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2:30 pm

Three Waves of Jewish Migration to Shanghai: 1845-1941

April 12 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Elliott School of International Affairs, 1957 E Street NW
Washington, DC 20052 United States

DESCRIPTION Three waves of Jewish migrants went to China, mainly to Shanghai. First in 1845 from the Middle East for trade; the second group, refugees from Russia during the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution and ensuing Civil War; the third group in the mid-1930s of refugees fleeing from virulent antisemitism in Nazi Germany to China, one of … Continue reading Three Waves of Jewish Migration to Shanghai: 1845-1941

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6:00 pm

Karl Marx and the History of Capitalism

April 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

KARL MARX AND THE HISTORY OF CAPITALISM Event to be held at the following time, date, and location: Thursday, April 12, 2018 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EDT) German Historical Institute 1607 New Hampshire Avenue Northwest Washington, DC 20009 Click here to RSVP 

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American Aristocrats: A Family, a Fortune, and the Making of American Capitalism

April 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The presentation will be held at the headquarters for the Society of the Cincinnati, Anderson House, located at 2118 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Washington, D.C.  The talk will last about 45 minutes, followed by a book signing and refreshments. Books will be available for purchase at the event. Author’s Talk—American Aristocrats: A Family, a Fortune, and the … Continue reading American Aristocrats: A Family, a Fortune, and the Making of American Capitalism

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