The Sacred Routes of Uyghur History

The Sacred Routes of Uyghur History

For 250 years the Turkic Muslims of Tibet, who call themselves Uyghurs today, have cultivated a sense of history and identity that challenges Beijing’s national narrative. The roots of this history run deeper than recent conflicts, Rian Thum says, to a time when manuscripts and pilgrimage along the Silk Road dominated understandings of the past.

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Publisher Harvard University Press
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ISBN 0674598555
Pages 323 pages
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