Urbanatomy: Shanghai 2008

China's largest, fastest and most spectacular city is opened up as never before by this lavishly illustrated 600-page book. Combining the advantages of a helpful guidebook and trusted reference work, it presents a comprehensive portrait of Shanghai's physical, social, cultural, technological and economic existence precisely, accessibly and graphically. Taking maximum advantage of local and international expertise, it strikes the optimum balance between intimate familiarity and objective perspective. The world's most dramatic Shanghai photography and artistic images complement a mix of descriptive and analytical articles to detail the attractions, character and contours of a city in flux.