parisian monument to the distinct role of the artist in society.
Moulin Rouge. History, Stars, Shows, Posters, Photos Album and Parisian Life By Maximillien De Lafayette
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Gorgeous women, more gorgeous women, music, nudity, art, high fashion, style, class, champagne, cognac, scandals, betrayed lovers, gossip, beautiful legs and intellectual derrieres, dancers, ... More > singers, acrobats, deals on the wheels, machins et trucs, mistresses in abundance, gossip, lots of decoltés, intoxicating. perfumes, sex, non-stop orgies, divorcées, impotents “bavards”, chic gigolos, bleeding hearts, prostitutes, colorful “trotteuses”, microphones that don’t work, arrogant waiters, five star menus, homosexuals, lesbians, de Givenchy and Christian Dior’s mannequins and lots of B.S. molded the caché and ambiance of the early days of Parisian cabarets. Amid this Babylonian Caravan Serail, shrewd entrepreneurs by raison d’être, Charles Zidler and Joseph Oller opened “Le Moulin Rouge” cabaret on October, Sunday 8th of 1889. This is the story and history of Le Moulin Rouge.It includes hundreds of rare photos. Published by Times Square Press. Paris. New York.< Less
Serving the Parisian Billionaire: Her Knight in Paris (A Billionaire, Self Discovery Erotic Romance) By Jenna Powers
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Jane's a fresh new recruit in the corporate world. She visits Paris for the first time in her life for her job. As she waits at the airport for her luggage, she runs into a Parisian Billionaire,... More > Pierre Decaux, who shows a lot of interest in her. He invites her to a wonder meal and the following day, takes her to the Eiffel Tower. What happens at the Tower stays at the Tower... or does it? Warning! This 13,242 word explicit story contains sexual intercourse between two adults. Jane begins to learn more about the world, and regains her lost confidence as she falls deeper and deeper in love with her Parisian Billionaire.< Less
The American By Henry James
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The American is a novel by Henry James, originally published as a serial in The Atlantic Monthly in 1876–1877 and then as a book in 1877. The novel is an uneasy combination of social comedy and... More > melodrama concerning the adventures and misadventures of Christopher Newman, an essentially good-hearted but rather gauche American businessman on his first tour of Europe Newman is looking for a world different from the simple, harsh realities of 19th-century American business. He encounters both the beauty and the ugliness of Europe, and learns not to take either for granted. The core of the novel concerns Newman's courtship of a young widow from an aristocratic Parisian family.< Less
Petite Lotte - Simone Bodève By Dominique Hoffman
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Originally published in French in 1907 by Bonvallot-Jouve and in 1912 by Librairie Paul Ollendorff Paris, La Petite Lotte by Simone Bodève (1876-1921) was nominated for the French Prix... More > Goncourt. It has received critical acclaim by Romain Rolland, Octave Mirbeau, George de Bouhelier, Claire Geniaux. It is considered to be the first novel about the urban working class by a female working class author. It should be seen as an important social document. It follows the literary tradition of realism set by Emile Zola and tells the story of Charlotte Bugeot who was born in Paris in 1880 and worked in the fashion industry manufacturing artificial flowers. Now for the first time, this novel is available in English.< Less
The Lady of the Camellias By Alexandre Dumas
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The Lady of the Camellias By Alexandre Dumas, first published in 1848, and subsequently adapted for the stage. The Lady of the Camellias premiered at the Théâtre du Vaudeville in... More > Paris, France on February 2, 1852. The play was an instant success, and Giuseppe Verdi immediately set about putting the story to music. His work became the 1853 opera La Traviata, with the female protagonist, Marguerite Gautier, renamed Violetta Valéry. The lead heroine is Marguerite Gautier, a young beautiful courtesan who is a "kept woman" by counts and dukes -- men of "Fashionable Society". She meets a young middle class lover Armand Duval who does the unpardonable thing of falling jealously in love with her and breaking all convention of what's expected between a courtesan and her admirers. He, of course, has no way of sustaining the standard of living which she is accustom. Marguerite, despite her past is rendered virtuous by her love for Armand, and the suffering of the two lovers is rendered touchingly.< Less