Xinjiang: China's Muslim Borderland

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 s and reconquered by Mao in this Turkic Muslim region of Chin

  • Title: Xinjiang: China's Muslim Borderland
  • Author: S. Frederick Starr
  • ISBN: 9780765613189
  • Page: 270
  • Format: Paperback
  • 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 twenty first century ascendancy, or willEastern 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 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 multifaceted 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, opposition, and evolving identities.

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    1. Though I have a solid background in Inner Asian history (from ancient times to the present) and an adequate knowledge of modern Chinese history, there is still plenty I don't know about Xinjiang. In fact, this is the first study specifically dedicated to the region that I have ever read. I found it to be a useful introduction to the political, economic, cultural and security issues present in present-day Xinjiang. It had chapters specifically on Islam in Xinjiang, an unbiased (by the pitfalls of [...]

    2. “Xinjiang: China's Muslim borderland.” brings together 15 of the world's experts on Xinjiang, and the Muslim ethnic minorities that live there, and provides for a broad survey of a region of China's north-west that has been, for centuries, at the very crossroads of civilisations. Contributors such as Dru Gladney, James Millward and Gardner Bovington, all renowned experts, introduce us to this magical, historical and extremely important area of China. An area that for reasons of economics and [...]

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