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Uyghurs: Prisoners In Paradise By Hasna Turner
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This non-fiction book recounts the compelling plight of four Uyghurs from central Asia who fled the grueling oppression of communist China only to be caught in the crossfire of the U.S. led... More > “War on Terror.” Their attempt to immigrate into Turkey derails as they are captured as a bounty offer in Afghanistan and turned into the U.S. military for reward money by local tribesmen. Ultimately, this resulted in their false imprisonment within the notorious U.S. detention center in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. Moreover, after seven years of being indefinite ‘detainees,’ and overcoming unimaginable obstacles while in captivity, their prayers begging for freedom were finally answered. Subsequently, they were released to the remote, mid-Atlantic subtropical island of Bermuda. And despite their new found freedom in a paradise that American author, Mark Twain, once referred to as “superior to heaven”, they are stateless and stranded to this day, now remaining as ‘prisoners in paradise.’< Less
Uyghurs: Prisoners In Paradise By Hasna Turner
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This non-fiction book recounts the compelling plight of four Uyghurs from central Asia who fled the grueling oppression of communist China only to be caught in the crossfire of the U.S. led... More > “War on Terror.” Their attempt to immigrate into Turkey derails as they are captured as a bounty offer in Afghanistan and turned into the U.S. military for reward money by local tribesmen. Ultimately, this resulted in their false imprisonment within the notorious U.S. detention center in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. Moreover, after seven years of being indefinite ‘detainees,’ and overcoming unimaginable obstacles while in captivity, their prayers begging for freedom were finally answered. Subsequently, they were released to the remote, mid-Atlantic subtropical island of Bermuda. And despite their new found freedom in a paradise that American author, Mark Twain, once referred to as “superior to heaven”, they are stateless and stranded to this day, now remaining as ‘prisoners in paradise.’< Less
Mistress of Japan By Cameron Blackwell
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Nergiz was determined to become a courtesan and take control of her life. After 4 years at the School of Seven Sighs she traveled to feudal Japan and found her destiny. Hot erotica and great... More > historical fiction in this novelette.< Less
Decoding Kashgar By Serdar Aydin & Marc Aurel Schnabel
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This photobook portrays Kashgar, the westernmost city in China and once considered one of the best preserved examples of a traditional Islamic city in Central Asia. With a renewal project, a large... More > portion of old houses have been replaced with new ones that just look sufficiently old to make a visitor feel in a fictional world of Kashgar’s maze-like urban pattern with narrow alleyways and tunnels. This book offers a visual engagement with Kashgar in 13 sections, each with their own stories and themes based on a series of specific content ranging from historical architecture to people of Kashgar and from black-and-white urban scenes to 3D digital reconstructions.< Less
Travels in Xinjiang By Susan Hardman
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These photos are from several areas in Xinjiang, China. They capture some of the sights, scenes, markets and people that live in this beautiful and remote area of China.
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
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

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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