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Wartime Shanghai and the Jewish refugees from Central Europe : survival, co-existence, and identity in a multi-ethnic city

Author: Irene Eber
Publisher: Berlin ; Boston : De Gruyter, [2012] ©2012
Series: New perspectives on modern Jewish history, v. 1.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The study discusses the history of the Jewish refugees within the Shanghai setting and its relationship to the two established Jewish communities, the Sephardi and Russian Jews. Attention is also focused on the cultural life of the refugees who used both German and Yiddish, and on their attempts to cope under Japanese occupation after the outbreak of the Pacific War. Differences of identity existed between Sephardi  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wartime Shanghai and the Jewish refugees from Central Europe.
Berlin ; Boston : De Gruyter, ©2012
(DLC) 2012006140
(OCoLC)776142376
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Irene Eber
ISBN: 9783110268188 3110268183 3110485680 9783110485684 9781280597664 1280597666
OCLC Number: 784886957
Language Note: In English.
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 245 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Chapter 1: Shanghai --
Chapter 2: Germany's China Policy, Forced Emigration and the Search for Alternative Destinations --
Chapter 3: "To Suffer a Martyr's Death Rather than Perish in Shanghai" or to "Die as Free Men in Shanghai" --
Chapter 4: Strangers in Shanghai --
Chapter 5: Years of Misfortune: 1941-1945 --
Chapter 6: End of War and the Jewish Exodus.
Series Title: New perspectives on modern Jewish history, v. 1.
Responsibility: Irene Eber.
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The study discusses the history of the Jewish refugees within the Shanghai setting and its relationship to the two established Jewish communities, the Sephardi and Russian Jews.  Read more...

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