Begrænset udgave The Sacred Routes of Uyghur History by Rian Thum 6QzhxiWr

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For 250 years the Turkic Muslims of Altishahrthe vast desert region to the northwest of Tibethave led an uneasy existence under Chinese rule. Today they call themselves Uyghurs and they have cultivated a sense of history and identity that challenges Beijings official national narrative. Rian Thum argues that the roots of this history run deeper than recent conflicts to a time when manuscripts and pilgrimage dominated understandings of the past. Beyond broadening our knowledge of tensions