Old Shanghai Clubs and Associations: A Directory of the Rich Life of Foreigners in Shanghai from the 1840s to the 1950s (Mixed media product)

Old Shanghai Clubs and Associations: A Directory of the Rich Life of Foreigners in Shanghai from the 1840s to the 1950s By Nenad Djordjevic Cover Image
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Filled with details on the diverse foreign city of old Shanghai, this unique work paints a portrait of old Shanghai’s social life from the 1840s and beyond, With information on more than 2,000 foreign and Chinese clubs, societies, and associations—in addition to their members—this remarkable resource offers insight into a vitally important and much-neglected part of China's modern history. A CD-ROM with additional materials is also included.

About the Author


Nenad Djordjevic is the honorary vice president of the Royal Asiatic Society China in Shanghai and the editor of Sapajou: The Collected Works, Vol. I.

Praise For…


"To the casual reader, the author paints an extraordinary portrait of old Shanghai's social life with clubs catering to all sorts of foreign nationals."  —Zhong Dongya, Beijing Today


Product Details
ISBN: 9789881762191
ISBN-10: 9881762197
Publisher: Earnshaw Books
Publication Date: August 1st, 2010
Pages: 340
Language: English