The Old Shanghai A-Z by Paul French

By Paul French

This richly anecdotal advisor to each highway in Shanghai information many landmarks and tales linked to its top recognized avenues. A definitive index to the road names of Shanghai, a few of that have disappeared or been got rid of, permits historians, researchers, travelers and the simply simple curious to navigate town in its pre-1949 incarnation, in the course of the former overseas cost, French Concession, and exterior Roads region with a close map and alphabetical access for each highway. The booklet is lavishly illustrated with outdated ads, photos and postcards of the streets and companies, the bars and nightclubs, the folks and characters of outdated Shanghai bringing alive town in its prior heyday because the Pearl of the Orient. The previous Shanghai A-Z should still develop into the traditional reference paintings in addition to being an easy-to-use consultant for researchers and viewers trying to recapture the glamour and specialty of outdated Shanghai.

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