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Arts and Crafts of the Uyghurs of Kazakhstan

Arts and Crafts of the Uyghurs of Kazakhstan

On History of Cultural Traditions Transformation: Arts and Crafts of the Uyghurs of Kazakhstan
Author: Risalat U. Karimova
Source: Oriente Moderno , 2016, NUOVA SERIE, Anno 96, Nr. 1 (2016), pp. 3-24
Published by: Istituto per l’Oriente C. A. Nallino
ABSTRACT
The article examines the development of traditional arts and crafts among Kazakhstan’s Uyghurs under the influence of various historical factors. The Uyghurs of Kazakhstan and other Central Asian countries comprise ethnographic group which developed over the last centuries separated from the main Uyghur population in Xinjiang, China, which resulted in emergence of their particular features. The article argues that the transformation of traditional arts and crafts among the Uyghurs of Kazakhstan occurred under the influence of political events, which changed dramatically the life of the entire population of the Russian Empire. Continue reading “Arts and Crafts of the Uyghurs of Kazakhstan”

Age and the Cost of Being Uyghurs in Ürümchi

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Age and the Cost of Being Uyghurs in Ürümchi
Author: Xiaowei Zang
Source: The China Quarterly , JUNE 2012, No. 210 (JUNE 2012), pp. 419-434
Published by: Cambridge University Press on behalf of the School of Oriental and African Studies
ABSTRACT
This article asks: is the cost of being Uyghurs higher for young Uyghurs than for old Uyghurs in Ürümchi? I address this question with data from a survey of 2,947 people conducted in Ürümchi in 2005. Continue reading “Age and the Cost of Being Uyghurs in Ürümchi”

Islamophobia, Chinese Style: Total Internment of Uyghur Muslims by the People’s Republic of China

Islamophobia, Chinese Style: Total Internment of Uyghur Muslims by the People's Republic of China

Islamophobia, Chinese Style: Total Internment of Uyghur Muslims by the People’s Republic of China
Author: Ali Çaksu (Yıldız Technical University, Istanbul)
Islamophobia Studies Journal Volume 5, No. 2 Fall 2020, Pp. 175–198.
Published by: Islamophobia Research and Documentation Project, Center for Race and Gender, University of California, Berkeley
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Transfer of Buddhism Across Central Asian Networks

Transfer of Buddhism Across Central Asian Networks

Transfer of Buddhism Across Central Asian Networks (7th to 13th Centuries)
Series: Dynamics in the History of Religions, Volume: 8
Volume Editor: Carmen Meinert
The interdisciplinary volume Transfer of Buddhism across Central Asian Networks (7th to 13th Centuries), edited by Carmen Meinert, offers a new transregional and transcultural vision for religious transfer processes in Central Asian history.
Copyright Year: 2016
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Philologische Bemerkungen Zu Einigen Alttürkischen Stoffnamen

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Philologische Bemerkungen Zu Einigen Alttürkischen Stoffnamen (German)
Philological Remarks on Some Old Turkish Names of Substances (English)
Author(S): Peter Zieme
Source: Acta Orientalia Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae , 1995, Vol. 48, No. 3, Studia Orientalia Prof. Susannae Kakuk Septusgennariae Dedicata (1995), Pp. 487-494
Published By: Akadémiai Kiadó
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The Arabic Yārkand Documents

The Arabic Yarkand Documents

The Arabic Yārkand Documents
Author: Monika Gronke
Source: Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, Vol. 49, No. 3 (1986), pp. 454-507
Published by: Cambridge University Press on behalf of School of Oriental and African Studies
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An Old Uyghur Fragment Of The Lotus Sūtra From The Krotkov Collection In St. Petersburg

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An Old Uyghur Fragment Of The Lotus Sūtra From The Krotkov Collection In St. Petersburg
Author: Abdurishid Yakup
Source: Acta Orientalia Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae , December 2011, Vol. 64, No. 4 (December 2011), pp. 411-426
Published by: Akadémiai Kiadó
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Buddhism in Central Asia I

Buddhism in Central Asia I

Buddhism in Central Asia I: Patronage, Legitimation, Sacred Space, and Pilgrimage
Edited by Carmen Meinert and Henrik H. Sørensen
Authors: Sem Vermeersch, Erika Forte, Yukiyo Kasai …
Leiden/Boston: Brill (2020): 204-229.
This project has received funding from the European Research Council (ERC) under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme (grant agreement No 725519).
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Ancient Texts and Languages of Ethnic Groups along the Silk Road

Ancient Texts and Languages of Ethnic Groups along the Silk Road

Ancient Texts and Languages of Ethnic Groups along the Silk Road
Johannes Reckel and Merle Schatz (Eds.)
Author: Saifulla Abdullaev, Nazgul Abdyrakmatova, Erkin Awghaly …
Published: Universitätsdrucke Göttingen, 2021
This work is protected by German Intellectual Property Right Law. It is also available as an Open Access version through the publisher’s homepage and the Göttingen University Catalogue (GUK) at the Göttingen State and University Library (https://www.sub.uni-goettingen.de).
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