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Auteur: Horne, Alistair
Titel: The Fall of Paris
Sub titel: The Siege and the Commune 1870-71

In 1870, Paris was the center of Europe, the font of culture, fashion, and invention. Ten months later Paris had been broken by a long Prussian siege, its starving citizens reduced to eating dogs, cats, and rats, and France had been forced to accept the humiliating surrender terms dictated by the Iron Chancellor Bismarck. To many, the fall of Paris seemed to be the fall of civilization itself. Alistair Horne's history of the Siege and its aftermath is a tour de force of military and social history.
2007, 458 pag., Euro 16,95
Penguin, London, ISBN 9780141030630


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