David Pinkney – Napoleon III and the Rebuilding of Paris

David Pinkney’s Napoleon III and the Rebuilding of Paris examines the transformation of Paris from a medieval to a modern city from 1850 – 1870.  While the author presents no overarching argument and saves his analysis for the conclusion, the main theme of the study suggests that the rebuilding of Paris was beneficial and thatContinue reading “David Pinkney – Napoleon III and the Rebuilding of Paris”