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1. From the Editors–Jo Burr Margadant and Ted W. Margadant
2. Introduction: Paris Revisited–Charles Rearick
3. The Construction of Paris and the Crises of the Ancien Régime: The Police and the People of the Parisian Building Sites, 1750–1789–Allan Potofsky
4. Paris, ‘‘gouffre de l’espèce humaine’’?–Alain Faure
5. Haussmann and Haussmannisation: The Legacy for Paris–David P. Jordan
6. Nostalgic Modernism and the Invention of Paris in the Twentieth Century–Rosemary Wakeman
7. La construction sociale de l’espace politique: Les usages politiques de la place de la Concorde des années 1880 à nos jours–Danielle Tartakowsky
8. Crime Scenes: Criminal Topography and Social Imaginary in Nineteenth-Century Paris–Dominique Kalifa
9. Les premiers grands ensembles en région parisienne: Ne pas refaire la banlieue?–Annie Fourcaut
11. Recent Articles on French History–Compiled by Jean-Pierre V. M. Herubel
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Celebrating the fifty-year anniversary of the Society for French Historical Studies, this Franco-Anglophonic special issue of French Historical Studies considers research on the history of Paris both inside and outside France that highlights innovative work on both sides of the Atlantic.
The underlying premise for this issue is that Paris—in all its vastness and heterogeneity—calls for many kinds of historical treatment. The articles in this special issue and the recent works they build on provide not only new understandings of Paris, but also suggestive samplings of the historiographical possibilities.
Contributors. Alain Faure, Annie Fourcaut, David P. Jordan, Dominique Kalifa, Jo Burr Margadant, Ted W. Margadant, Allan Potofsky, Charles Rearick, Danielle Tartakowsky, Rosemary Wakeman
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