June 2, 1925, foreign fleet and Western merchants union defended Shanghai's public concessions with arms. China and foreign powers had conflicts and both had some victims. Afterwards foreign troops occupied the amusement pot. The Western-styled amusement pot in Shanghai already became a landmark in 1925. However, as the Western amusements were first introduced to China, they endured a process to become compatible with the traditional way. Regarding China's traditional leisure life right before the modern age, you may refer to our research finding: Wang Erh-min, The Cultural Life of the Common People during the Ming-Ch’ing Era.
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