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Parisian Accents

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In the rapidly changing French capital, three big new parks are expanding the edges.

By Daniel Elsea

Paris “is still a crucible, still a focal point.” These are words written by Henri Lefebvre, the philosopher and sociologist best known for his insights regarding urban development, power, and the organization of space in cities. He wrote these words in his seminal work The Production of Space as the dust was still settling from the trauma of the 1968 revolts that rocked the city. Continue reading Parisian Accents