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Title:
Shanghai
Author:
Lan, Peijin.
Edition:
Di 1 ban.
Publication Information:
Beijing : Wai wen chu ban she, 1999.
Physical Description:
71 pages : color illustrations ; 18 cm
Language:
Chinese
ISBN:
9787119022215
Format :
Book

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Central Library DS796.S243 S53 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks
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Summary

As you immerse yourself in the untold stories and atmospheric photographs of old and new Shanghai, you will come to understand and appreciate this unique city. Let author Chen Danyan be your guide as she takes you on a fascinating tour: Visit an old Western-style house on the Huaihai Road in the former French Concession. Travel along the historic Bund and glimpse the old and new buildings on the waterfront. Shop the secondhand shops for old watches and clocks or perhaps a small box of dining knives. Stop for a break in one of the many different kinds of restaurants, coffeehouses, or pubs. Your journey will be memorable. You will witness the history of age-old Chinese tradition while discovering the tantalizing contemporary spirit that is the essence of Shanghai. Book jacket.


Table of Contents

Introductionp. 7
The Smell of Opium and the Seap. 15
Nostalgiap. 93
Miss Shanghaip. 183
Aspirations of the Cityp. 207

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