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Author: Niv Horesh
Publisher: Eastbourne, East Sussex, England : Sussex Academic Press, 2014. ©2014
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This book sets out to explain how Shanghai emerged from relative obscurity in 1842 to become one of the world's best-known finance and industry hubs. As China's largest city, Shanghai today plays a central economic role, much as it did in the 1920s. The author provides a concise diachronic survey of the economic history of modern Shanghai, setting out how the city's urban infrastructure, municipal institutions,  Read more...
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Horesh, Niv.
Shanghai, past and present : a concise socio-economic history, 1842-2012.
Eastbourne, East Sussex, England : Sussex Academic Press, ©2014
viii, 128 pages
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Niv Horesh
ISBN: 9781782841395 1782841393 9781782841418 1782841415
OCLC Number: 874178531
Description: 1 online resource (140 pages)
Contents: Introduction : the Shanghai experience, 1842-2009 --
Mystique, answers and unanswered questions --
The early rise of a treaty-port, 1840s-1860 --
Past glory, present hopes --
Re-examining public debt in Republican China, 1912-1937 --
Epilogue : no longer in the shadow of Hong Kong.
Responsibility: Niv Horesh.

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This book sets out to explain how Shanghai emerged from relative obscurity in 1842 to become one of the world's best-known finance and industry hubs. As China's largest city, Shanghai today plays a central economic role, much as it did in the 1920s. The author provides a concise diachronic survey of the economic history of modern Shanghai, setting out how the city's urban infrastructure, municipal institutions, consumer culture, and industry have shaped, and have been shaped by, this economic power house. The work tackles a range of themes inclu.

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