Xinjiang: China's Muslim Far Northwest
Xinjiang, the nominally autonomous region in China's far northwest, is of increasing international strategic and economic importance. With a population which is mainly non-Chinese and Muslim, there are powerful forces for autonomy, and independence, in Xinjiang. This book provides a comprehensive overview of Xinjiang. It introduces Xinjiang's history, economy and society, and above all outlines the political and religious opposition by the Uyghur and other Turkic peoples of Xinjiang to Chinese Communist rule.
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Review: XinjiangUser Review - Casper Gasper - Goodreads
Very dry academic treatise. If you're writing a PhD on China's ethnic tensions this is likely to be fascinating, for the casual reader interested in the area it's tough-going but is authoritative and ... Read full review