Item Number: 148515
Author: Jones, Colin
Record created on 03/28/18
Description: New York: Basic Books, 2018. 24cm., hardcover, 240pp. illus. published in the UK as "Versailles: Landscape of Power & Pleasure".
Summary: Drawing on a wave of recent research, historian Colin Jones traces the evolution of Versailles as a space of royal politics and aristocratic pleasures, a building of mythic status, and one of the world's great tourist destinations. Accessible and compelling, this book is a must-read for all Francophiles.
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