The Gathering Place: Stories from the Armenian Club in Old Shanghai
by E.G. Sergoyan
The personal histories in The Gathering Place offer a fresh take on the immigrant experience during a time of momentous change in Asia. Their travels coincide with war, economic depression, revolution, banditry and military occupation during the most turbulent period in modern history—a period that covers what some call the ‘Modern Dark Age’—the first half of the twentieth century.