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Shanghai
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As a result of Western presence, so-called Baghdadi Jews from the area under control of the British East India Company started to settle in the Chinese port city of Shanghai in the middle of the 19th century. Russian Jews fled there from the pogroms around the turn of the century. Shanghai already served as a place of refuge for Jews in th…

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Goikhman, Izabella, “Shanghai”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online, Original German Language Edition: Enzyklopädie Jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur. Im Auftrag der Sächsischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig herausgegeben von Dan Diner. © J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart/Springer-Verlag GmbH Deutschland 2011–2017. Consulted online on 04 March 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0776>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20221116



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