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Wanderings in Chinese Turkestan

E. G. Kemp

Wanderings in Chinese Turkestan

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Published by Printed by Wightman & Co. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Xinjiang Uygur Zizhiqu (China) -- Description and travel.

  • Edition Notes

    Foreword dated 1914.

    Statementby E.G. Kemp.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS793.S62
    The Physical Object
    Pagination31p., [8] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19772358M

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East Turkestan (Uyghur: شەرقىي تۈركىستان ‎, ULY: Shərqiy Türkistan, USY: Шәрқий Түркистан), also known as Uyghuristan (Uyghur: اویغورستان ‎), is a term with multiple meanings depending on context and usage.

Historically, the term was invented by Russian Turkologists like Nikita Bichurin in the 19th century as a more neutral term to replace another Literal meaning: East Turkic-stan. KEMP also wrote The Face of China and Wanderings in Chinese Turkestan.

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To the west even of Tibet Wanderings in Chinese Turkestan book the trade highroad from China to India across the great ranges of the. Lady Macartney was the wife of Sir George Macartney (), who was sent to Chinese Turkestan inand was appointed the British Consul at Kashgar in He was described by Frederick Marshman Bailey in as "one of our greatest experts on Central Asian affairs, a man unique in the fact that he spent twenty-eight years of his.

Buy Wanderings in Chinese Turkestan, Oxfam, E. Kemp. This item will be dispatched to UK addresses via second class post within 2 working days of receipt of your order. An English Lady in Chinese Turkestan by Catherine Macartney In the heart of Central Asia, the town of Kashgar (Kashi) has always been a prisoner of its awesome surroundings.

To the east the Taklamakan desert and on the other three sides the high mountains ranges of the Tian Shan, the Pamir and further south the Karakorum/5. Her book Wanderings in Chinese Turkestan (), describes being given gifts of silk by officials and buying silk in Yarkand – a town on the Silk Road in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, People’s Republic of China.

Much of Kemp’s Ashmolean bequest is undocumented, but one of Wanderings in Chinese Turkestan book silks has Kemp’s name tag in it (see below). Product: Chinese Turkestan: A Photographic Wanderings in Chinese Turkestan book Through an Ancient Civilization General Impressions: I love photography and I love to travel, so this book is just the kind of book I enjoy flipping through.

There is a several page intro at the beginning of the book, but the majority of pages are captioned black and white pictures.4/5(73). Between the years andthe Wanderings in Chinese Turkestan book Akademie der Wissenschaften in Berlin sponsored four archaeological expeditions to the Turfan oasis region of Chinese of the signal surprises of this exploratory work was the recovery of a vast hoard of authentic Manichaean manuscripts written in various Middle Iranian dialects and central Asian languages.

A Week in Chinese Turkestan During the Uigher Uprising We sure picked a bad week to be in Xinjiang province, right in the middle Wanderings in Chinese Turkestan book the protests last Monday in Urumqi that resulted in deaths. Though in its own strange way, it was a pretty intruiging experience as well.

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Geographical Overview. The eastern portion of the Central Asian land mass (see central asia phy), between 70° and ° E and 25° and 45° N, encompasses Chinese Turkestan, now Sinkiang (Xin-jiang) Uighur Autonomous Region of the People’s Republic of China, with the Tarim basin and the high plateaus and mountains surrounding it (capital.

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Golden: Chinese Turkestan: A Photographic Journey Through an Ancient Civilization by Ryan Pyle. BOOK REVIEW o/ used both by Tibetans and by non-Tibetans, among them the natives of Khotan, the Chinese and the hibes inhabiting the southern part of Chinese Turkestan, the region of Mi-rán.

The same process continued in the post-Tibetan period. Takeuchi suggested new interpretations of a number of economic terms and of Old Tibetan words and. The Turkistan Islamic Party (TIP) (Arabic: الحزب الإسلامي التركستاني ‎, romanized: al-Ḥizb al-Islāmī al-Turkistānī; Uyghur: تۈركىستان ئىسلام پارتىيىسى ‎) or Turkistan Islamic Movement (TIM), formerly known as the East Turkestan Islamic Movement (ETIM) and other names, is an Islamic Headquarters: North Waziristan, Pakistan.

The combination of economic development and “strike hard” is the method of ethnic control employed however in Chinese Turkestan, and as one group of Uygurs told us when we discussed this, “what can we do, we are hugely outgunned”. The command and control nature of China remains very real.

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A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt. Some fading to spine. In an edge-torn and worn dustwrapper lacking a one inch piece at top of spine. No ownership inscription. A little edge and end-paper foxing. 69 photographs. 4 maps. The story of Tilman's mountaineering exploits and wanderings in Central Asia/ Chinese Turkestan in.

Light on British, Chinese and Russian Activities in Sinkiang, (London, ). Macartney’s wife wrote a memoir of her years in Kashgar: Lady [Catherina] Macartney, An English Lady in Chinese Turkestan (London, ).

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To that end, we have arrived in Urumqi, the major city of Chinese Turkestan (or Xinjiang province, to be official) and a city further from any ocean than any other place on earth. We intend to spend about two weeks in Xinjiang before moving west to the former Soviet Republics of Central Asia – “the ‘Stans”– beginning with Krygyzstan.

Ancient Khotan: Detailed Report of Archaeological Explorations in Chinese Turkestan (2 volumes, ), by Aurel Stein (page images at Toyo Bunko Archive) Items below (if any) are from related and broader terms. Filed under: Xinjiang Uygur Zizhiqu (China).

An English Boy in Chinese Turkestan: The Story of Orlando Hobbs Imre Galambos During the first decades of the 20th century, Chinese Central Asia became the scene for archaeological enterprises led by foreign explorers and scholars. Besides exploration carried out by leading European powers, the Japanese also.

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