Xinjiang -- China's Muslim Far Northwest

Synopsis

Xinjiang, China's far northwestern province, is of increasing international strategic and economic importance. With a population which is maninly non-Chinese and Muslim, the forces for autonomy and independence in Xinjiang are quite strong. This book provides a comprehensive overview of Xinjiang and introduces its history, economy and society and above all, outlines the political and religious opposition by the Turkic peoples of Xinjiang to Chinese Communist rule.

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Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 2004