The Resource Paris in the twentieth century, Jules Verne ; translated by Richard Howard ; introduction by Eugen Weber

Paris in the twentieth century, Jules Verne ; translated by Richard Howard ; introduction by Eugen Weber

Label
Paris in the twentieth century
Title
Paris in the twentieth century
Statement of responsibility
Jules Verne ; translated by Richard Howard ; introduction by Eugen Weber
Title variation
Paris in the 20th century
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
A futuristic novel, written in the 1860s, describing the Paris of the 1960s, a city of cars, computers, even fax machines. The rulers are corporations, technology is god and people are expected to accept material profit as the reason for living. The novel was rejected by the publisher of the day as unrealistic
Member of
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DLC
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1828-1905
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Verne, Jules
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PQ2469.P27
LC item number
E5 1996
Literary form
novels
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  • 1929-
  • 1925-2007
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  • Howard, Richard
  • Weber, Eugen
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  • Paris (France)
  • Twentieth century
  • Technological innovations
Label
Paris in the twentieth century, Jules Verne ; translated by Richard Howard ; introduction by Eugen Weber
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/description/random0412/95031750.html
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
Ch. I. The Academic Credit Union -- Ch. II. A Panorama of the Streets of Paris -- Ch. III. An Eminently Practical Family -- Ch. IV. Concerning Some Nineteenth-Century Authors, and the Difficulty of Obtaining Them -- Ch. V. Which Treats of Calculating Machines and Self-protecting Safes -- Ch. VI. In Which Quinsonnas Appears on the Ledger's Summit -- Ch. VII. Three Drones -- Ch. VIII. Which Concerns Music, Ancient and Modern, and the Practical Utilization of Certain Instruments -- Ch. IX. A Visit to Uncle Huguenin -- Ch. X. Grand Review of French Authors Conducted by Uncle Huguenin, Sunday, April 15, 1961 -- Ch. XI. A Stroll to the Port de Grenelle -- Ch. XII. Quinsonnas's Opinions on Women -- Ch. XIII. Concerning the Ease with Which an Artist Can Starve to Death in the Twentieth Century -- Ch. XIV. Le Grand Entrepot Dramatique -- Ch. XV. Poverty -- Ch. XVI. The Demon of Electricity -- Ch. XVII. Et in Pulverem Reverteris
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
1st. U.S. ed.
Extent
xxvii, 222 p.
Isbn
9780679444343
Lccn
95031750
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 1209659-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)1209659
  • (Sirsi) o32854161
  • (OCoLC)32854161
Label
Paris in the twentieth century, Jules Verne ; translated by Richard Howard ; introduction by Eugen Weber
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/description/random0412/95031750.html
Publication
Contents
Ch. I. The Academic Credit Union -- Ch. II. A Panorama of the Streets of Paris -- Ch. III. An Eminently Practical Family -- Ch. IV. Concerning Some Nineteenth-Century Authors, and the Difficulty of Obtaining Them -- Ch. V. Which Treats of Calculating Machines and Self-protecting Safes -- Ch. VI. In Which Quinsonnas Appears on the Ledger's Summit -- Ch. VII. Three Drones -- Ch. VIII. Which Concerns Music, Ancient and Modern, and the Practical Utilization of Certain Instruments -- Ch. IX. A Visit to Uncle Huguenin -- Ch. X. Grand Review of French Authors Conducted by Uncle Huguenin, Sunday, April 15, 1961 -- Ch. XI. A Stroll to the Port de Grenelle -- Ch. XII. Quinsonnas's Opinions on Women -- Ch. XIII. Concerning the Ease with Which an Artist Can Starve to Death in the Twentieth Century -- Ch. XIV. Le Grand Entrepot Dramatique -- Ch. XV. Poverty -- Ch. XVI. The Demon of Electricity -- Ch. XVII. Et in Pulverem Reverteris
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
1st. U.S. ed.
Extent
xxvii, 222 p.
Isbn
9780679444343
Lccn
95031750
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 1209659-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)1209659
  • (Sirsi) o32854161
  • (OCoLC)32854161

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