Tales of Old Shanghai PDF ePub eBook

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Tales of Old Shanghai free pdf 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. Evoking different eras, this record also contains vintage advertisements, excerpts from travel guides, flyers handed out to ex-pats highlighting Shanghai's international atmosphere, and often hilarious firsthand accounts from those who had the opportunity to live in or pass through this bustling trade port. The scrapbook format allows readers to either read from the start or flip through to any page to learn of the extraordinary layers and depth of the old-world city.

About Graham Earnshaw

Graham Earnshaw has a varied background, including a career as a journalist during which he served as Beijing bureau chief for both Reuters and the London Daily Telegraph, and Reuters editor for Asia. He has written a number of books, including a China travel guide, the translation of a Chinese kung fu novel, published in 2004 by Oxford University Press. He has lived mostly in Shanghai since 1995 and believes that the future of the world is being created in two places -- the Internet and China. He lives happily at the intersection of the two.

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Author : Graham Earnshaw
Publisher : China Economic Review Publishing
Data Published : 05 April 2012
ISBN : 9881762111
EAN : 9789881762115
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 150 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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