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Uyghur Nation

Reform and Revolution on the Russia-China Frontier

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$42.00 • £33.95 • €38.00

ISBN 9780674660373

Publication Date: 04/04/2016


368 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

15 halftones, 3 maps


  • List of Maps and Illustrations*
  • Note on Transliteration
  • Introduction
  • 1. People and Place in Chinese Turkistan
  • 2. The Making of a Colonial Frontier
  • 3. Imperial and Islamic Reform between Turkistan and Turkey
  • 4. The End of Empire and the Racial Turn
  • 5. Rebellion, Revolution, and Civil War
  • 6. From Party to Nation
  • 7. Between the Chinese Revolution and the Stalin Revolution
  • 8. The Battle for Xinjiang and the Uyghur Nation
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Select Bibliography
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index
  • * Maps and Illustrations
    • Maps
      • Eurasia in the late nineteenth century
      • The Russia–China frontier, ca. 1900
      • Soviet Central Asia and Xinjiang in the late 1920s
    • Illustrations
      • A prince (taiji beg) of Hami, 1890
      • Caravanserai on the Osh-Kashgar road, 1915
      • A view of Ghulja, 1880
      • The ruins of Zharkent, 1880
      • Bazaar in Andijan, late nineteenth century
      • The Vali Bay mosque in Zharkent, 1911
      • Muslim dignitaries in Semireche, 1899
      • The Xinjiang Provincial Consultative Bureau, Ürümchi, 1910
      • The New Army in Huiyuan (Xincheng), 1910
      • Bahauddin Musabayev, Ghulja, 1910
      • Abdullah Rozibaqiev and family
      • Qadir Haji Hashim Hajiev, Moscow, 1926
      • May Day rally of the Ploughman (Qoshchi) Union, Zharkent, 1927
      • Li Rong, Xu Lian, Sheng Shicai, and Chen Deli, Ürümchi, 1935
      • Khoja Niyaz Haji, Ürümchi, 1935

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