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French, Paul 1966-

Overview
Works: 26 works in 108 publications in 2 languages and 6,404 library holdings
Genres: History  Case studies  Biography  Diaries 
Roles: Author of introduction
Classifications: HV6535.C43, 364.1523092
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Paul French
Midnight in Peking : how the murder of a young Englishwoman haunted the last days of old China by Paul French ( Book )
18 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Historian and China expert Paul French uncovers the truth behind the notorious unsolved 1937 murder of Pamela Werner, and offers a rare glimpse of the last days of colonial Peking
Through the looking glass China's foreign journalists from Opium Wars to Mao by Paul French ( )
7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The convulsive history of foreign journalists in China starts with newspapers printed in the European factories of Canton in the 1820s. It also starts with a duel between two editors over the future of China and ends with a fistfight in Shanghai over the revolution. This book tells the story of China's foreign journalists
The old Shanghai A-Z by Paul French ( )
6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Provides an anecdotal guide to every street in Shanghai, detailing many landmarks and stories associated with its best-known avenues
North Korea : the paranoid peninsula--a modern history by Paul French ( Book )
19 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This accessible, up-to-date and comprehensive introduction to North Korea provides as overview of the politics, economics and history of the DPRK, with particular emphasis on the economic situation since the collapse of the Soviet Union, and Pyongyang's relationship with the US leading up to the current nuclear crisis."--Jacket
400 million customers by Carl Crow ( )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Probably the best selling book on doing in business in China ever - and undoubtedly the best ever written - Carl Crow's 400 Million Customers is both amusing and informed. First published in 1937, 400 Million Customers is the distillation of the experiences of one of the most successful foreign businessmen ever to wash up on the China coast. Crow brilliantly explains the eternal truths about doing business in the Middle Kingdom. Enhanced with a foreword by Carl Crow expert and admirer, Paul French
Carl Crow - a tough old China hand the life, times and adventures of an American in Shanghai ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fat China : how expanding waistlines are changing a nation by Paul French ( Book )
7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An analysis of the growing problem of obesity in China and its relationship to the nation's changing diet, lifestyle trends and healthcare system. -- Book Description
Oil on water : tankers, pirates and the rise of China by Paul French ( Book )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The uninterrupted flow of oil is essential to globalization and increasingly so as manufacturing and markets move Eastwards to Asia. This book looks at the way oil is moved and consumed mixing reportage, examples, and hard-hitting facts
Midnight in Peking : the murder that haunted the last days of old China by Paul French ( Book )
11 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Carl Crow, a tough old China hand : the life, times and adventures of an American in Shanghai by Paul French ( Book )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Carl Crow arrived in Shanghai in 1911 and made the city his home for the next quarter of a century, working there as a journalist, newspaper proprietor, and groundbreaking adman. He also did stints as a hostage negotiator, emergency police sergeant, gentleman farmer, go-between for the American government, and propagandist. In the 1930s Crow wrote a pioneering book - 400 Million Customers - that encouraged a flood of businesses into the China market in an intriguing foreshadowing of today's boom
One billion shoppers : accessing Asiaʼs consuming passions and fast-moving markets- after the meltdown by Paul French ( Book )
3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Xing xiao jin ya zhou : huan ya ge guo xiao fei shi li da jie xi by Paul French ( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in Chinese and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jing li kan Zhongguo : cong ya pian zhan zheng dao Mao Zedong shi dai de zhu hua wai guo ji zhe by Paul French ( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in Chinese and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
I sailed with Chinese pirates by Aleko Lilius ( )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An enthusiastic history of rampant Cantonese piracy in the 1930s, this first-hand account follows globetrotting journalist Aleko E. Lilius as he sets out to infiltrate mysterious pirate gangs. Describing every detail of the reporter's life as he eats, sleeps, and sails with murderous gangs, this recollection chronicles the rapport between Lilius and South China's notorious pirate queen, Lai Choi San. Including the harrowing misdeeds witnessed on Lilius's journey, this record is a sensational, adventurous tale
Midnight in Peking how the murder of a young Englishwoman haunted the last days of old China by Paul French ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Historian and China expert Paul French uncovers the truth behind the notorious murder of Pamela Werner, and offers a rare glimpse of the last days of colonial Peking
The long road back to China : along the Burma Road to China's wartime capital in 1939 by Carl Crow ( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Badlands : more stories from Midnight in Peking by Paul French ( )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Badlands by Paul French ( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The badlands : decadent playground of old Peking by Paul French ( Book )
2 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Badlands, a warren of narrow hutongs in the eastern district of pre-communist Peking, had its heyday in the 1930s. These vignettes of eight non-Chinese residents of the precinct - White Russians, Americans and Europeans - bring the Badlands back to life, providing a short but potent account of a place and a way of life until now forgotten
400 Million Customers by Carl Crow ( )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Audience level: 0.39 (from 0.07 for Xing xiao ... to 0.92 for 400 Millio ...)
Languages
English (98)
Chinese (3)
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