Xinjiang: China's Muslim Borderland
Eastern Turkestan, now known as Xinjiang or the New Territory, makes up a sixth of China's land mass. Absorbed by the Qing in the 1880s and reconquered by Mao in 1949, this Turkic-Muslim region of China's remote northwest borders on formerly Soviet Central Asia, Afghanistan, Kashmir, Mongolia, and Tibet, Will Xinjiang participate in China's twenty-first century ascendancy, or will nascent Islamic radicalism in Xinjiang expand the orbit of instability in a dangerous part of the world?
This comprehensive survey of contemporary Xinjiang is the result of a major collaborative research project begun in 1998. The authors have combined their fieldwork experience, linguistic skills, and disciplinary expertise to assemble the first multifacted introduction to Xinjiang. The volume surveys the region's geography; its history of military and political subjugation to China; economic, social, and commercial conditions; demography, public health, and ecology; and patterns of adaption, resistance, opposiiton, and evolving identities.
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Its conventions are essentially the same as those in general use for romanizing Turkic languages ( as in Henry G. Schwarz's Uyghur - English Dictionary , or Reinhard F. Hahn's Spoken Uyghur 2 ) , with a few modifications to limit the ...
But Xinjiang is also the one province of China with a substantial population that is both Turkic and Muslim . In recent years , it has witnessed a vigorous Muslim revival and has been the scene of a protracted struggle for greater ...
Sean R. Roberts in chapter 8 documents some of the dynamics of this new interaction and indicates both the possibilities it opens to Turkic peoples in Xinjiang and the government's efforts to direct these into acceptable channels .
Many local Turkic people , however , are equally adamant in their view that the region was their ancestral homeland and the continuous seat of their culture from deep antiquity down to the most recent times , when China usurped it .
Like most Persian and Turkic speakers in Central Asia but unlike Persians in Iran , Xinjiang's Turkic Muslims remained Sunni even after the Saffavids adopted Shiism as the Iranian national faith in the sixteenth century .
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Political History and Strategies of Control 18841978
Chinese Policy Today
The Chinese Program of Development and Control 19782001
The Great Wall of Steel Military and Strategy in Xinjiang
The Economy of Xinjiang
The Ecology of Xinjiang A Focus on Water
Public Health and Social Pathologies in Xinjiang
The Indigenous Response
Acculturation and Resistance Xinjiang Identities in Flux
Islam in Xinjiang
Responses to Chinese Rule Patterns of Cooperation and Opposition
Education and Social Mobility among Minority Populations in Xinjiang
A Land of Borderlands Implications of Xinjiangs Transborder Interactions
Costs of Control and Development
The Demography of Xinjiang
Bibliographic Guide to Xinjiang