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Shanghai, key to modern China.

Author: Rhoads Murphey
Publisher: Cambridge, Harvard University Press, 1953.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Murphey, Rhoads, 1919-
Shanghai.
Cambridge, Harvard University Press, 1953
(OCoLC)647642886
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rhoads Murphey
OCLC Number: 16740238
Description: xii, 232 pages illustrations, maps 22 cm
Contents: Introductory. --
Politics and population: The political status of the city ; population figures; Shanghai and China. --
Site: The Delt; Building and drainage; The city; Water supply; The Harbor; Relief and climate. --
Location: Shanghai's Hinterland; Sea routes; Rival ports; Raw materials. --
The opening of the city to foreign trade and its early development: Canton and the Treaty Ports; The settlements at Shanghai; Settlement and trade; Struggles with the harbor. --
The political factor. --
Transport routes and trade in the Hinterland: Transport routes; Tea and silk; Other trade goods. --
The trade of the port: Foreign trade since 1850; Shanghai as a transhipment point. --
How the city is fed: Agriculture and transport in the delta; The Shanghai rice market; Local, out-province, and foreign rice; other food commodities; Locql rice surpluses and the future. --
The geography of Shanghai manufacturing: Evaluation of data; The pattern of manufacturing; Market and raw materials; The cost of raw materials; Coal and electric power; factory location; Changes in industrial location. --
Shanghai today and tomorrow.

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