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Xinjiang Sights By Wang Baolao
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Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, “Xin” for short, is located in the northwest frontier of China with an area of 1.66 million square kilometres which is the largest provincial-level... More > administrative region, accounting for one-sixth of the total land area in China. Xinjiang is situated in the hinterland of the Eurasian continent with a land borderline of more than 5,600 kilometres, bordering countries like Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Mongolia, India and Afghanistan.< 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.
DBGalaxyTouring Volume 4 By Marb et al.
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In 1996, following the success and popularity of the “Dragon Ball Z” anime series, the franchise was extended beyond the original manga. The new anime series was titled “Dragon... More > Ball GT”, with “GT” being short for “Grand Touring” or “Galaxy Touring”. In 1997, the Chinese “Xinjiang Youth Publishing House” made a 20-volume fanmanga series of “Dragon Ball GT”. For this restored edition, every page has been cleaned by hand and translated to English. Age 789: Goku is turned back into a child by the “Ultimate” or “Black Star” Dragon Balls, that scatter across the universe after being used. Goku is therefore forced to leave on a journey to collect these Dragon Balls along with his granddaughter Pan and Trunks. The trio has already retrieved two Dragon Balls. However, their second ball gets stolen by the Para Para brothers who work for the mysterious Dr. Mu. Hence, Dr. Mu’s plot to conquer the galaxy with his Machine Mutants is revealed... THIS IS A DOUJINSHI (FAN MANGA).< Less
Braken Fences By Wulf Kurtoglu
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In a near future whan the tulyie atween rationalism an releegious fundamentalism haes been focht tae a staunstill, Braken Fences explores themes o identity, allegiance an freedom. Yince again there... More > blank areas on the map. Ayont the parteetioned Borders, genetic experiments haes altered human senses, an Neanderthals mells wi bandits an Buddhist monks in the muntains o Central Asia. The scene is set for a tale o adventure an romance, and for the discovery, at lang last, o whit wey the Neanderthals dee’d oot. A bold uise o the Scots tongue tae express cultures an langages faur hyne frae Scotlan. Also available in Standard English, as 'Broken Fences'.< Less
Broken Fences By Wulf Kurtoglu
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In a near future when the struggle between rationalism and religious fundamentalism has been fought to a standstill, Broken Fences explores themes of identity, allegiance and freedom. Once again... More > there are blank areas on the map. Beyond the partitioned Borders, genetic experiments have altered human senses, and Neanderthals mix with bandits and Buddhist monks in the mountains of Central Asia. The scene is set for a tale of adventure and romance, and for the discovery, at long last, of why the Neanderthals died out. Also available in Scots as 'Braken Fences'.< 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
Journey to The East: A Hitchhiker's Guide to the Middle Kingdom By Tom Lightner
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Journey to the East is the story of a western traveler with a very limited Chinese vocabulary traveling in China. The author took small trips to large and mid-sized cities trying to learn enough... More > about communications and culture to be able to travel freely in China. After tiring of organized tours, he adapted to trains, buses, taxis, and black cars which allowed him to see culture and sights beyond the reach of most western tourists. He found that adding hitchhiking to the mix of transportation modes allowed broader access to remote sites. The author tested his cultural and hitchhiking lessons learned in small trips by traveling cross country. He followed the same route that former NPR correspondent Rob Gifford traveled in “China Road”, but from west to east, from Kazakhstan to China’s east coast at Shanghai. The book reports on the travels and how the lessons learned succeeded or failed.< 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
我是个中国通 By Yasue Iwakiri
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This is the story about author's personal experiences studying Mandarin Chinese in both China and the US over the last 2 years. The book mostly consists of her personal journals, some school works,... More > comments on certain issues, and plenty of photos that she took in both the US and China. Her stories reflect her personal feelings and perspectives toward Chinese language, people, culture, politics, as well as including her feelings and comments about her daily routines.< 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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