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Crossroads: Shanghai and the Jews of China

Cunio, Kim


This article is concerned with the migrations and music of the Jewish communities that entered China from the mid 19th Century, until the end of the Second World War. Three distinct Jewish cultures migrated to China in this period, Iraqi or Baghdadi ?gr?(described as Mizrachi and Sephardi), as well as Russian and German (Ashkenazi) Jews. As each culture arrived they added to the richness of Shanghai's musical heritage, while maintaining much of their original practice. Shanghai became one of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Conference paper
Source: Encounters: China - Musical meetings between Australia and China
Access Rights: Open Access


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