The Old Shanghai A-Z

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A unique and a definitive guide to every street in Shanghai and its former allowing historians, researchers, tourists and the just plain curious to navigate the city in its pre-1949 incarnation. This A-Z includes the former International Settlement, French Concession, External Roads area with an extensive index, detailed map and alphabetical entry for every road.

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Overview

A unique and a definitive guide to every street in Shanghai and its former allowing historians, researchers, tourists and the just plain curious to navigate the city in its pre-1949 incarnation. This A-Z includes the former International Settlement, French Concession, External Roads area with an extensive index, detailed map and alphabetical entry for every road.

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"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. Simply put, there is nothing on the market to compete with this book. Readers can get an instant historical reference to wherever they find themselves in 'Old Shanghai'." -- Peter Hibbard, author of The Bund Shanghai

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789888028894
  • Publisher: Hong Kong University Press
  • Publication date: 11/30/2010
  • Pages: 252
  • Sales rank: 718,821
  • Product dimensions: 5.81 (w) x 7.99 (h) x 0.67 (d)

Meet the Author

Paul French is an analyst and writer who has worked in Shanghai for many years. His books include Ca rl Crow -- A Tough Old China Hand and Through the Looking Glass: China's Foreign Journalists from Opium War to Mao.

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