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1st Edition

From Kaifeng to Shanghai
Jews in China

ISBN 9783805004541
Published June 30, 2000 by Routledge
722 Pages

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Book Description

The collection presents the proceedings of the international colloquium held in Sankt Augustin in 1997 and additional materials. The articles are written in English, German or Chinese (with English abstracts). The volume includes a general index with glossary.

Table of Contents

Intercultural encounters: From Kaifeng ... to Shanghai. Jews in China. An Introduction, (The Way Eastward. Jewish Settlements in Old China), Integration, Assimilation, and Survival of Minorities in China: The Case of the Kaifeng Jews, The Manuscripts and Artifacts of the Synagogue of Kaifeng: Their Peregrinations and Present Whereabouts, Jewish Property in Kaifeng, On the Religious Life of the Kaifeng Jewish Community in the 15th[1]17th Centuries (Some Observations on the Descendants of the Jews in Kaifeng) The Judaisms of Kaifeng and Cochin: Parallel and Divergent Styles of Religious Acculturation, (Eighty Years of Research on Jews in China) (History of Jews in Inner Mongolia, Liaoning, Beijing, Tianjin), Europe, China and “the Jewish Paradox” , Cabbala in China, Part Contents.

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