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The Jewish Experience in China: From Kaifeng in the Song Dynasty to Shanghai During the Holocaust

HIST 308
Spring 2014
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: EAST 308
Certificates: International Relations, Jewish and Israel Studies

A historical and analytical overview of the Jewish presence in China from the silk road trade through the Holocaust, as well as the rebirth of Jewish identity among the Chinese Jews in Kaifeng today. Students will be encouraged to do comparative readings on Jewish survival and assimilation in different cultural contexts ranging from India to Europe.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS HIST
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CEAS)(CEAS-History)(HIST)
Past Enrollment Probability: 90% or above

Last Updated on APR-23-2014
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