qIn this richly detailed exploration of Shanghai's night life, Andrew Field strips off glamorous cliches to weave together a complex and compelling tale of cabaret culture as a contested space of modernity caught in a constellation of unrelenting and contradictory social, economic and political forces.q CHRISTIAN HENRIOT, Senior Fellow, Institut d'Asie Orientale, Institut Universitaire de France --As in many of Mu Shiyinga#39;s stories, the dance hall figures prominently in this urban landscape. ... Chinese man and her legal step-son aVirtuous Liua; the other a wealthy Belgian jewel merchant and his dance partner, a Chinese film actress.
|Title||:||Shanghai's Dancing World|
|Author||:||Andrew David Field|
|Publisher||:||Chinese University Press - 2001|