“History doesn’t repeat itself, but it does rhyme.”
— Mark Twain

The Communist Conquest of Shanghai – Paolo Rossi

Posted: July 19th, 2021 | 2 Comments »

If anyone happens to know where i can get/borrow a copy of this without breaking the bank please do let me know? It was published, in English at least, in the 1970s. Paolo Rossi was the urbane and cosmopolitan Italian consul in Shanghai from 1948-1952 and witnessed the fall of the city first hand and includes a lot of useful detail….

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2 Comments on “The Communist Conquest of Shanghai – Paolo Rossi”

  1. 1 Drake said at 11:29 pm on July 22nd, 2021:

    There are a few used copies on Amazon.com that only cost & $10-13 USD, not sure how much it will cost to ship over to UK though.

  2. 2 Paul French said at 11:43 pm on July 26th, 2021:

    Painfully about 5-6 times the cost of the book for some reason

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