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BECKER Nancy, Moments of Extraordinary Violence and Intensity

Description: In her new book, Nancy Becker examines the fall of the Second Empire; most specifically the burning of paris and the destruction of the Tuileries. She discusses the architectural and artistic losses incurred by the revolts, foregrounding the perosnal histories of Napoleon III, the Empress Eugenie and the Duke of Sesto.

Place and publisher: Denver: Outskirts Press

Date of publication: 2012

Number of pages: 738

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