The Tallest Tower:

Eiffel and the Belle Epoque

by Joseph Harriss ’58 (Unlimited Publishing LLC)


A revised and updated issue of this critically acclaimed history of the Eiffel Tower and its designer. Abundant photographs and illustrations complement the text, which includes a discussion of security concerns.

When the book was first published, the Library Journal called it “a well-organized, exceptionally readable book; entertaining, informative, and highly recommended.”

The author lives in Paris and has written for various publications, including Time magazine, Reader’s Digest, Smithsonian magazine and The New Republic.

(December 2004)