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Travel Journal Urumqi - China By E Locken
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Travel Journal Urumqi - Keep a diary of your holiday / vacation to Urumqi, China. Includes diary, budget planner, activity planner, packing checklist and other useful aids to help you record and... More > remember every aspect of your trip.< Less
Mule Train to Afghanistan By Frank Villafaña
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In the sequel to Rice with Mango, Ralph, now a CIA operative, finds himself in the middle of the Cold War. Traveling to China to purchase oriental rugs for his shop in Ohio, he knows that he has... More > traveled far from his first flight out of Cuba. In this historical work of fiction, set in the early 1980´s, Afghanistan has been invaded by the Soviet Union. The CIA covert program to support the mujahedeen, is getting serious Congressional scrutiny. Rug salesman by day, Ralph’s new assignment entangles him in the middle of the CIA´s support of the Afghanistan mujahedeen. His nemesis, Baimurat, the KGB Station Chief in Kashgar, is not the brightest, but that makes him much more unpredictable and dangerous. Firefights that never get reported in the morning news, but still leave dead bodies, are surrounding him and killing his friends. Then there are the internal demons that may lead him to self-destruction or the sexy redhead with a healthy appetite, which offer dangers that were not included in his CIA training.< Less
Bye Bye Lao Wai By Joseph Rolfes
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As the subtitle suggests, this graphic novel follows the shortcomings of foreign teachers and outsiders (lao wai) attempting to live and work in mainland China. An English teacher overstays his... More > visa, yet sticks to the mainland in stubborn pursuit of a young, helpful student. ...A recent graduate arrives in Cathay with delusions of easy wealth, yet faces the reality of a Chinese "instant" upper class (Baofahu). ...A father taking his family on vacation sets up an adventurous cultural experience only to suffer his wife's constant derision and his own son's disappearance. All of the previous occurs amongst a shirtless mass of Chinese bystanders, eavesdroppers and opportunists. At most, there's really only one thing to say: Bye Bye Lao Wai< Less
简述维吾尔族身份中的历史属性和地理属性 ——及其与突厥身份和土耳其身份的本质性区别 By 传航 单
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This is the Chinese version of the booklet published in English in November, 2018. This is a slightly modified excerpt from chapters one and two of my PhD thesis: The Historical Uyghur Identity and... More > its Attributes from Kocho Civilization and East-Syriac Christianity, submitted on July 31, 2018 in the English version. Adopting a historical anthropology framework, through an approach of history discipline coupled with religious studies, engaging carefully in textual analysis of the original historical records, the thesis uses what I have made the five-dimensional attributes system of geography, history, ethnicity, religion and civilization for constructing an identity narrative to explore the historical changes and transformation of the Uyghur ethnic identity, with the hope of offering to the Uyghurs who live in Xinjiang, China an alternative narrative of their identity. The Uyghurs are not, as people have long believed, Turks or Turki.< Less
China Through Photographs: South and North West By Anne Reynolds
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This book exhibits hundreds of images from a trip-of-a-lifetime in China's West. The journey begins in the north, in the city of Urumqi, the capital of Xinjiang province. It continues south through... More > Xian, with a stop at the Army of Terracotta Warriors, and even further south into Sichuan, Guizhou and Kunming provinces. From the chaos of Chongqing city, the majestic pandas of Chengdu, the authenticity of Guiyang, to ancient Dali, Lijiang and the stunning Tiger Leaping Gorge. Everything from architecture, scenery, and tourist sites to food, people and shopping is displayed through hundreds of gorgeous photographs, captured on a basic point-and-shoot digital camera, just as you'd see them if you were walking around yourself - absolutely no editing, filters, special lenses. All photographs may be reproduced for any purposes, provided appropriate source referencing.< Less

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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