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As befits a legend

building a tomb for Napoleon, 1840-1861

by Michael Paul Driskel

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Published by Kent State University Press in Kent, Ohio .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Paris (France),
  • France,
  • Paris.,
  • France.
    • Subjects:
    • Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821 -- Tomb,
    • Visconti, Louis, 1791-1853 -- Criticism and interpretation,
    • Dôme des Invalides (Paris, France),
    • Neoclassicism (Architecture) -- France -- Paris,
    • Sepulchral monuments -- France -- Public opinion,
    • Public opinion -- France,
    • Art and state -- France -- History -- 19th century,
    • Paris (France) -- Buildings, structures, etc

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 244-247) and index.

      StatementMichael Paul Driskel.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA6165 .D75 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 251 p. :
      Number of Pages251
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1403996M
      ISBN 100873384849
      LC Control Number93012099

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