The Old Shanghai A-Z, 1st Edition

  • Paul French
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  • ISBN-10: 9882208053
  • ISBN-13: 9789882208056
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 252 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released August 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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The book is lavishly illustrated with old advertising, images and postcards of the streets and businesses, the bars and nightclubs, the people and characters of old Shanghai bringing alive the city in its previous heyday as the Pearl of the Orient. The Old Shanghai A-Z should become the standard reference work as well as being an easy-to-use guide for researchers and visitors looking to recapture the glamour and uniqueness of old Shanghai.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Copyright Page.
Title Page.
1: How to Use this Book.
2: Road Names Index—Past to Present.
3: Road Names Index—Present to Past.
4: The Flag and Seal of The Shanghai Municipality.
5: Road Names as History and Politics.
6: The Boundaries.
7: Building Shanghai’s Roads.
8: The Name Changing Begins.
9: The International Settlement.
10: The French Concession.
11: The External Roads Area.
Useful Contemporary Guidebooks.
Suggested Further Reading on Old Shanghai.
Acknowledgments and Credits.
The Author.