Week 2: Topic exploration

Topics:

﹣ Personal memories / 20th century Shanghai
﹣ Evolution of Shanghai’s urban landscape (20th century & onwards)
﹣ Visual culture in 20th century Shanghai

Books:

Shanghai Homes: Palimpsests of Private Life
Author: Jie Li
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00O0FYH8M/?tag=newbooinhis-20

Interview with the author:
http://shanghaistreetstories.com/?p=7271

Building Shanghai : the story of China’s gateway
Author: Edward Denison, Guang Yu Ren.
https://www.library.yorku.ca/find/Record/1963198

Shanghai : the rise and fall of a decadent city
Author:Stella Dong.
https://www.library.yorku.ca/find/Record/1492462

Assignment, Shanghai : photographs on the eve of revolution
Author: photographs by Jack Birns ; edited by Carolyn Wakeman and Ken Light ; with a foreword by Orville Schell.
https://www.library.yorku.ca/find/Record/1669693

Shanghai : art of the city
Author: Michael Knight and Dany Chan ; with contributions by Nancy Berliner… [et al.]
https://www.library.yorku.ca/find/Record/2481210

Online sources:

The power of collective memory
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/the-power-of-collective-memory

War, collective memory, and public amnesia
http://gulfnews.com/culture/arts/war-collective-memory-and-public-amnesia-1.1838723

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