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- DescriptionThe convulsive history of foreign journalists in China starts with the newspapers printed in the European Factories of Canton in the 1820s and ends with the Communist revolution in 1949. It also starts with a duel between two editors over the future of China and ends with a fistfight in Shanghai over the revolution.
- Author BiographyPaul French has lived and worked in Shanghai for many years as a founder and the Chief China Representative of the research consultancy Access Asia. He is a widely published analyst, writer and commentator on China. This is his fourth book. His first was One Billion Shoppers - Accessing Asia's Consuming Passions (written with Matthew Crabbe) followed by the well-received North Korea: The Paranoid Peninsula. In 2006 he published his biography of the legendary Shanghai adman, journalist and adventurer Carl Crow - A Tough Old China Hand: The Life, Times and Adventures of an American in Shanghai, described by the Financial Times as a captivating narrative .
- Author(s)Paul French
- PublisherHong Kong University Press
- Date of Publication01/05/2009
- GenreRegional History
- Place of PublicationHong Kong
- Country of PublicationHong Kong
- ImprintHong Kong University Press
- Content NoteIllustrations
- Weight454 g
- Width152 mm
- Height228 mm
- Spine25 mm
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