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Creating a new Shanghai : the end of the British presence in China (1949-57)

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  title={Creating a new Shanghai : the end of the British presence in China (1949-57)},
  author={John Howlett},
  year={2012}
}
This thesis provides a fundamental reassessment of the limits of the power of the Chinese Communist Party in the years following its takeover of China in 1949 through an examination of its policies towards eliminating British businesses from Shanghai. In the early years of the People's Republic of China, the Party sought to eliminate all foreign influence. It wanted to reset completely China's foreign relations following what was portrayed as a century of 'national humiliation'. It has… 
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