Paris and its Story
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Paris and its Story

By Thomas Okey
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Table of Contents
  • P A R I S AND   ITS   STORY
    • PREFACE
    • CONTENTS
    • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
  • PARIS AND ITS STORY
    • CHAPTER I GALLO-ROMAN PARIS
    • CHAPTER II THE BARBARIAN INVASIONS—ST. GENEVIEVE—THE CONVERSION OF CLOVIS—THE MEROVINGIAN DYNASTY
    • CHAPTER III THE CARLOVINGIANS—THE GREAT SIEGE OF PARIS BY THE NORMANS—THE GERMS OF FEUDALISM
    • CHAPTER IV THE RISE OF THE CAPETIAN KINGS AND THE GROWTH OF PARIS
    • CHAPTER V PARIS UNDER PHILIP AUGUSTUS AND ST. LOUIS
    • CHAPTER VI ART AND LEARNING AT PARIS
    • CHAPTER VII THE PARLEMENT—THE STATES-GENERAL—CONFLICT WITH BONIFACE VIII.—THE DESTRUCTION OF THE KNIGHTS-TEMPLARS
    • CHAPTER VIII ETIENNE MARCEL—THE ENGLISH INVASIONS—THE MAILLOTINS—MURDER OF THE DUKE OF ORLEANS—ARMAGNACS AND BURGUNDIANS
    • CHAPTER IX JEANNE D’ARC—PARIS UNDER THE ENGLISH—END OF THE ENGLISH OCCUPATION
    • CHAPTER X LOUIS XI. AT PARIS—THE INTRODUCTION OF PRINTING
    • CHAPTER XI FRANCIS I.—THE RENAISSANCE AT PARIS
    • LA FONTAINE DES INNOCENTS. CHAPTER XII RISE OF THE GUISES—HUGUENOT AND CATHOLIC—THE MASSACRE OF ST. BARTHOLOMEW
    • CHAPTER XIII HENRY III.—THE LEAGUE—SIEGE OF PARIS BY HENRY IV.—HIS CONVERSION, REIGN AND ASSASSINATION
    • CHAPTER XIV PARIS UNDER RICHELIEU AND MAZARIN
    • CHAPTER XV THE GRAND MONARQUE—VERSAILLES AND PARIS
    • CHAPTER XVI PARIS UNDER THE REGENCY AND LOUIS XV.—THE BROODING STORM
    • CHAPTER XVII LOUIS XVI.—THE GREAT REVOLUTION—FALL OF THE MONARCHY
    • CHAPTER XVIII EXECUTION OF THE KING—PARIS UNDER THE FIRST REPUBLIC—THE TERROR—NAPOLEON—REVOLUTIONARY AND MODERN PARIS
    • CHAPTER XIX HISTORICAL PARIS—THE CITÉ—THE UNIVERSITY QUARTER—THE VILLE—THE LOUVRE—THE PLACE DE LA CONCORDE—THE BOULEVARDS
    • CHAPTER XX THE COMÉDIE FRANÇAISE—THE OPÉRA—SOME FAMOUS CAFÉS—CONCLUSION
    • INDEX
    • FOOTNOTES:
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