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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

Urumqi

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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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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Gender and Development in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region

The Grand Bazaar Urumqi

Muslim Women at a Crossroads: Gender and Development in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region

Author: Cindy Yung-Leh Huang

A dissertation submitted for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley, Fall 2009.

Source: UC Berkeley Electronic Theses and Dissertations

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