French Concession

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Shanghai French Concession - Cultural References
... The French Concession is portrayed in Jules Verne's novel Tribulations of a Chinaman in China (1879) ... The French Concession is where Adeline Yen Mah stayed in her autobiography Chinese Cinderella (1999) ... The French Concession is portrayed in Lisa See's novel Shanghai girls and Dreams of Joy ...
Huangpu District, Shanghai - History - Luwan
... The former Luwan district occupied most of the eastern part of the former Shanghai French Concession and some nearby areas ... government took control, the eastern-central part of the former French Concession was divided into the Fifth District (Taishan) and the Sixth District (Lujiawan), separated by ... The main police depot and prison of the French concession was located here ...
Shanghai French Concession
... The Shanghai French Concession (Chinese 上海法租界 pinyin Shànghǎi Fǎ Zūjiè, French La concession française de Shanghaï) was a foreign concession in Shanghai, China from 1849 until 1946 ... The concession came to an end in practice in 1943 when the Vichy French government signed it over to the pro-Japanese puppet government in Nanking ... The area covered by the former French Concession was, for much of the 20th century, the premier residential and retail districts of Shanghai, and was also the centre of Catholicism in Shanghai ...
Du Yuesheng - Biography - Rise To Power
... Huang Jinrong, the highest-ranking Chinese detective on the French Concession Police (FCP) and one of Shanghai's most important gangsters ... prestige led him to purchase a four-storey, Western-style mansion in the French Concession and entertain dozens of concubines, four legal wives and six sons, but his meteoric rise as Shanghai's most famous ... of the police and colonial government, he also now ran the French Concession's opium trade, and became heavily addicted to his own drug ...

Famous quotes containing the words concession and/or french:

    Let the amelioration in our laws of property proceed from the concession of the rich, not from the grasping of the poor. Let us understand that the equitable rule is, that no one should take more than his share, let him be ever so rich.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    Saigon was an addicted city, and we were the drug: the corruption of children, the mutilation of young men, the prostitution of women, the humiliation of the old, the division of the family, the division of the country—it had all been done in our name.... The French city ... had represented the opium stage of the addiction. With the Americans had begun the heroin phase.
    James Fenton (b. 1949)