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Leisure and Modernity in late 19th Century Shanghai

Lu, Jiarong (2019) Leisure and Modernity in late 19th Century Shanghai. Masters thesis, University of Essex.


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Xiuxian, which rendered in English as entertainment culture, often refers to leisure culture in China. It played an integral role in the formation of Shanghai modernity from the mid nineteenth century. This thesis provides a study of how entertainment culture became an important part of signal associated with modernity of the city in late 19th century and how it reflected urban social and culture change.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: D History General and Old World > DS Asia
Divisions: Faculty of Humanities > History, Department of
Depositing User: Jiarong Lu
Date Deposited: 15 Feb 2019 08:34
Last Modified: 15 Feb 2019 08:35

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