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Jews in old China

Jews in old China

studies by Chinese scholars

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Published by Hippocrene Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jews -- China -- History.,
  • China -- Ethnic relations.,
  • China -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 240-242) and index.

    Statementtranslated, compiled and edited by Sidney Shapiro.
    ContributionsShapiro, Sidney.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 256 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18311925M
    ISBN 100781808332

    Also desperate to salvage Shanghai's Jewish heritage are thousands of survivors of the wartime refuge. They have been meeting with greater urgency in the last few years. In Las Vegas last September, nearly attended one gathering, the fourth and largest ever Old China Hands Reunion. Tables were piled with books, mostly self-published memoirs. The Shanghai Ghetto, formally known as the Restricted Sector for Stateless Refugees, was an area of approximately one square mile in the Hongkew district of Japanese-occupied Shanghai (the southern Hongkou and southwestern Yangpu districts of modern Shanghai). The area included the community around the Ohel Moshe Synagogue but ab of the city's Jewish refugees were restricted or Kanji: 無国籍難民限定地区.

    The Guangzhou Massacre was a massacre of the inhabitants of the prosperous port city of Guangzhou in – by the rebel army of Huang Chao who was attempting to overthrow the Tang dynasty. Victims included tens of thousands of foreign merchants, mainly Arabs and Persians. An earlier Yangzhou massacre () took place in which Chinese rebels Location: Guangzhou, Tang dynasty. China Cultural Studies History (Set 2 Volumes) discloses a system to create economic development in Harbin Jews and so the true face of a miracle. Jews with its striking technological and cultural attainments known to the world. but also for its excellent management capability unmatched in the .

    There are Bukharan Jews of Central Asia. Some Jews migrated to India, establishing the Bene Israel, the Baghdadi Jews and the Cochin Jews of India (Jews in India); and the former Jewish community in Kaifeng, China. Here is a partial list of some prominent Asian Jews, arranged by country. Best fiction and non-fiction books, novels and memoirs that take place *primarily* in the city of Shanghai, China. Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.


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Jews in old China Download PDF EPUB FB2

Jews in Old China was originally published by Hippocrene Books in with considerable success. It was then translated into Hebrew and published in Israel in Cited by: 3. Jews in Old China: Studies by Chinese Scholars.

The accidental discovery in the 17th century of a Jewish community in the city of Kaifeng, and the findings there by Jesuit missionaries, marked the beginning of widespread interest in the subject of Jews in China/5(3). Jews among merchants and traders in the 8th century is well founded with, for instance, documents in Hebrew and Hebrew script from Dunhuang and Kotan.

This book is an important contribution to Silk Road studies and Jewish history/5(12). The accidental discovery in the 17th century of a Jewish community in the city of Kaifeng, and the findings there by Jesuit missionaries, marked the beginning of widespread interest in the subject of Jews in China.

In the centuries that followed, Western Sinologists arrived in China and engaged in a variety of investigations. In the 1fs, Price Range: $ - $ Jews In Old China - Jewish Used Books is a Used Book Store offering Discount Book Prices.

Jews in Old China: Studies by Chinese Scholars. New York: Hippocrene Books, Hardbound. Octavo in edgeworn dust jacket with sunning to the spine, xx, pp., b/w illustrations, Chronological Table of Chinese Dynasties, bibliography, index.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xix, pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates: illustrations ; 25 cm: Contents: A survey of the various religious sects during the Yuan dynasty, / Hong Jun --Contacts between ancient China and the Jews, / Zhang Xinglang --A study of Wotuo, / Wen Tu-Chien --A study of the Israelite religion in Kaifeng.

Jews in Old China by Sidney Shapiro was originally published by Hippocrene Books in with considerable success. It was then translated in Hebrew and published in Israel in After examining Kaifeng, the work turns to the late 18th, 19th, and early 20th century Jewish experiences in China with emphasis on Hong Kong, Harbin, and Shanghai.

The concluding section deals with Zionism, the Holocaust, and the Judaic exodus from China following the end of World War by: It covers, in successive sections, the centuries-old Jewish community in Kaifeng of which only a few, assimilated descendants are discernible today; the scores to hundreds of Baghdadi Jewish traders who settled in Hong Kong and Shanghai in the midth century; the many thousands of Jewish migrants from the tsarist Russian empire and the Soviet.

Jews in Old China was originally published by Hippocrene Books in with considerable success. It was then translated into Hebrew and published in Israel in This newly expanded edition offers a rich exposition, according to the Chinese investigations, on the origins of these Jewish migrants-when and why they came, the routes they.

Zhou asserts that the apparent presence of the Jews was largely a Western cultural construct, which grew following the publication by James Finn of The Jews in China () and The Orphan Colony of Jews in China () whose initial research was based upon the accounts of China: ~1, In this case, the answer is yes, so hence the 5 stars.

The book is set in the home of a Jewish merchant family in China in the 's. According to the historical afterword in my copy of the book, Jews lived in China as far back as the 's, and the 's is when they ceased to function as a community.4/5. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Kublin, Hyman.

Jews in old China. New York, Paragon Book Reprint Corp., (OCoLC) Online version. This book is an important contribution to Silk Road studies and Jewish history. It helps fill in some of the blanks between Roman Judea and the Renaissance, when /5.

The book ranges over the Jews' entire history in China, from the first documentary evidence of a Jewish presence in the Tang Dynasty to the last departure from Shanghai of World War II Jewish. Rent or Buy Jews in Old China - by Shapiro, Sidney for as low as $ at Voted #1 site for Buying Edition: Revised.

Waves of Jews were to follow them in subsequent centuries until China finally acquired its own thoroughly assimilated Jews, the Kaifeng Jews, indistinguishable from the Chinese. Iraqi Jews, Jews taking flight from Russia, Jews fleeing the Nazis in their tens of thousands, all these came flooding into great melting pot of Shanghai.

Jews in Old China 作者: Sidney Shapiro 出版社: Hippocrene Books 副标题: Studies by Chinese Scholars 出版年: 定价: USD 装帧: Paperback ISBN: Author: Sidney Shapiro. 9. Shanghai Modern: The Flowering of a New Urban Culture in China, by Leo Ou-fan Lee A classic study detailing Shanghai’s interwar cosmopolitanism, modernity and urban style.Detailed History of Kaifeng Jews.

by Michael Pollak (z”l), revised and updated by Jordan Paper and Anson Laytner (Summer ) Introduction For years, beginning in C.E., China was ruled by the emperors of the Song Dynasty from their capital at Kaifeng, then a bustling metropolis along the banks of the Yellow River, which connected the city via the Grand Canal to the seaports on the.

While researching the book, Grescoe learned China had a small Jewish community as far back as the 10th century AD but Jews were unknown to most Chinese. As .