Beijing and Shanghai by Peter Hibbard
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Beijing and Shanghai
By Peter Hibbard

Beijing and Shanghai

China's Hottest Cities 3rd edition

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Beijing and Shanghai by Peter Hibbard

Book Description

China's drive into the 21st century has been fuelled by the relationship - and competition - between Beijing, considered by some observers to be the capital of capitals in China, and Shanghai, the nation's economic growth engine. The political and cultural history of China, since 1850, has in many ways been shaped by Beijing's exercise of policy over what was once a small shipping port and fishing centre. In little more than a century, Shanghai has cast off these nets and is rising to be the region's leading economic metropolis, a position it seems determined to hold, this time with Beijing's blessing. Beijing's majesty, well reflected in its cultural gems - the Forbidden City, The Temple of Heaven and the Ming Tombs - remains unfettered by the country's economic development. Observers and travellers alike will delight in seeing each city play out its colourful and dramatic role with the blessings of heaven and earth.Travellers to China must at some point visit both these dynamic cities. This vibrant third edition of "Beijing & Shanghai" brings readers up-to-date on what's hot and what's cool in China's twin cities. Combining the latest information about restoration, entertainment, transportation and accommodation with historical writing by acclaimed authors who describe each city's high and low moments, "Beijing & Shanghai" is the sophisticated guide to urban China that travellers have always wanted.This book is the third edition. It describes what's new and of note in the dynamic yin-yang cities. It provides a historical overview and practical information for the traveller. It covers Suzhou, Hangzhou & the Water Towns. It includes a select list of Internet websites that covers both cities. It provides literary excerpts. It is recommended reading.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9789622177970
ISBN-10: 9622177972
Format: Paperback
(203mm x 152mm x 33mm)
Pages: 600
Imprint: Odyssey Publications,Hong Kong
Publisher: Odyssey Publications,Hong Kong
Publish Date: 1-Jul-2012
Country of Publication: Hong Kong

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Author Biography - Peter Hibbard

Peter Hibbard hails from England and has been professionally involved with China travel since 1985. Peter has travelled overland to every province and region of China and is the pre-eminent authority on the country's history of travel and tourism. He lives in Shanghai. Paul Mooney, an American freelance journalist, has 28 years' experience working in Asia. Paul moved to Beijing in 1994, beginning a decade of reporting from around the country for leading publications, such as Newsweek, Asiaweek, the Far Eastern Economic Review and the South China Morning Post. He lives in Beijing.

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