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Escape to Shanghai : a Jewish community in China

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Escape to Shanghai : a Jewish community in China
Call No: 951.004924 R82e

Call Number951.004924 R82e
Dates©1994
Statement of ResponsibilityJames R. Ross.
Creators & ContributorsRoss, James R. (James Rodman) (author)
SummaryTells the story, based on interviews with survivors, of the Jewish ghetto of the Second World War Shanghai, where thousands of refugees lived under abysmal conditions while a courageous Jewish underground conducted sabotage against the Japanese. —Publisher
ContentsPart I: Arrival (1938–1939)
   1. Didner
   2. Levin
   3. Heimann
   4. The Philanthropists
Part II: Community (1939–1941)
   5. Didner
   6. Levin 
   7. Kantorowsky
   8. The administrator
Part III: War (1941–1942)
   9. Kantorowsky
   10. Levin
   11. Heimann
   12. The Rosh Hashanah plot
Part IV: Ghetto (1943–1944)
   13. Kantorowsky
   14. Didner
   15. Heimann
   16. The monkey
Part V: Exodus (1945–1950)
   17. Didner
   18. Levin
   19. The redeemer
   20. Heimann
Physical Description xvi, 298 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Carrier Typevolume
LanguageEnglish
PublisherNew York : Maxwell Macmillan International
NotesIncludes bibliographical references (pages 261–279) and index
RecognitionPurchase made possible thanks to the Regina & Leo Wertman Endowment Fund