This is Philip Mansel's year as we are pubishing both this paperback and hishardback PRINCE OF EUROPE. See hardback bulletin details for further information. "Philip Mansel's readable history, investigating the city's most fascinating era, vividly evokes Paris's golden age, especially the 1830 and 1848 revolutions."SUNDAY TELEGRAPH "Philip Mansel records what life was like in Paris in those years with masses of wonderful detail. He has read endless diaries, memoirs and letters... a most readable book."Derwent May, THE TIMES More new
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This volume examines Paris between 1814 and 1852 when it was the capital of Europe, a city of power and pleasure. It was the stage where great conflicts between nationalism and cosmopolitanism, revolution and royalty, socialism and capitalism, atheism and Catholicism were fought.