This Day in History: The Shanghai Race Club

The thunder of hooves on turf where People's Square lies today.

by Ned Kelly, 17 April 2021

This Day in History: Lu Yongxiang – Shanghai's Forgotten Warlord

The decade after the fall of the Qing Dynasty was the age of warlordism.

by Dan Stein, 25 March 2021

This Day in History: The Funeral of Ruan Lingyu

The Shanghainese silent film star had taken her own life at the age of just 24.

by Ned Kelly, 14 March 2021

Hugues Martin on Old Shanghai Blog Shanghailander Turning 15

We want a seat at his dinner party...

by Ned Kelly, 24 February 2021

Sex, Lies & Saucy Postcards: Wallis Simpson in China

Rumor has it she picked up tricks in the brothels of the East.

by Ned Kelly, 09 February 2021

This Day in History: Anna May Wong's Shanghai Express

The first Chinese-American movie star's struggle for acceptance in the land of her ancestors.

by Ned Kelly, 14 January 2021

The Day in History: Shanghai’s First KFC Opens in 2 on the Bund

Across eras of glory and turmoil, the Bund legend has stood tall.

by Lucas dos Santos, 28 November 2020

Nazi Shanghai: The Rise & Fall of the Third Reich in Shanghai

The unspoken history of the city and the Third Reich.

by JFK Miller, 30 September 2020

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