Uyghur Society

Uyghur Nation: Reform and Revolution on the Russia-China Frontier

Uyghur Nation

Uyghur Nation: Reform and Revolution on the Russia-China Frontier
Author: David Brophy
Published by Harvard University Press Cambridge, Massachusetts, London, England 2016

Introduction
This book is a study of the modern history of the Turkic- speaking Muslims of Xinjiang, the Uyghurs. It is a history of creative responses from below to imperial, national, and revolutionary state policies, told from the point of view of people whose life stories not only span the boundary between China and Rus sia but intersect with the history of the Ottoman Empire as well. At the meeting point of these empires a po liti cal space emerged that was structured by the interplay of imperial and spiritual loyalties, institutions of autonomy and extraterritoriality, and negotiations between rulers and ruled. My book details the place of Xinjiang in the wider history of imperial and Islamic reform in the early twentieth century and tells the story of ef orts to mobilize a diverse diaspora of Xinjiang Muslims in the wake of the Rus sian Revolution to intervene in the revolutionary pro cess. In doing so I trace the emergence of a new
rhe toric of Uyghur nationhood in the Soviet 1920s and follow its transmission back to Xinjiang.

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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”

The Recurring Patterns of Chinese Central Government Development Planning among Uyghurs

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Commanding the Economy: The Recurring Patterns of Chinese Central Government Development Planning among Uyghurs in Xinjiang
Author: HENRYK SZADZIEWSKI
Source: Inner Asia , 2011, Vol. 13, No. 1, SPECIAL ISSUE: XINJIANG AND SOUTHWEST CHINA (2011), pp. 97-116
Published by: Brill
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Historical Anthropology on The Uyghur People’s environmental Perception in Southern Xinjiang

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Between the Plentifulness and the Void: Historical Anthropology on The Uyghur People’s environmental Perception in Southern Xinjiang
Author: Huai-Tse Yang
A dissertation for the Degree of Master of Science in Human Ecology: Culture, Power and Sustainability
Human Ecology Division, Department of Human Geography, Faculty of Social Sciences, Lund University
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Uyghur identity, language policy, and political discourse

Uyghur identity, language policy, and political discourse

The Xinjiang conflict: Uyghur identity, language policy, and political discourse
Author: Dwyer, A. M. (2005).
Published: East-West Center Washington
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On the Fringes of the Harmonious Society

On the Fringes of the Harmonious Society

On the Fringes of the Harmonious Society: Tibetans and Uyghurs in Socialist China
Edited by Trine Brox and Ildikó Bellér-Hann
Authors: Ildikó Bellér-Hann, Andrew Martin Fischer, Henryk Szadziewski, Tracy Y. Zhang, Elisa Cencetti, Chris Hann, Françoise Robin, Joanne Smith Finley, Rachel Harris, Eric T. Schluessel
NIAS–Nordic Institute of Asian Studies
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