Links, Page Two
Shanghai
Sail and Steam
Taiping Rebellion
[Significant characters in the novel, some of whom will appear later in Books II and III.]
Introduction to the Taiping Rebellion taipingrebellion.com/
Taiping Costume gb.cri.cn/3601/2005/03/17/882@484088.htm *
Taiping era photo collection www.fotoe.com/sub/100704 *
Taiping Flags and Uniforms blog.sina.com.cn/s/blog_48941e290100c0sn.html *
Taiping Museum (photos) www.njtptglsbwg.com/home.html *
Taiping Tianguo: Loyal King Li Xiu-cheng 1-4  www.youtube.com/watch?v=orbUWm0Pypw *
[The Star of India served as a working model of a clipper ship in early chapters, even though she is a bark.]
Junk Sails: A Tutorial www.thecheappages.com/junk/tutorial.html
Old Marine Engines www.oldmarineengine.com/links/
Star of India www.sdmaritime.org/star-of-india/
Walking beam steam engine operation (video) www.steamboatexplorer.org/Introduction_to_Steamboats.html
[These several sites present old and new Shanghai in video and photographs.]  
One Hundred Years of Shanghai Architecture: The Bund www.youtube.com/watch?v=1mOTx5AEiEw *
Soochou Creek Bridge (Garden Bridge) www.youtube.com/watch?v=ySbESmjfvqQ&feature=related *
Soochow Creek Bridge www.youtube.com/watch?v=UvzHYNS7n54 *
Shanghai Expat (Expatriate) www.shanghaiexpat.com/
Shanghai Local Gazetteer www.shtong.gov.cn/node2/index.html *
Virtual Shanghai: Shanghai Open Space in Time www.virtualshanghai.net/
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