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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When Manchu rulers of Beijing declared this land to the west a part of their Qing empire , they began referring to it by what they obviously considered a fitting name : " Xinjiang , " meaning " new territory " or " new frontier .
Great Britain , operating from bases in its Indian empire , played a secondary but by no means negligible role . Long before the Soviet Union attempted to detach parts of Xinjiang from China during the 1960s , Russia provided new models ...
The territorial unit now known as Xinjiang has had its current shape , as a single unit , for a relatively short period : since the Qing empire annexed and began to administer it in 1760. Before then , although a certain cultural ...
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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