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City of Devils comes to the Hong Kong Royal Geographical Society – 12/4/18

Posted: April 7th, 2018 | No Comments »

City of Devils: Shanghai in the 1930s

Paul French
Thursday, 12 Apr 2018
Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Lecture 7.30 pm
1/F, The Hong Kong Club, 1 Jackson Road, Central
The Royal Geographical Society is delighted to welcome to Hong Kong again well-known Chinese historian and author Paul French to speak on his new book “City of Devils: Shanghai in the 1930s’. In this talk, he gives an exciting account of Shanghai in the 1930s, an era of entrepreneurship, glitter and lawlessness in perhaps the most interesting decade of its storied history.
Members of the RGS, their guests and others are most welcome to attend this event, which is HK$150 for RGS Members and HK$200 for their guests. 
More details and registration – click here
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