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LA BASTILLE, OU "L'ENFER DES VIVANTS": A TRAVERS LES ARCHIVES DE LA BASTILLE (The Bastille, or "Hell of the Living": Through the Archives of the Bastille). Ed. by Elise Dutray-Lecoin and Danielle Muzerelle. Bibliotheque de l'Arsenal, Paris, 2010. Organized and published by Bibliotheque nationale de France, Paris. 208 pp. with 151 ills. (145 col.). 26 x 22 cm. ISBN 9782717724677 In French.
Documenting an exhibition that closely examined the history and significance of the infamous French prison through some 230 letters, documents, books, prints, drawings, paintings and assorted historical artifacts, this scholarly catalogue considers the Bastille's architectural history, the judicial system of the Ancien Regime, some of the Bastille's more famous prisoners and their crimes, and the Bastille's legacy since its destruction following the July 14th uprising in 1789.
Indexing: Western, Europe — France — 1600-1800 — Several Media
Plans: 75,69
Worldwide Number: 075017
Hardcover $65.00    

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