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Paris After The Liberation

Paris After The Liberation Antony Beevor
Pub date 31st August 1994
Original publisher Doubleday (UK)
International publishers Lindhardt & Ringhof (Denmark),  Siltala (Finland), Plon (France), Hakusui-Sha (Japan), Ambo Anthos (Netherlands), Cappelen Damm (Norway), Znak (Poland), Bertrand (Portugal), Critica (Spain), Historiska Media (Sweden)
Publisher (UK) Hamilton

In this brilliant synthesis of social, political, and cultural history, Antony Beevor and Artemis Cooper present a vivid and compelling portrayal of the City of Lights after its liberation. Paris became the diplomatic battleground in the opening stages of the Cold War. Against this volatile political backdrop, every aspect of life is portrayed: scores were settled in a rough and uneven justice, black marketers grew rich on the misery of the population, and a growing number of intellectual luminaries and artists including Hemingway, Beckett, Camus, Sartre, de Beauvoir, Cocteau, and Picasso contributed new ideas and a renewed vitality to this extraordinary moment in time.

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