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China's forgotten people : Xinjiang, terror and the Chinese state

Author: Nick Holdstock
Publisher: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris, 2015. ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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One of the few Western commentators to have lived in the region, journalist Nick Holdstock travels into the heart of the province reveals the Uyghur story as one of repression and hardship. With Islamic terrorism in China likely to increase over the next decade, how the Party responds will have global repercussions. 'China's forgotten people' explains why terrorism is on the rise in the world's most powerful  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nick Holdstock
ISBN: 9781784531409 1784531405
OCLC Number: 909251078
Description: xi, 273 pages : maps ; 22 cm
Contents: Drawing boundaries --
"Liberation": the Communist era begins --
"Opening up" --
Striking hard: the 1990s --
Exiles --
The peacock flies west --
Urumqi and after: learning the wrong lessons --
"A perfect bomb."
Other Titles: Xinjiang, terror and the Chinese state
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Lucid and up-to-date [Nick Holdstock] makes the case for a deeper understanding of Xinjiang at the moment, a combination of official defensiveness in China and politicisation of agendas outside means Read more...

 
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