Diaspora, music and politics: Russian musical life in shanghai during the interwar period

Helan H L YANG*

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Abstract

The ‘port of last resort’ – Shanghai – became the home of hundreds and thousands of refugees in the 1930s. Dubbed the ‘St Petersburg of the East’, it contained the third largest Russian community in the world outside the Soviet Union after Paris and Harbin. Shanghai was a unique and diverse society with a population of over.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationTwentieth-Century Music and Politics
Subtitle of host publicationEssays in Memory of Neil Edmunds
PublisherTaylor & Francis
Pages261-278
Number of pages18
ISBN (Electronic)9781317005803
ISBN (Print)9781409400264
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

Scopus Subject Areas

  • Arts and Humanities(all)

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