Lec_2--Old Regime Paris

Lec_2--Old Regime Paris - History 378 The Character of...

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History 378 The Character of Pre-Industrial Cities: Old Regime Paris
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Old Regime Paris Key Terms: Palais-Royal Versailles Artisan Guilds Les Halles Divine Right Absolutism Tax Farmers’ Wall Estates General Key Topics: I. Baroque Urbanism II. The Spectacle of Paris III. Urban Hygiene and Everyday Life in the Early Modern City
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From Lecture I: Early Modern Urban Growth, 1500-1800: Port Cities (Amsterdam) Linked to Shift from Mediterranean to Atlantic Economy Amsterdam and the Dutch Golden Age: Religious Tolerance and Commercial Success
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Early Modern Urban Growth: Political Capitals (Paris): Linked to State Centralization and Rise of Absolutism Cities become “parasites” on the countryside—vulnerable to food riots and problems of control
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Early Modern Cities: Paris Still “Medieval” Unplanned growth and narrow, unpaved streets Division of Paris into 3 quadrants: administration and commerce (Ville), religion/old center (Cité), Université (University of Paris and Latin Quarter)
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Les Halles: Central Marketplace (Stomach of the City) Demolished 1969
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