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Lonely Planet Shanghai (City Travel Guide)
Lonely Planet Shanghai (City Travel Guide)
Lonely Planet Shanghai

Stroll along the stately Bund and gawk at the futuristic neon of Pudong
Escape the skyscrapers into the tree-lined French Concession's hip eateries and vogue boutiques
Haggle with hawkers over a must-have cheongsam (Chinese dress) or handmade yak scarves
Meet some of the 19 million inhabitants through interviews with a boutique owner, and art professor and others

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Chinese characters throughout the book and on many maps makes navigating Shanghai easy
Bonus color chapter on Shanghai's glittering architecture
Expanded coverage of outlying destinations, including rural Lizhang and lush Putuoshan

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I have way too many travel documents
I have way too many travel documents
The top one is a special document for Taiwanese citizens wishing to travel to mainland China. There are so many things I hate about it. From the heinous color to the crappy typeface to the cheap texture of the paper... there's just a general low-budget look and feel to the whole thing[1]. And of course, what it represents: that China does not recognize my country (and make no mistake about it, we are a country, albeit one that is full of people whose only concern is holding on to the coattails of the mighty Chinese economy). And I even hate the name this document is colloquially referred by: ???, which means Taiwan Compatriot ID. If you insist on calling us compatriots, then why charge us a fee to enter our "motherland"? Issue us the damn documents and let us come and go for free (it's RMB100/US$14.56[2][3] per entry). -------- PS: I have this hated Mainland pass out because I'll be in Beijing in a couple of weeks. The media has been reporting that Chinese visas have been very difficult to apply for lately but there's no such issues with us Taiwanese "compatriots." In fact, direct flights are starting on July 4th[4]. All complaining aside, I'm totally looking forward to seeing Beijing for the first time in 8 years. [1] Though it has to be said, the Taiwan passport is only marginally better: same crappy texture and print job and terrible color and typeface. But still, anything is better than the baby shit green of the China one. [2] At least it's not the whopping US$130 China charges American passport holders. [3] It's 100RMB for visa-on-arrival, but it costs NT$800/US$26.30 to apply for one here in Taiwan since we need a travel agency to send it to HK to get it processed. VOA is not available in Beijing, for example. [4] Only on weekends and the flights all detour through HK airspace. So from Taipei to Beijing or Shanghai, you would fly south-west to HK first and THEN make a near-180 turn and head back up north to Shanghai or Beijing. Ridiculous. And completely not eco-friendly.
China. Shanghai. Retrato.Explore 22 de diciembre de 2009
China. Shanghai. Retrato.Explore 22 de diciembre de 2009
El exito economico de Shanghai ejerce una gran atraccion en millones de chinos. Para controlar la afluencia de gente, el gobierno de la ciudad creo un sistema de registro para los residentes con permiso de residencia en Shanghai. La poblacion se ha mantenido estable a pesar de que Shanghai es la ciudad economicamente dominante en China, despues de un rapido aumento de poblacion en los anos 1950 y 1980. Desde comienzos de 1990, hay un aumento mas lento. En 1957 habia 6,9 millones de personas en la ciudad, en el 2007 hay alrededor de 9,7 millones de habitantes. La densidad de poblacion en la ciudad es de 12.946 habitantes por kilometro cuadrado. En la municipalidad la densidad de poblacion es de 2.903 habitantes por kilometro cuadrado y en ella hay 18,4 millones de personas).[21] De ellos, 13,7 millones de residentes estan registrados con residencia permanente (?/??, hukou) y 4,7 millones de residentes estan registrados con residencia temporal (????/????, liudong renkou). El crecimiento de la poblacion esta siendo impulsado unicamente por la inmigracion, debido a que el crecimiento natural de residentes permanentes sufre una disminucion en la natalidad (algo caracteristico hasta la fecha en todas las ciudades en China). La tasa anual de crecimiento de los residentes con permiso de residencia era alrededor de 4,0 por ciento en 1957, este porcentaje cayo rapidamente por debajo de 1,0 por ciento y, finalmente, a un valor negativo de -0,19 por ciento en 2000. La tasa de crecimiento natural era de -0,14 por ciento en el 2005, la tasa de natalidad: 6,08 por cada 1000 habitantes, tasa de mortalidad: 7,54 por cada 1000 habitantes.

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cheap flights to china shanghai
Shanghai Modern: The Flowering of a New Urban Culture in China, 1930-1945 (Interpretations of Asia)
In the midst of China's wild rush to modernize, a surprising note of reality arises: Shanghai, it seems, was once modern indeed, a pulsing center of commerce and art in the heart of the twentieth century. This book immerses us in the golden age of Shanghai urban culture, a modernity at once intrinsically Chinese and profoundly anomalous, blending new and indigenous ideas with those flooding into this "treaty port" from the Western world.
A preeminent specialist in Chinese studies, Leo Ou-fan Lee gives us a rare wide-angle view of Shanghai culture in the making. He shows us the architecture and urban spaces in which the new commercial culture flourished, then guides us through the publishing and filmmaking industries that nurtured a whole generation of artists and established a bold new style in urban life known as modeng. In the work of six writers of the time, particularly Shi Zhecun, Mu Shiying, and Eileen Chang, Lee discloses the reflection of Shanghai's urban landscape--foreign and familiar, oppressive and seductive, traditional and innovative. This work acquires a broader historical and cosmopolitan context with a look at the cultural links between Shanghai and Hong Kong, a virtual genealogy of Chinese modernity from the 1930s to the present day.