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作者 Rapport, Michael, author
書名 The unruly city : Paris, London and New York in the age of revolution / Mike Rapport
出版項 New York, NY : Basic Books, an imprint of Perseus Books, LLC, a subsidiary of Hachette Book Group, Inc., [2017]
國際標準書號 9780465022281 (hardback)
0465022286 (hardback)
book jacket
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 人文社會聯圖  D289 .R37 2017    在架上    30610020547915
說明 xxxiv, 365 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps, plan ; 25 cm
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附註 Includes bibliographical references (pages 323-349) and index
Also published in London by Little, Brown in 2017 under the title: Rebel cities : Paris, London and New York in the age of revolution
Introduction: Three cities in an age of revolution -- The Revolution comes to New York, 1765-1775 -- London defiant: Wilkes and liberty, 1763-1776 -- The King against Paris, 1763-1776 -- New York City in revolution and war, 1775-1783 -- London burns: reformers and rioters, 1776-1780 -- Paris rises: the coming of revolution, 1776-1789 -- New York: capital city, 1783-1789 -- Paris in revolution, 1789-1793 -- London debates the French Revolution, 1789-1792 -- Paris in the Terror, 1793-1794 -- Radical London: Democrats, loyalists and the reaction, 1792-1794 -- New York confronts the French Revolution, 1789-1795 -- Conclusion: The revolutionary city and historical memory
"A vivid history of three intertwined cities--Paris, London, and New York--at the turn of the nineteenth century, in the midst of political chaos. From the British occupation of New York during the Revolutionary War, to agitation for democracy in London, to popular uprisings and regicide in Paris, Rapport explores the relationship between city and revolution, revealing why some cities engender upheaval and some suppress it. Why did Paris experience a devastating revolution while London avoided one? How did American independence spark activism in cities across the Atlantic? And how did these cities influence the development of modern democracy? Rapport takes readers from the politically charged taverns and coffeehouses on Fleet Street, through a sea battle between the British and French in New York Harbor, to the scaffold during the 'Terror' in Paris. Drawing on letters, travelogues and eye-witness accounts, Rapport evokes the sights, sounds and smells of these cities, masterfully weaving their history with the politics of revolution"-- Jacket
主題 History, Modern -- 18th century
Paris (France) -- History
London (England) -- History
New York (N.Y.) -- History
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783
London (England) -- History -- 18th century
Revolutions -- Case studies
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783
Paris (France) -- History
HISTORY / Europe. bisacsh
HISTORY / Modern / 18th Century. bisacsh
HISTORY / Social History. bisacsh
American Revolution (1775-1783) fast (OCoLC)fst01351668
History, Modern. fast (OCoLC)fst00958367
Revolutions. fast (OCoLC)fst01096737
England -- London. fast (OCoLC)fst01204271
France -- Paris. fast (OCoLC)fst01205283
New York (State) -- New York. fast (OCoLC)fst01204333
1700-1799 fast
Case studies. fast (OCoLC)fst01423765
History. fast (OCoLC)fst01411628
Revolutions -- History. sears
World history -- 19th century. sears
Paris (France) -- History -- 18th century. sears
Paris (France) -- History -- 19th century. sears
London (England) -- History -- 18th century. sears
London (England) -- History -- 19th century. sears
New York (N.Y.) -- History -- 18th century. sears
New York (N.Y.) -- History -- 19th century. sears
Alt Title Paris, London and New York in the age of revolution
Rebel cities : Paris, London and New York in the age of revolution
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