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Shanghais Baghdadi Jews free pdf A compilation of 26 biographical accounts from the entire spectrum of Shanghais Baghdadi Jewish society offers fresh insights into a remarkable community that lived through the crossroads of Chinas 20th-century history. Using previously unseen diaries and archival material, Shanghais Baghdadi Jews documents the rise and fall of larger-than-life personalities who witnessed the Sino-Japanese War, the Occupation of Shanghai and the Communist Partys rise to power. Photographs illustrate the life and times of these individuals and the magnificent, cosmopolitan city they called home.

About Maisie J. Meyer

Dr. Maisie Meyer was born in Calcutta, India, and hails from a Baghdadi Jewish family. She has a PhD from the London School of Economics and has travelled the world to lecture on Baghdadi Jews in the eastern Diaspora. Her previous books include From the Rivers of Babylon to the Whangpoo: A Century of Sephardi Jewish Life in Shanghai. More information can be found at www.mjmeyer.org.uk.

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Author : Maisie J. Meyer
Publisher : Blacksmith Books
Data Published : 15 July 2015
ISBN : 9881376424
EAN : 9789881376428
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 480 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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