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Author Leslie, Donald, 1922-
Title The survival of the Chinese Jews : the Jewish community of Kaifeng / by Donald Daniel Leslie.
Published Leiden, Netherlands : Brill, 1972.
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Description xiv, 270 p. : ill., plates, maps ; 26 cm.
Series Tʻoung pao. Monographie ; 10
Tʻoung pao. Monographie ; v. 10.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [225]-237) and index.
Contents pt. I. History. The earliest traces of Jews in China ; The beginning of the Kaifeng community ; The first peak, 1421-1512 ; Interlude : Father Ricci and the Jew Ai T'ien ; The second peak, 1642-1723 ; The decline -- pt. II. Religion. The synagogue ; Ritual and liturgy ; Ethics and theology -- pt. III. Sociology. Assimilation. Contacts and relations with other groups; Language -- pt. IV. Inscriptions and manuscripts. Chinese writings of the Kaifeng Jews ; The Chinese-Hebrew memorial book of the dead ; Hebrew manuscripts -- pt. V. Other sources. Early references to Jews in China ; The Jesuit accounts ; Western reports in the 19th and 20th centuries ; Chinese native sources -- Appendix A : Glossary of Hebrew terms -- Appendix B : Glossary of Chinese terms -- Appendix C : Chronological chart.
Subject Jews -- China -- Kaifeng Xian.
Alternate Title Jewish community of Kaifeng
Collection Title Old China Hands Archive.
Related To Online version: Leslie, Donald, 1922- Survival of the Chinese Jews. Leiden, Brill, 1972 (OCoLC)608164533
ISBN 9004034137
OCLC number 578357