Shanghai City Guide 1st Edition
Wang Ronghua
ISBN-13: 9789812438072 | ISBN-10: 9812438076
© 2008 | Published |  0  Pages

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This is not merely a tourist guide about Shanghai, but rather a pocket encyclopedia which all “new Shanghainese” will find helpful. It contains abundant information on all aspects of economic and social activity in the city. It aims to present a full picture of Shanghai by describing in detail the city’s superior geographical location, its commercial development, its superb investment environment, its coherent yet diverse society of immigrants, its fl exible and vital culture, and its upbeat spirit as a city.

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  • Foreword
    1. Ecology and Historical Evolution
    2. Business and Investment
    3. Cultural Development and Exchanges
    4. A Pluralistic Society
    5. Life in Shanghai

    • "This is a unique book on Shanghai. Based on academic achievements made thus far, the book at the past and present of Shanghai through vivid, accurate accounts. It traces the origin of Shanghai, the evolution of foreign settlements, and the development of Pudong. It also probes the demographic diversity and cultural particularities of the city. It is indeed a key to understanding Shanghai today and an excellent guide for travelers setting their eyes on China."- - Xiong Yuezhi, Director and Research Fellow of Institute of History, Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences, Adjunct Professor of History, Fudan University

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    • WANG Ronghua is president of the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences and vice chairman of the Shanghai Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference. He was a delegate at the 15th and 16th CPC National Congresses.