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A peek inside the city's many nightspots reveals a Shangri-La-di-da of tiny Shanghai socialites in even tinier outfits dancing provocatively with well-to-do Westerners. But while such sights may draw gasps from some people, the truth is that this kind of thing is nothing new for Shanghai, the Orient's original opium-den of iniquity.
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Tom Carter

Photojournalist Tom Carter is the author of CHINA: Portrait of a People, the most comprehensive book of photography on modern China ever published by a single author.

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