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China City: Shanghai

19 minutes 38 seconds

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China's new political climate and the resulting economic growth have greatly altered the industry and culture of the port city of Shanghai. Examines how these changes affect three of its citizens: a teenage girl, a young construction worker, and a 24-year-old professional woman.

Media Details

Runtime: 19 minutes 38 seconds

  • Topic: Geography
  • Subtopic: China
  • Grade/Interest Level: 7 - 10
  • Standards:
  • Release Year: 2001
  • Producer/Distributor: Benchmark Media
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    RICK C. (FREMONT, CA)
    December 11th, 2019 at 01:16 PM

    Good film for 7th graders