Shanghai

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History

Shanghai is thought to have been founded in classical and medieval times. It has become an important city in modern times. The future can be connected.

Classical and medieval history

Late classical history including the 1st century CE, 2nd century CE, 3rd century CE, 4th century CE, and 5th century CE can be connected. Shanghai was founded approximately in the 5th to 7th century CE. Early medieval history including the 6th century CE, 7th century CE, 8th century CE, 9th century CE, and 10th century CE can be connected. Late medieval history including the 11th century CE, 12th century CE, 13th century CE, 14th century CE, and 15th century CE can be connected.

Modern history

The 16th century including the early 16th century, early mid 16th century, mid 16th century, late mid 16th century, and late 16th century can be connected. The 17th century including the early 17th century, early mid 17th century, mid 17th century, late mid 17th century, and late 17th century can be connected.

The 18th century including the early 18th century can be connected. The early mid 18th century including the early 1720s, late 1720s, early 1730s, and late 1730s can be connected. The mid 18th century including the early 1740s, late 1740s, early 1740s, and late 1750s can be connected. Shanghai exported cotton, silk, and fertilizer. The late mid 18th century including the early 1760s, late 1760s, early 1770s, and late 1770s can be connected. Shanghai exported cotton, silk, and fertilizer. The late 18th century including the early 1780s, late 1780s, early 1790s, and late 1790s can be connected. Shanghai exported cotton, silk, and fertilizer.

19th century

The 19th century including the early 19th century, early mid 19th century, mid 19th century, late mid 19th century, and late 19th century can be connected.

The early 19th century including the early 1800s, late 1800s, early 1810s, and late 1810s can be connected. Shanghai exported cotton, silk, and fertilizer. The early mid 19th century including the early 1820s, late 1820s, early 1830s, and late 1830s can be connected. The British East India company explored commercial possibilities in Shanghai but was rebuffed, until the First Opium war began in 1839. The mid 19th century including the early 1840s, late 1840s, early 1850s, and late 1850s can be connected. Following the end of the first Opium war in 1842, various international concessions to Western powers were made and Western businessmen set up in them. These formed the Shanghai municipal council in 1854. The late mid 19th century including the early 1860s, late 1860s, early 1870s, and late 1870s can be connected. China's first railroad was built near Shanghai in 1876. The late 19th century including the early 1880s, late 1880s, early 1890s, and late 1890s can be connected. The Shanghai municipal council obtained a monopoly on public services.

20th century

The early 20th century including the early 1900s, late 1900s, early 1910s, and late 1910s can be connected. The 1911 Xinhai revolution was in part associated with events around railroads near Shanhai. The early mid 20th century including the early 1920s, late 1920s, early 1930s, and late 1930s can be connected. The Chinese Communist party was founded, and Shanghai was the center of international opium smuggling. The mid 20th century including the early 1940s, late 1940s, early 1950s, and late 1950s can be connected. Shangai was occupied in the Japanese invasion of China, and came under control of the Communist army in 1949.

The late mid 20th century including the early 1960s, late 1960s, and early 1970s can be connected. Shanghai was an important source of revenue for the government, at the cost of investment. The late 1970s including 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, and 1980 can be connected.

Late 20th century

The late 20th century including the early 1980s, late 1980s, early 1990s, and late 1990s can be connected.

The early 1980s including 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, and 1985 can be connected. The late 1980s including 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, and 1990 can be connected. The early 1990s including 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, and 1995 can be connected. Shanghai began economic reforms in 1991. The late 1990s including 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, and 2000 can be connected.

Early 21st century

The early 21st century including the early 2000s, late 2000s, early 2010s, and late 2010s can be connected.

The early 2000s including 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005 can be connected. Chen Liangy and then Han Zheng became mayors of Shangai. Numerous buildings were erected. The late 2000s including 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2010 can be connected. There was a major pension scandal. The early 2010s including 2011 and 2012 can be connected. 2013 including the first quarter 2013, second quarter 2013, third quarter 2013, and fourth quarter 2013 can be connected. 2014 including the first quarter 2014, second quarter 2014, third quarter 2014, and fourth quarter 2014 can be connected. The Shanghai stampede occurred.

Late 2010s

The late 2010s including 2016 and 2017 can be connected.

2017 including the first quarter 2017 and second quarter 2017 can be connected.

Future

The future including the near future, middle future, and far future can be connected.

Other Sociology

Peoples of the world

Other peoples of the world including major groups of Western Civilization, Asiatic peoples, African peoples, and American Indian peoples can be connected.

Nations such as Iran, Turkey, Congo DR, Thailand, France, United Kingdom, Italy, South Africa, South Korea, Burma, Colombia, Spain, Ukraine, Tanzania, Argentina, Kenya, Poland, Algeria, Canada, Iraq, Uganda, Morocco, Sudan, Peru, Uzbekistan, Malaysia, Venezuela, Saudi Arabia, Nepal, Yemen, Afghanistan, Ghana, North Korea, Mozambique, Taiwan, Australia, Syria, Côte d'Ivoire, Madagascar, Sri Lanka, Angola, Cameroon, Romania, Chile, Netherlands, Kazakhstan, Niger, Burkina Faso, Guatemala, Mali can be connected.

Asiatic peoples such as those of Egypt can be connected.

Oriental peoples such as those of Japan can be connected. China can be connected.

Southeast Asian and Oceanic peoples such as those of Vietnam can be connected. Southeast Asian Island peoples such as those of the Philippines can be connnected. Indonesia can be connected.

South Asian peoples such as those of Bangladesh can be connected. India can be connected. Pakistan can be connected.

Western Civilization including Germany can be connected. Anglic peoples such as those of the United States can be connected. Latin peoples such as those of Mexico can be connected. Lusitanic peoples such as those of Brazil can be connected. Northeast European peoples such as those of Russia can be connected.

African peoples such as those of Ethiopia can be connected. West African peoples such as those of Nigeria can be connected.

American Indian peoples such as those of Mexico can be connected. Middle American Indian peoples such as those of the United States can be connected. South American Indian peoples such as those of Brazil can be connected. North American Indian people such as those of the United States can be connected.

Other communities

Other cities such as Tokyo, Seoul, Mexico City, New York City, Mumbai, Jakarta, Sao Paulo, Delhi, Shanghai, Manila, Karachi, Cairo, Beijing, Osaka, Canton, Moscow, Los Angeles, Calcutta, Dacca, Buenos Aires, Istanbul, Rio de Janeiro, Shenzhen, Lagos, Paris can be examined for connections.

Social mechanics

Social change including social change processes can be connected. Particular changes and movements including stone age developments, the agricultural revolution, agrarian developments, and the industrial revolution can be connected. Social change factors including institutional change, cultural change, demographic change, and natural change can be connected.

Social types including industrial societies, agrarian societies, horticultural societies, and hunting and gathering societies can be connected. Social structure including community and regional structure, class structure, institutional structure, cultural structure, and anthropological structure can be connected.

Institutions including education and family can be connected. Religion including particular religions of the world, religious organization, religious practice, and religious belief can be connected. Government including particular governments, government activity, government structure, and law can be connected. Economics including economic systems, industries, and economic activity can be connected.

Culture including behavioral culture, conceptual culture, and material culture can be connected. Anthropology including particular groups, human geography, human ecology, physical anthropology, demography, and social foundations can be connected. Personal studies including biography, psychology, and the human body can be connected.

Science including biology, earth science, astronomy, chemistry, and physics can be connected.


Created 3 Apr 2013 Last updated 7 Jul 2017