In Search of Old Shanghai

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Joint Publishing (Hong Kong) Co Ltd
Anecdotes, Shanghai (China), Hi
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL9159775M
ISBN 109620401956
ISBN 139789620401954

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Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: A popular history of Shanghai, focusing in particular on its golden age in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, this book traces the complex texture of Chinese and foreign life from Shanghai's days as a market town.

Wei tells the story of gangsters, traders, and bankers, as well as the artists, political activists, missionaries, and armies of laborers who made Shanghai one of the 4/5(1).

Top 10 books about Old Shanghai From JG Ballard to Eileen Chang, these books capture some of the extraordinary spirit of a truly international city between the wars Paul French.

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His books include Carl Crow — A Tough Old China Hand and Through the Looking Glass: China's Foreign Journalists from Opium War to Mao. "Shanghai is one of the greatest cities in the world to walk, wander, and wonder. In this book, Paul French brings the streets of the old city to life.3/5(1).

This richly anecdotal guide to every street in Shanghai details many landmarks and stories associated with its best known avenues. A definitive index to the street names of Shanghai, some of which have disappeared or been removed, allows historians, researchers, tourists and the just plain curious to navigate the city in its pre incarnation, through the former Interna/5(6).

Paris has a world famous four kilometers of old book stalls beside the River Senine. Shanghai has a famous second-hand book market, too, but you'll only find it when you enter the city center's sole Confucius temple.

The Confucius Temple — or Wenmiao in Chinese — where the book market is held every week is an ancient architectural complex. Tess Johnston is a co-founder of Historic Shanghai, who, with her co-author Deke Erh, pioneered research into the western presence in old Shanghai.

She is the author of over 25 books, including 15 on Western architecture and the expatriate experience in old China. Your new book City of Devils immerses us in the good, bad and ugly of s Shanghai, a city you lived in for twenty years and have written about extensively.

What is the nature of your obsession with Shanghai and its history. Shanghai is not just another Chinese city, historically. It is a completely unique city in the world, in that it was, for a nearly a hundred years from –, an. Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Best Books of the Month of o results for Books: "Shanghai" Best Champions Day: The End of Old Shanghai.

by James Carter | out of 5 stars Hardcover $ $ 43 $ $   The book covers sixty five years of the city's history, from untilfrom the imperial era until the early years of Communist rule. The main character whose lif Since I can remember I always thought of Shanghai in the first half of the 20th Century as a fascinating place/5(2).

In Search of Old Shanghai 作者: Pan Ling 出版社: Joint Publishing (Hong Kong) Co Ltd 出版年: 页数: 装帧: Paperback ISBN: 豆瓣评分. Shanghai was once the center of the book industry in China.

Statistics show that there were over bookshops of various sizes in the city innot including. An excellent slim little book about old Shanghai.

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Not comprehensive by any means, as Graham Earnshaw readily admits, this collection of newspaper clippings and book excerpts seeks to give the reader an array of slices of what it was like in Shanghai from the late s to the end of classic SH during the the Pacific War era/5(4).

Tales of old Shanghai. Ma ; Books; 0 Comments; I put together the basics of this book in the late s and it was published by Earnshaw Books in The concept, a pot-pourri of words and images which bring to life the history of a city without any or much in the way of commentary, has since been extended to half a dozen other.

Paul French has long been one of the known writer and researcher on today’s China. Besides his business writing and advisory, he is clearly fascinated by Old Shanghai and the Republican period, having published several books on the topic including Carl Crow’s biography “A tough old China hand”.

His blog has numerous followers, he is also a regular speaker of the. Old Shanghai fans, take note: We love the tearsheets from Shanghai’s Shopping News that are interspersed throughout the book, giving another dimension to the flavor of old Shanghai.

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Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. Graham Earnshaw The old Shanghai was a rich and cosmopolitan mixture of East and West that exuded luxury, style and excitement.

Yet, at the same time, it was ridden with an underworld full of opium dens and brothels that earned the city its eponymous nickname “Whore of the Orient.” Collecting together all the juicy tidbits. In May, the Historic Shanghai Book Club read City of Devils: A Shanghai Noir, so ahead of our talk, we sat down with author Paul French to find out more about interwar underworld Shanghai, rumor and gossip, old Shanghai's soundscape, and lots more.

§In Search of Old Shanghai, Lynn Pan/Pan Ling. A rundown on who was who and what was what back in the bad-old days. At pages, it’s an easy read and an excellent intro to the city’s murky past.

§Shanghai: Crucible of Modern China, Betty Peh-T’i Wei. This is. People's Liberation Army (PLA) entering Shanghai on horseback. Political Propaganda: Communist Army vs. Kuomintang Army: A homeless person eating. A homeless person showing his calligraphy on Shanghai street.

Bird's Market. A magazine stand. Cartoon book rental. Old. Old Shanghai. Hong Kong ; New York: Oxford University Press, (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors /.

The “Jews in Shanghai” episode opens with Su Fei shown reading one of Pan’s early books (In Search of Old Shanghai) and Robert Fan’s life and contributions to the city’s built environment are discussed in Pan’s latest publication (Shanghai Style).

This book captures the splendor of Frenchtown architecture with its splendid houses, interiors and social clubs. Furthermore, the authors do an excellent job of telling interesting tidbits about life and its inhabitants. If you are interested in architecture or just about Shanghai, this book is a must.

It captures the flavor of a bygone era. This book is a collection of fiction stories portraying Shanghai Girls. As Shanghai Girls follows the fictional lives of sisters Pearl and May throughout the early-to-midth century. After starting in war-torn Shanghai, the girls Immigrated to America, where they must be adjusting to.

The old Shanghai was a rich and cosmopolitan mixture of East and West and this engaging book offers a glimpse into that world through an assortment of photographs, newspaper clippings, cartoons, stamps, and other collectibles.

Shanghai book store is huge with a large collection of Chinese books for all levels. The place is very big and has 7 floors filled with different type of books properly categorized.

It was not crowded when we were there on Wednesday and hence, the place is quiet. You can also enjoy a cuppa at the Starbucks located on the second floor.4/ TripAdvisor reviews.

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