NATIONALISM AND ISLAMIC IDENTITY IN XINJIANG


NATIONALISM AND ISLAMIC IDENTITY IN XINJIANG

Author Name: 
Kyle C. Welshans
Publisher: 
NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL
Publish Year: 
2007
Total page: 
57
Summary: 

The Uyghurs are a Muslim population in the Xinjiang province in Northwest China. They have been agitating for independence almost since the formation of the PRC. Like many minorities in Central Asia, the Uyghurs have a long history that includes much violence.
 

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