TITLE

THE FOUNDATION OF WESTERN SHANGHAI (PART TWO)

AUTHOR(S)
Spigelman, J. J.
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
Quadrant Magazine;Sep2007, Vol. 51 Issue 9, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article details the history West's influence on Shanghai, China. It explains that the repeal of the British Navigation Acts on January 1, 1850 laid the foundation for the growth and flourishing of trade between Europe, U.S. and China. The appetite of Europeans for teas made Shanghai a natural center of commerce. It says that American ships and sailors were better and more daring than their European, chiefly British, counterparts. Overtime, Western style architecture rose in Shanghai until the advent of the Opium War with Great Britain.
ACCESSION #
26604856

 

Related Articles

  • THE FOUNDATION OF WESTERN SHANGHAI (PART ONE). Spigelman, J. J. // Quadrant Magazine;Jul/Aug2007, Vol. 51 Issue 7/8, p68 

    The article discusses the foundation of Western Shanghai, China. On November 17, 1843, the first British consul Captain George Balfour declared Shanghai open to British trade. The pre-war trade through Guangzhou, China shifted to Shanghai, which is near the production hub. Although Shanghai had...

  • sidetrip.  // Global Cosmetic Industry;Dec2007, Vol. 175 Issue 12, p36 

    The article features Shanghai, China. It relates that Shanghai's transformation into the city is known in the public in the 19th century because of its strategic position at the mouth of the Yangtze River. In addition, its location is an ideal place for trade with the Western countries and...

  • Labyrinth of chances. Rayns, Tony // Sight & Sound;Jul2001, Vol. 11 Issue 7, p30 

    Presents information on the film industry in Shanghai, China in the 1930s. Historical background on the city; Description of the Shanghai society in the 1930s; Effects of the political, economic and cultural conditions of the city on its film industry; Information on the respective careers of...

  • ONCE UPON A TIME IN SHANGHAI. Brook, Daniel // Foreign Policy;Sep/Oct2012, Issue 195, p74 

    The article presents a history of the city of Shanghai, China, examining ways in which the foreign influences of Western countries in the early 20th century development of the city is similar to Chinese plans for its 21st century existence. Particular focus is given to the status of Shanghai as...

  • Family Research in Shanghai. Cleveland-Peck, Patricia // History Today;Mar2008, Vol. 58 Issue 3, p7 

    Shanghai is an unusual city, one where non-Chinese nationals exerted a disproportionate influence on the city's development. This came about through commerce when, from the middle of the nineteenth century, British, French, American and German firms were given the right to reside and trade. As...

  • eReviews: China. Connolly, Bruce; Golderman, Gail // Library Journal;10/15/2014, Vol. 139 Issue 17, p123 

    The article evaluates a digital collection titled "Policing the Shanghai International Settlement, 1894–1945" as part of publisher Gale Cengage's online resource Archives Unbound, located at gdc.gale.com.

  • The Marshmallow Museum: Holocaust Lite. Lustig Marcus, Lotte // Points East;Nov2015, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p1 

    The article focuses on history of Jewish refugees in Shanghai, China including Chinese diplomat Feng Shan Ho helping immigrants to get visa and Shanghai Jewish Refugee Museum which received money from government of Hongkou District, Shanghai and several books on history of Shanghai.

  • Shanghai (Book). Burruel, Lydia; Fletcher, Janet; Fialkoff, Francine; Schwarzer, Anneliese; Sutton, Judith; Cameron, Janet // Library Journal;6/1/1985, Vol. 110 Issue 10, p145 

    Reviews the book 'Shanghai,' by Christopher New.

  • The Fall of Shanghai (Book Review). Farish, Terry // Library Journal;11/1/1979, Vol. 104 Issue 19, p2344 

    Reviews the book 'The Fall of Shanghai: The Splendor and Squalor of the Imperial City of Trade, and the 1949 Revolution That Swept an Era Away,' by Noel Barber.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics