Shanghai: A Brief History (Enhanced Version)
This book is available for download with iBooks on your Mac or iOS device, and with iTunes on your computer. Books can be read with iBooks on your Mac or iOS device.
"Shanghai: A Brief History" presents a comprehensive look at the city’s transformation from a small trade town to a world economic center. This compact digital compendium helps you track the diverse forces that shaped the city as we know it. You’ll explore the exciting history behind the city’s major cultural, economic, and architectural mainstays.
You’ll also gain valuable insight into groundbreaking Shanghai events and major figures down through history, including:
- Construction of “The Endless City”
- The Speeding Train Effect
- Human Rights Milestones
- Economic Boom
- China and The West
...and more. Stunning photos coupled with rarely-seen historical video footage provide added dimension throughout this Brief History.