Backstage at the Revolution: How the Royal Paris Opera Survived the End of the Old Regime
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BeschreibungOn July 14, 1789, a crowd of angry French citizens en route to Bastille broke into the Paris Opera and helped themselves to any sturdy weapons they could find. This title tells the story of how this legendary opera house, despite being a lightning rod for charges of tyranny and waste, weathered the dramatic political upheaval in European history.
PortraitVictoria Johnson is assistant professor of organizational studies at the University of Michigan.
Pressestimmen"Victoria Johnson's interdisciplinary study is a major contribution to our understanding of the history of the Paris Opera. Her deep exploration of the archives along with the clarity of her prose makes this an enlightening and entertaining book sure to find a diverse audience." - William Weber, author of Music and the Middle Class"
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UNIV OF CHICAGO PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Februar 2009
Seitenanzahl: 281 Seiten