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Dan Ben-Canaan, THE KASPE FILE: A Case Study of Harbin as an Intersection of Cultural and Ethnic Communities in Conflict 1932-1945. Heilongjiang People's Publishing House, Harbin 2009.

Dan Ben-Canaan, Frank Grüner, Ines Prodöhl (editors),  ENTANGLED HISTORIES: The Transcultural Past of Northeast China.  Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014.  Essays by various scholars discuss differing approaches to administration, the economy, culture, media and daily life among Chinese, Russian and Japanese residents of Manchuria in the first half of the 20th century.

James H. Carter, Creating a Chinese Harbin: Nationalism in an International City, 1916-1932. Ithaca, NY, Cornell University Press, 2002.

PASSAGE THROUGH CHINA: The Jewish Communities of Harbin, Tientsin and Shanghai. Beth Hatefutsoth, The Nahum Goldmann Museum of the Jewish Diaspora. Tel Aviv, 1986.  

Jonathan Goldstein, THE JEWS OF CHINA. M.E. Sharpe, Armonk, NY, 1999.

Yaacov Liberman, MY CHINA: Jewish Life in the Orient 1900-1950. Judah L. Magnes Museum, Berkeley, CA.  Gefen Publishing House, Jerusalem and New York, 1998.  Click here for excerpts.

Mara Moustafine, SECRETS AND SPIES: The Harbin Files. Random House Australia, 2002.

Qu Wei and Li Shuxiao, THE JEWS IN HARBIN. Social Sciences Academic Press, China, 2006.

Esther Robbins-Hutton, SOJOURN: A Family Saga. Esfir Books, 1997.

Rabbi Marvin Tokayer and Mary Swartz,  THE FUGU PLAN: The Untold Story of the Japanese and the Jews During World War II. Gefen Publishing House, 2004.

Amleto Vespa, SECRET AGENT OF JAPAN. Garden City Publishing Co., Garden City, New York, 1941.

David Wolf, TO THE HARBIN STATION: The Liberal Alternative in Russian Manchuria, 1898-1914. Stanford University Press, 1999.


Boris Bresler, (1898-1958): Politics, Prosperity, Adversity. Paper presented at the Symposium on Jewish Diasporas in China, John K. Fairbank Center for East Asian Research, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, August 16-18, 1992.

Dan Ben-Canaan, . Speech given at the International Forum on the History and Culture of Harbin Jews, Harbin, China, June 17-19, 2006.

James H. Carter, Touring Harbin's Pasts.” Chapter in Daniel Walkowitz and Lisa Knauer, eds., Memory and the Impact of Political Transformation in Public Space. Durham, NC, Duke University Press, 2004: 149-166.

James H. Carter, “Struggle for the Soul of a City: Nationalism, Imperialism, and Racial Tension in 1920s Harbin,” Modern China 27: 1 (January 2001): 91-116.

James H. Carter, “A Tale of Two Temples: Nation, Region, and Religious Architecture in Harbin, 1928-1998.” Chapter in Place, Space, and Identity: Harbin and Manchuria in the Twentieth Century, a special issue of South Atlantic Quarterly (99:1, Winter, 2000): 97-115.

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