From Paris to Pompeii–Now Available

From Paris to Pompeii: French Romanticism and the Cultural Politics of Archaeology

Göran Blix

320 pages | 6 x 9 | 16 illus.

Cloth 2008 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4136-5 | $59.95 | £39.00

From Paris to PompeiiThrough the iconic example of Pompeii, and the spell this city cast on the early nineteen-century French Romantic imagination, From Paris to Pompeii shows how an archaeological gaze arose in response to a secular anxiety of memory loss and helped define our modern relationship to history.

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