A Walkers' Guide to Old Western Landmarks in Shanghai
- About the Book
Shanghai’s Western influences date over a hundred years, since it was made an international port after the 1842 Treaty of Nanjing. Throughout the late 19th century and early 20th century, the construction never stopped in Shanghai, making it the most glamorous and trendsetting international city of neoclassical and art deco architecture. This book highlights the most famous and noteworthy Western landmark buildings in Shanghai to explore on foot. With maps, photographs, and detailed background information on each landmark, this book will be an indispensable guide to understanding the history and intricacies of this fascinating city.