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The Resource Making space for the dead : catacombs, cemeteries, and the reimagining of Paris, 1780-1830, Erin-Marie Legacey

Making space for the dead : catacombs, cemeteries, and the reimagining of Paris, 1780-1830, Erin-Marie Legacey

Label
Making space for the dead : catacombs, cemeteries, and the reimagining of Paris, 1780-1830
Title
Making space for the dead
Title remainder
catacombs, cemeteries, and the reimagining of Paris, 1780-1830
Statement of responsibility
Erin-Marie Legacey
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This book unearths the revolutionary history of Paris's most famous spaces for the dead, including Père Lachaise Cemetery and the Paris Catacombs, and explains how they became powerful sources of collective identity for modern France"--
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Provided by publisher
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1979-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Legacey, Erin-Marie
Dewey number
393.10944361
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Père-Lachaise (Cemetery : Paris, France)
  • Burial
  • Burial
  • Catacombs
  • Paris (France)
  • Paris (France)
  • France
Label
Making space for the dead : catacombs, cemeteries, and the reimagining of Paris, 1780-1830, Erin-Marie Legacey
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : the revolution of the dead -- The problem of the dead : in which the French Revolution interrupts and intervenes in Paris's pre-existing burial crisis -- The solution of the dead : in which a range of experts and amateurs imagine a new burial culture for Paris after the Terror -- The city of the dead : in which Parisians visit and respond to their city's new burial space, the cemetery of Père Lachaise -- The empire of the dead : in which thousands of visitors descend ninety feet below the city to tour the newly-opened Paris catacombs -- The museum of the dead : in which the artist and Alexandre Lenoir displays the dead as history in the museum of French monuments -- Conclusion : the historian of the dead : in which the romantic historian Jules Michelet resurrects the history of France in Parisian spaces for the dead. --
Control code
on1055570485
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 210 pages
Isbn
9781501715594
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1055570485
Label
Making space for the dead : catacombs, cemeteries, and the reimagining of Paris, 1780-1830, Erin-Marie Legacey
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : the revolution of the dead -- The problem of the dead : in which the French Revolution interrupts and intervenes in Paris's pre-existing burial crisis -- The solution of the dead : in which a range of experts and amateurs imagine a new burial culture for Paris after the Terror -- The city of the dead : in which Parisians visit and respond to their city's new burial space, the cemetery of Père Lachaise -- The empire of the dead : in which thousands of visitors descend ninety feet below the city to tour the newly-opened Paris catacombs -- The museum of the dead : in which the artist and Alexandre Lenoir displays the dead as history in the museum of French monuments -- Conclusion : the historian of the dead : in which the romantic historian Jules Michelet resurrects the history of France in Parisian spaces for the dead. --
Control code
on1055570485
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 210 pages
Isbn
9781501715594
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1055570485

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