A Study of Soviet Political, Economic, and Military Involvement in Sinkiang from 1928 to 1949

HASIOTIS, A. (1982). A STUDY OF SOVIET POLITICAL, ECONOMIC, AND MILITARY INVOLVEMENT IN SINKIANG FROM 1928 TO 1949. Link (or message me for PDF) First paragraph of Introduction The purpose of this study is to examine the aims, policies, and methods of the Soviet Union (USSR) in its attempts to influence and control events in Sinkiang... Continue Reading →

Birth of Uyghur National History in Semirech’ye

Kamalov, A. (2016). Birth of Uyghur National History in Semirech’ye. Oriente Moderno, 96(1), 181–196. doi:10.1163/22138617-12340099 Abstract The article discusses the birth of a national historical discourse in Central Asia at the turn of the 20th century with special reference to the Taranchi Turks of Russian Semirech’ye (Zhetissu) and early example of Uyghur national history written by the... Continue Reading →

Uyghur Nation

Uyghur Nation By David Brophy The meeting of the Russian and Qing empires in the nineteenth century had dramatic consequences for Central Asia’s Muslim communities. Along this frontier, a new political space emerged, shaped by competing imperial and spiritual loyalties, cross-border economic and social ties, and the revolutions that engulfed Russia and China in the... Continue Reading →

Taranchis, Kashgaris, and the ‘Uyghur Question’ in Soviet Central Asia

Brophy, D. (2005). Taranchis, Kashgaris, and the ‘Uyghur Question’in Soviet Central Asia. Inner Asia, 7(2), 163-84. Link Abstract: Up till now, the problem of Uyghur identity construction has been studied from an almost exclusively anthropological perspective. Little Western research has been done on the history of the Uyghur community in the Soviet Union during the period of... Continue Reading →

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