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Islam in China : religion, ethnicity, culture, and politics

Author: Raphael Israeli
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'Are they really Muslims?' Islam in China reveals the struggle for identity of the small yet vital Muslim community of China, a little-studied minority on the fringes of the Islamic world now thrust into the spotlight by the opening of China to the world and the rise of independent Muslim republics on China's western borders.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Israeli, Raphael.
Islam in China.
Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, ©2002
(DLC) 2002001856
(OCoLC)49576635
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Raphael Israeli
ISBN: 9780739156612 0739156616
OCLC Number: 839304357
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 339 pages)
Contents: Muslims in China: incompatibility between Islam and the Chinese order --
Ahung and Literatus: a Muslim elite in Confucian China --
Muslim minorities under non-Islamic rule --
Ethnicity, religion, nationality, and social conflict: the case of Chinese Muslims --
Myth as memory: Muslims in China between myth and history --
Established Islam and marginal Islam: from eclecticism to syncretism --
Islamization and sinicization in Chinese Islam --
Naqshbandiyya and factionalism in Chinese Islam --
Is there Shi'a in Chinese Islam? --
Translation as exegesis: the opening Sūra of the Qur'ān in Chinese --
Muslim rebellions in Muslim China: a part of, or a counterpart to, the Chinese revolution --
The Islamic republics in central Asia and the Middle East --
The cross battles the crescent: a century of missionary work among Chinese Muslims (1850-1950) --
The Muslim minority in the people's republic of China --
A new wave of Muslim revivalism in China --
Al-sin --
Islam in China --
Islam in the Chinese environment.
Responsibility: Raphael Israeli.
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