Hayes, Anna (2012) Competing historical accounts and the importance of nationalised mythology: Han Chinese 'imaginaries' and Uighur 'realities'. In: The British World: Religion, Memory, Society, Culture, 2-5 July 2012, Toowoomba, Australia.
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The Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region is located in north-western China and was the site through which traders traversed the Silk Road. Xinjiang has a diverse minority nationality (shaoshu minzu) population, and is home to the Uighurs, Huis, Mongolians, Kazakhs, Xibos, Kirgiz, Uzbeks, Manchus, Tatars, Tajiks, Daghurs and Russians, along with other minority groups who have recently been migrating to the region. In writing this paper, one of the central questions that can be posed is what does Xinjiang represent?
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|Uncontrolled Keywords:||ethnic minorities; Muslims; internal migration; indigenous population|
|Depositing User:||Dr Anna Hayes|
|Date Deposited:||04 Oct 2012 01:36|
|Last Modified:||03 Jul 2013 01:30|
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