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Shanghai

Author: Felice Aarons; Shannon Kelly
Publisher: New York ; London : Fodor's, 2007.
Series: Fodor's travel publications, 1934-5526
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Shanghai, the most notorious of Chinese cities, was once called the Paris of the East. A more apt name today would be Powerhouse of Asia. Commerce has always defined this port city, from the mid-1800s when it was still a small fishing village, through the 1920s when it was a hub of vice and indulgence, to today as it emerges arguably the most prominent business center on the continent. A true contemporary  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Guidebooks
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Felice Aarons; Shannon Kelly
ISBN: 9781400017454 1400017459
OCLC Number: 85691327
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 287 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Fodor's travel publications, 1934-5526
Other Titles: Fodor's Shanghai
Responsibility: [editor, Felice Aarons, Shannon Kelly].

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