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Singing the Village: Music, Memory and Ritual among the Sibe of Xinjiang

Rachel Harris

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262979
eISBN:
9780191734717
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262979.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The Sibe are an immigrant group, Qing dynasty bannermen who made a three-year ‘long march’ from Manchuria in the 18th century to serve as a border garrison in the newly conquered Western Regions of ... More


Introduction

Rachel Harris

in Singing the Village: Music, Memory and Ritual among the Sibe of Xinjiang

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262979
eISBN:
9780191734717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262979.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the music and ritual songs of the Sibe people of Xinjiang, China. This book aims to counter the monolithic view of Chinese ... More


Sibe Music

Rachel Harris

in Singing the Village: Music, Memory and Ritual among the Sibe of Xinjiang

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262979
eISBN:
9780191734717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262979.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines the styles of song, instrumental music, and opera of the Sibe people in demonstrate aspects of change and continuity in Sibe music during their 240-year residence in Xinjiang, ... More


Postscript

S. J. Harrison

in Singing the Village: Music, Memory and Ritual among the Sibe of Xinjiang

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262979
eISBN:
9780191734717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262979.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the musical history of the Sibe people in Xinjiang, China. It provides evidence to show that in spite of their reputation as a people who have ... More


Negotiating Inseparability in China: The Xinjiang Class and the Dynamics of Uyghur Identity

Timothy Grose

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9789888528097
eISBN:
9789882204805
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528097.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This book describes and theorizes the experiences of Uyghur graduates of the “Xinjiang Class” national boarding school program. These experiences reveal how young, educated Uyghurs strategically and ... More


Ethnic Conflict and Protest in Tibet and Xinjiang: Unrest in China's West

Ben Hillman and Gray Tuttle (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231169981
eISBN:
9780231540445
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169981.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

Despite more than a decade of rapid economic development, rising living standards, and large-scale improvements in infrastructure and services, China’s western borderlands are awash in a wave of ... More


Oil and Water: Being Han in Xinjiang

Tom Cliff

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226359939
eISBN:
9780226360270
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226360270.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

The experience of being Han in Xinjiang is part of the broader experience of migration and frontier settlement in PRC-era China. Drawing on analysis of history, biography, and social structure, Oil ... More


Borderland Capitalism: Turkestan Produce, Qing Silver, and the Birth of an Eastern Market

Kwangmin Kim

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780804799232
eISBN:
9781503600423
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804799232.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book provides an examination of the Muslim notability (begs) and their development of capitalistic enterprises in Eastern Turkestan under the Qing Empire. The begs, the powerful organizers of ... More


Incubating Loyalty (or Resistance) in Chinese Boarding Schools

Timothy Grose

in Negotiating Inseparability in China: The Xinjiang Class and the Dynamics of Uyghur Identity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9789888528097
eISBN:
9789882204805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528097.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Chapter One introduces the major institutional hallmarks of the Xinjiang Class. It carefully interrogates the CCP’s current objectives for maintaining boarding schools for Uyghur students. It draws ... More


Ignoring CCP Calls to Return to Xinjiang

Timothy Grose

in Negotiating Inseparability in China: The Xinjiang Class and the Dynamics of Uyghur Identity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9789888528097
eISBN:
9789882204805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528097.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Chapter Three reveals the tendency for Xinjiang Class graduates to seek opportunities abroad or in inner China instead of returning to Xinjiang. Considering the pressures China’s Ministry of ... More


The Disappointing Road Home

Timothy Grose

in Negotiating Inseparability in China: The Xinjiang Class and the Dynamics of Uyghur Identity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9789888528097
eISBN:
9789882204805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528097.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Chapter Four follows Xinjiang Class graduates’ return to Xinjiang. Contrary to the political goals of the program, few of its graduates return to the region with the intention of serving the Party. ... More


“We are Not Terrorists!”: Uighurs, Tibetans, and the “Global War on Terror”

Samuel Martínez

in International Migration and Human Rights: The Global Repercussions of U.S. Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520258211
eISBN:
9780520942578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520258211.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

The research for this chapter began with the question of how U.S. policies implemented in the wake of September 11, 2001, were affecting the policy of other states, for example China. It shows how ... More


Natural Resources and the New Frontier: Constructing Modern China's Borderlands

Judd C. Kinzley

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226492155
eISBN:
9780226492322
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226492322.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This work offers a new resource-centered history of modern Xinjiang. The region, located on China's farthest western border, was shaped in the 20th century by not only Chinese officials, but also ... More


State violence and China’s unfinished national unification: conflict with minorities

Terry Narramore

in Violence and the State

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097027
eISBN:
9781526103987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097027.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Violence was a widespread and fundamental part of the reconstitution of the state and attempts to build national unification in the People’s Republic of China (PRC).Emerging from a prolonged period ... More


The Qing and Islam on the Western Frontier

James A. Millward and Laura J. Newby

in Empire at the Margins: Culture, Ethnicity, and Frontier in Early Modern China

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230156
eISBN:
9780520927537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230156.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter delineates some of the main forces influencing ethnic definition in Xinjiang. In particular, it focuses on two liminal groups: the Turkic Muslim officials, or begs, who served in the ... More


Corridor Diplomacy

Tim Winter

in Geocultural Power: China's Quest to Revive the Silk Roads for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226658216
eISBN:
9780226658490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226658490.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

Belt and Road is fostering infrastructure investments, transboundary development corridors, trade deals, as well as the conservation of World Heritage Sites, museums, and historical cities. The ... More


Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism in China: Domestic and Foreign Policy Dimensions

Michael Clarke (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190922610
eISBN:
9780190943165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190922610.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

China's problem with terrorism has historically been considered an outgrowth of Beijing's efforts to integrate the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region into the People's Republic of China. Since the end ... More


Towards Another Minority Educational Elite Group in Xinjiang?

Chen Yangbin

in Minority Education in China: Balancing Unity and Diversity in an Era of Critical Pluralism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9789888208135
eISBN:
9789888268283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208135.003.0010
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

In his chapter, Chen Yangbin suggests that given their different responses to the growing complexity of the “Xinjiang problem,” Uyghur graduates from specialized dislocated schools are likely to form ... More


Uyghur University Students and Ramadan: Challenging the Minkaomin/Minkaohan Labels

Timothy Grose

in Minority Education in China: Balancing Unity and Diversity in an Era of Critical Pluralism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9789888208135
eISBN:
9789888268283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208135.003.0011
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

In his chapter, Timothy Grose critically interrogates the relationship between social background and religiosity among his Uyghur informants. He explores the complex attitudes Uyghur students in ... More


The Practice of Ethnic Policy in Education: Xinjiang’s Bilingual Education System

Zuliyati Simayi

in Minority Education in China: Balancing Unity and Diversity in an Era of Critical Pluralism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9789888208135
eISBN:
9789888268283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208135.003.0007
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

In her Chapter, Zuliyati Simayi provides a comprehensive and sophisticated survey of bilingualism in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR). She highlights some of the important accomplishments ... More


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