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Paris, the City Unfolded

Mushirul Hasan

in Exploring the West

Published in print August 2009 | ISBN: 9780198063117
Published online October 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199080199 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063117.003.0041
Paris, the City Unfolded

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The author resolves to return to India and describes his proposed route, his departure from London, and disappointment with Dover. He also presents an account of his journey to Paris and comments on its public buildings, hot and cold baths, mode of washing cloths, coffee-houses, French cookery, houses, lodging houses, lighting of the streets at night, boulevards, Palais Royal, manufacture of china, Louvre, public gardens, Phantasmagoria, opera, and playhouses.

Keywords: Paris; public buildings; coffee-houses; French cookery; lodging houses; boulevards; Palais Royal; Louvre; public gardens; opera

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