Tag: Shanghai

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Dreams and Disillusionment

Shanghai Free Taxi: A Book Review

If you’ve lived in China (Shanghai, particularly), you’ll love Shanghai Free Taxi. If you’re making plans to go to China, it’s a great introduction. If neither, read it anyway. You'll smile and learn stuff along the way!

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The story of Christianity in China and the story of Shanghai are inextricably linked.

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Unpacking China’s Cities

China’s urbanization today is less about the largest cities that often make the headlines, and more about a host of smaller, yet faster growing, metropolises that will be home to the majority of Chinese in the coming decades.

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Street of Eternal Happiness

A Book Review

Street of Eternal Happiness: Big City Dreams along a Shanghai Road by Rob Schmitz the stories of  families and their neighbors living along one road in the former French Concession of Shanghai. 

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Recommended Read—Shanghai Faithful

When a Catholic Chinese-American journalist discovers that her grandfather was a prominent Anglican church leader in China in the 1940s and that her granduncle was none other than the famous house church leader, Watchman Nee, she did what every good journalist does—she set out to tell the story.