Beijing & Shanghai: China's Hottest Cities

Beijing & Shanghai: China's Hottest Cities

by Peter Hibbard, Paul Mooney
     
 

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China’s drive into the 21st century has been fueled by the relationship—and competition—between Beijing, considered by some observers to be the capital of capitals in China, and Shanghai, the nation’s economic growth engine. This vibrant third edition of

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China’s drive into the 21st century has been fueled by the relationship—and competition—between Beijing, considered by some observers to be the capital of capitals in China, and Shanghai, the nation’s economic growth engine. This vibrant third edition of

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Silk Road
“What makes this book so worth reading are the many special topics, literary excerpts, and archive pictures and illustrations sprinkled throughout, which...present as full and comprehensive an understanding of China’s urban powerhouses as you’ll find anywhere in print. (Silk Road magazine)”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789622177970
Publisher:
Airphoto International Ltd.
Publication date:
08/01/2013
Series:
Odyssey Illustrated Guides Series
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
624
Sales rank:
1,235,994
Product dimensions:
7.96(w) x 5.54(h) x 1.32(d)

Meet the Author

Peter Hibbard MBE, historian, heritage consultant, author and travel professional, strives to foster an awareness, understanding and appreciation of Shanghai’s unique historical inheritance through his activities. He lives in Shanghai.

Paul Mooney has 33 years' experience studying and working as a journalist in Asia. He moved to Beijing in 1994, beginning a career of reporting from around the country for leading publications such as Newsweek, Asian Wall Street Journal, The Daily Beast and The South China Morning Post. He lives in Beijing.

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