The Jewish Diasporascape in the Straits:
An Ethnographic Study of Jewish Businesses Across Borders
The European settlements in Southeast Asia from the 17th century onwards attracted a wide range of entrepreneurs from elsewhere. The best known were Arabs, British, Chinese and Dutch. but there were smaller communities such as the Armenians and the Jewish community, the subject of this study. Kamsma uses three case studies of the diamond trade, the coffee retail business and the fashion trade to determine how this community fared and its influence on the region. Fine Paperback. First Edition. 267 pages with a list of references.
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Published by University of Amsterdam, 2010