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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... 1991 7.5 Educational Expenditures for Selected Areas in 1997 9.1 Population of the Western Region ( Xinjiang ) in the Early 1800s 9.2 Population of Xinjiang in 1941 9.3 Population in Xinjiang , 1953–1990 9.4 Xinjiang Basic Census ...
Henry G. Schwarz , An Uyghur - English Dictionary ( Bellingham : Center for East Asian Studies , Western Washington University , 1992 ) ; and Reinhard F. Hahn , Spoken Uyghur ( Seattle : University of Washington Press , 1991 ) . miles ...
Beijing officials and Western observers concur that some of the province's Turkic inhabitants have mounted thousands of shows of resistance and committed a smaller but still significant number of violent and even terrorist acts .
Second , the opening after 1987 of China's western border ended Xinjiang's forty - year isolation from its neighbors and allowed the renewal of trade and contact with the rest of Central Asia that were as old as the fabled Silk Road .
While some Uyghur writers have claimed this name came into use only in the 1880s , James A. Millward finds references to it before 1800 , when it supplanted the ancient Han dynasty term " western regions .
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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