Shanghai: collision point of cultures, 1918-1939

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Crown, 1990 - History - 371 pages
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Traces the history of the Chinese city of Shanghai between the two world wars, examining the rich social, political, and cultural complexities of the city during the period.

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User Review  - datrappert - LibraryThing

Sergeant's books is well researched and presents a compelling picture of Shanghai between the wars, most notably in its portrayal of the notorious Green Gang, which had a pretty close relationship with the ruling KMT. Read full review

SHANGHAI: : Collision Point of Cultures 1918/1939

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Sparkling history of modern Shanghai, short on depth and novelty but alive with the fractious spirit of one of the world's most eclectic cities. Between 1842 and 1937, a combination of cultural ... Read full review

Contents

The White Russians
30
The Order of the Brilliant Jade
68
The British
95
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