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Xinjiang – China’s Muslim Far Northwest

Xinjiang – China’s Muslim Far Northwest

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Michael Dillon
Michael Dillon

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Published by: ComeToWonderland on Jun 14, 2013
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Xinjiang – China’s MuslimFar Northwest
Xinjiang, the nominally autonomous region in China’s far northwest, is of increasing international strategic and economic importance. With a populationwhich is mainly non-Chinese and Muslim, there are powerful forces foautonomy, and independence, in Xinjiang. This book provides a comprehensiveoverview of Xinjiang. It introduces Xinjiang’s history, economy and society, and above all outlines the political and religious opposition by the Uyghur and other Turkic peoples of Xinjiang to Chinese Communist rule.
Michael Dillon
is Senior Lecturer in Modern Chinese History and Director of the Centre for Contemporary Chinese Studies at the University of Durham. His books include
China’s Muslims
China’s Muslim Hui Community: Migrations
Settlements and Sects
. He is a frequent commentator on Chineseand Asian affairs for the BBC and other international broadcasters.
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