The French Riviera: A Cultural History

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We all have our image of the French Riviera: the azure blue of the sea and the swimming pools; the dark green of the pines and the swaying palms; the yachts and the sports cars on the Corniche roads; the hovering croupiers raking in the chips in the Monte Carlo casino. And all these are true. But there is another Riviera. Above Monaco towers a ruined reminder of Roman power, the Emperor Augustus Trophy of the Alps. Monuments to Napoleon and Maginot Line forts testify to turbulent times, while statues and gravestones recall ...

The French Riviera: A Cultural History 2010, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195398748

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The French Riviera: A Cultural History 2010, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195398731

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The French Riviera: A Cultural History 2009, Signal Books Ltd, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9781904955580

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