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By Jean Oi,Nara Dillon

To a level unusual in between chinese language towns, Republican Shanghai had no middle. Its territory used to be divided between 3 (sometimes extra) municipal governments built-in into numerous nationwide states and empires. No executive development or spiritual establishment gave Shanghai a “center." but amidst deep cleavages, the town functioned as a coherent entire. What held Shanghai jointly? The authors' solution is staff of middlemen with myriad connections throughout political and social limitations created networks that held Republican Shanghai together.

Contributors comprise: Sei Jeong Chin, Parks Coble, Bryna Goodman, Brian Martin, Elizabeth J. Perry, Kuiyi Shen, Jeffrey Wasserstrom, and Wen-hsin Yeh

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