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Tales of Old Shanghai: The Glorious Past of China's Greatest City

Tales of Old Shanghai: The Glorious Past of China's Greatest City

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Nota: 3 de 5 estrelas3/5 (4 avaliações)
Duração: 231 páginas1 hora

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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.

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Tales of Old Shanghai: The Glorious Past of China's Greatest City

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Dados do livro

Tales of Old Shanghai: The Glorious Past of China's Greatest City

Notas:
Nota: 3 de 5 estrelas3/5 (4 avaliações)
Duração: 231 páginas1 hora

Descrição

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.

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