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The Paris of Henri IV architecture and urbanism by Hilary Ballon

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Published by Architectural History Foundation, MIT Press in New York, N.Y, Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English



  • France,
  • Paris.,
  • Paris,
  • France.


  • Public architecture -- France -- Paris,
  • City planning -- France -- Paris -- History -- 17th century,
  • Architecture and state -- France,
  • France -- History -- Henry IV, 1589-1610

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 351-369) and index.

StatementHilary Ballon.
LC ClassificationsNA9050.5 .B3 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 378 p. :
Number of Pages378
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1871438M
ISBN 100262023091
LC Control Number90030984

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Ballon then shifts from a focus on the monuments to representations of Henri IV's Paris in maps, city views, and history books. She argues that the king's building program and centralizing policies initiated the development in France of a variety of topographical arts: among these Jacques Du Breul's history of Paris was the first to impose Author: Hilary Ballon. "King Henri IV of France was not interested in courtly splendor, or books, or the arts; he was notoriously averse to spending money, even on his mistresses. But when it came to embellishing Paris, nothing was too good for : Hilary Ballon. Trove: Find and get Australian resources. Books, images, historic newspapers, maps, archives and more. Encylcopedie par L'image - Henri IV - Librarie Hachette - Paris, France - - 64 pages, many black & white photos. Henry of Navarre: Henry IV of France - Lord Russell of Liverpool. - Published in US in by Praeger Publishers Inc., Fourth Avenue, NY. pages including Index, plus 24 photo pictures. Covers the life of Henri from his.

Henry IV book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Henry IV book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Henri IV is one of the most fascinating monarchs in history and yet hardly any of that comes across in this biography. If you are interested in a load of battles, /5(3).   Henri d'Orléans, Count of Paris and Duke of France, described the book as a "pseudo inquiry". "This affair seems closer to a novel than scientific or historic truth," he told French journalists.   out of 5 stars Excellent book about Paris in the time of Henri IV! Reviewed in the United States on 1 December Verified Purchase. A fascinating and brilliantly researched book. I read a history of Place Dauphine written by a French historian; the footnotes kept citing Ballon's book. Decided I wanted to hear more 'from the horse's mouth'.Reviews: 4. Henri de Bourbon was born in Pau, the capital of the French province of Béarn. Although baptised as a Roman Catholic, Henry was raised as a Protestant by his mother Jeanne d’ 9 June , upon Jeanne's death, he became King Henry III of Navarre.. When Henry was a boy, it seemed highly unlikely that he would ever inherit the throne of France, since Henry II had produced four.

Recueil des lettres missives de Henri IV, Volume 9 Collection de documents inédits sur l'histoire de France Recueil des lettres missives de Henri IV, Henry IV (King of France) Volume 9 of Recueil des lettres missives de Henri IV: publié par m. Berger de Xivrey, Jules Berger de Xivrey: Author: Heinrich IV (Frankreich, König) Editors. The story of Henri IV in Paris is best told from high on the Pont Neuf, the New Bridge, the best-loved creation of France’s most beloved king. Henri IV (–) sits here on the bronze horse in the middle of this street over water, the longest and widest of the Parisian bridges that connect the . Henry IV (French: Henri IV; 13 December – 14 May ), also known by the epithet Good King Henry or Henry the Great, was King of Navarre (as Henry III) from and King of France from to He was the first monarch of France from the House of Bourbon, a cadet branch of the Capetian was assassinated in by François Ravaillac, a fanatical Catholic, and was. Get this from a library! The Conversion of Henri IV: politics, power, and religious belief in early modern France. [Michael Wolfe] -- "Paris is worth a Mass." So said Henri IV on his conversion to Catholicism, according to cynics, and the motives behind the act have been the stuff of history ever since. The Conversion of Henri IV.