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  MSN Encarta - Archive Article - 1939: Sinkiang
The province of Sinkiang (literally New Dominion) is that key region in the land frontiers of the Chinese Republic which lies in the extreme northwest of China and is usually known abroad as Chinese or Eastern Turkestan.
Its exact boundaries are undetermined, but Tibet lies to the south; Siberian Russia to the north; India, Afghanistan and Turkestan adjoin it on the southwest and west; and Outer Mongolia and the Chinese provinces of Kansu and Ch'inghai (Kokonor) on the east.
The capital of Sinkiang is Urumchi, which has a population of between 70,000 and 100,000.
encarta.msn.com /sidebar_461501556/1939_Sinkiang.html   (1183 words)

 China's Boom Hasn't Reached Sinkiang
The full name of Sinkiang is Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, and it is one of 7 autonomous regions, 3 municipalities and 21 provinces (22 if you count Taiwan) that make up the People's Republic of China.
In fact, Sinkiang and adjacent areas are the original homeland of the Turks.
In Sinkiang's bitter cold, I don't see how people with families manage in such conditions, given an average income of $100 a month or less, which hardly enables them to purchase adequate food and fuel.
www.useless-knowledge.com /1234/feb/article178.html   (1158 words)

 Sinkiang Soviet army Aptekar Kiyan Turkestan 1934 intervention Sheng Shi-ts'ai China Urumchi uniforms
It appears that the situation in Sinkiang worried Russia even after the withdrawal of its forces, as seemingly ubiquitous representatives of the British empire were trying to penetrate this region, too.
The situation in Sinkiang is characterized by hostile relations between two military groups: that of the Urumchi government and that of the 36th Tungan Division which is extending its influence in the Khotan area.
Formed in January 1941, in February of that same year it was moved to Sinkiang and stationed in the capital, Urumchi, were it was occupied with protecting the aircraft factory and geologic survey parties that were investigating the mineral resources of northwest China.
home.comcast.net /~markconrad/Sinkiang.htm   (7480 words)

 KASHMIR: The Storm Center of the World   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The situation in Sinkiang remained precarious for China so long as she was weak and divided.
Sinkiang and Tibet flanked India in the North from the Pamirs to Burma.
Apart from a direct link with Sinkiang provided to her by the occupied territory of Gilgit and Baltistan, she thought it worthwhile to offer the bait of Laddakh to China if the latter in return could help her to get Kashmir Valley or at least remain neutral in the dispute over it.
ikashmir.org /Storm/chapter12.html   (4797 words)

 WWW -- Abdulrakhim Aitbayev's Page / Passages from "Turkistan Tumult"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Moslems are the original inhabitants of Sinkiang and constitute at least seven-tenths of the population.
Like all the other inhabitants of Sinkiang, their way of doing honor to a guest is to slaughter an animal for his pleasure Their cooking is excellent, and so is the diversity of dishes to be seen upon their tables.
Traces of their journey are to be found all over Sinkiang, both in the north and the south.They had no money and no means of transporting heavy goods, so they relied on the sale of small household requisites-towels, linen cloths, brushes, and soap.
www.ccs.uky.edu /~rakhim/doc_files/turk_tumlt.html   (10295 words)

 Sinkiang Synopsis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
As a multi-ethnic region, Sinkiang has a population of 15 million, with Uygur, the Han chines, Kazakhs, Huis, Mongolians, kirgizes, Xibes, Tartars, Uzbeks, Daurs, Manchus and Russian as the principle communities of the region.
Sinkiang's landscape is immensely varied ranging from spectacular sonw-crowned icerergs to the boundless lush green grassland, charming oasis and fabled lakes.
Sinkiang is a treasure land, vast in territory and rich in natural resources.
www.ritsumei.ac.jp /~bilal/synopsis.html   (316 words)

 Muslims in China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Sinkiang League for the Protection of Peace and Democracy, primarily consisting of Muslims, was opposed to the Peoples Republic of China when it was inaugurated under the leadership of Mao Zedong in 1949.
In periods of peace, the Ching (Manchu) rulers tried to be friendly with the Muslims whether of Sinkiang or of Central Asia.
Moreover, ethnic Chinese were made to emigrate and settle in Sinkiang, Ostensibly for the purpose of promoting agriculture and minig.
www.hvk.org /articles/0701/30.html   (885 words)

 The Soviets in Xinjiang (1911-1949)
In the fall of 1944, the unrest in Jungaria spread to the Ili Valley as Turkic rebels captured a GMD garrison at Nilka.
This name has been used by the Chinese to describe the area ever since it first came under Chinese rule during the Han dynasty, but it is not the name that the native inhabitants use to refer to their homeland.
Most other sources dealing with this period were written much earlier, often by participants in the events described who either had access to only a limited amount of documentation or who had political perspectives which colour their interpretation of the events described.
www.oxuscom.com /sovinxj.htm   (12720 words)

 Sinkiang Talimu CarbonBlack Co.,Ltd.
Sinkiang Tarim Carbonfl Corp. is a modern chemical enterprise founded in 1998.
The carbonfl production equipment with the throughput of 15000t is the key project of 9th five-year period in Sinkiang Vygur Autonomous Region.
Now, our all employees are striving for a green, civilized, clean, flourishing carbonfl enterprise to realize the harmonious development between human and nature.
www.chinachemnet.com /cb   (443 words)

 al-talib.com: GOVERNMENT FOR SOME PEOPLE: Dateline: Newsbriefs...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The press calls for the ruler of Sinkiang Uighur; Abdullah Abd Al-Rasheed, to end the propaganda calling for ethnic severance.
China accuses Sinkiang of ten years of violence and destruction of local culture.
Sinkiang is the oil rich region of eastern Tajikistan.
www.al-talib.com /articles/v12_i3_a20.htm   (133 words)

 A History of Inner Asia (Svat Soucek) - book review
Displaced from Mongolia by the Kyrgyz, the Uighur founded the kingdom of Qocho in Sinkiang, which was to last from the mid-9th to mid-13th century.
The Mongol conquest in the early 13th century was a watershed in the history of Central Asia, though most regions (outside Semireche) recovered fairly rapidly from the immediate effects of plunder and depopulation.
They were succeeded by Timur and his successors in the 15th century, who in turn were displaced in the 16th century by the Uzbek Shaybanids, rivals of the Shiite Safavids in Persia.
dannyreviews.com /h/Inner_Asia.html   (814 words)

 Tales of Old China
On the north-west, Sinkiang, China's New Dominion, reaches to the very middle of the Asian continent, and that spot on earth's surface which is the furthest from the seaboard is still within her borders.
The northern boundary of Sinkiang touches Siberia, and on the west it is divided from India by the Himalayan Range and the mountains of Tibet.
China proper is a land of high mountain ranges, of mighty rivers and of vast plains, but her outlying dependencies of Sinkiang and Mongolia contain the widest desert area on the face of the earth.
www.talesofoldchina.com /library/herlife.cfm   (21255 words)

 UNODC - Bulletin on Narcotics - 1953 Issue 1 - 001
It was voluntarily destroyed by the provincial government of Sinkiang, in furtherance of the aims proclaimed by the Government of China to reduce the world traffic in narcotics used for addiction.
In 1932, the annual report of China stated : "Certain wild species of hemp were reported to be indigenous in the province of Sinkiang, where the leaves of the plant are sometimes smoked by the aboriginal tribes".
This meagre information, which does not even mention the extensive cultivation in Sinkiang and the legal exportation of thousands of kilogrammes of charas annually to India, is all that can be gleaned from the annual reports of China.
www.unodc.org /unodc/bulletin/bulletin_1953-01-01_1_page002.html   (4335 words)

 China Holds Huge Military Parade in Sinkiang [Free Republic]
China held a huge military parade in its northwestern province of Sinkiang (Xinjiang) last week, the biggest event of its kind in the restive Muslim region since the 1949 revolution, a state-run newspaper reported.
The Xinjiang Daily did not say how many soldiers took part in Friday's parade in the provincial capital of Urumchi, but said they paraded in 20 phalanxes of infantry and 19 groups of armored vehicles.
Sinkiang is home to most of China's nuclear testing facilities.
www.freerepublic.com /forum/a378cecd669a2.htm   (261 words)

 The First Atomic Spy
By 1943 he had become chief of the section, which was responsible for deciphering encoded intelligence messages from around the world.
In 1947 and 1948 he participated in a broad effort to maintain the U.S. monopoly on access to all supplies of uranium-235, which was necessary to build an atomic bomb.
As armies of Mao Tse-tung swept into Sinkiang, Mackiernan was ordered on to Tibet to set up a pipeline that would funnel intelligence through agents in Sinkiang to U.S. agents in India.
www.technologyreview.com /articles/02/12/laird1202.asp?p=0   (1390 words)

 History (from Uygur Autonomous Region of Sinkiang) --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Far to the northwest of the heartland of Chinese civilization, the Sinkiang region was thinly populated by herdsmen and oasis farmers organized into small kingdoms and tribal alliances.
Southern Sinkiang came under the loose control of the Western Han dynasty in about 100
"Sinkiang, Uygur Autonomous Region of." Encyclopædia Britannica from Encyclopædia Britannica Premium Service.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-71463?tocId=71463   (83 words)

 Diagram of Irrigation Canals for Creating Farmland in Sinkiang, New Territories   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Of the many "illustrations with explanatory labels" attached to memorials processed by the Grand Council, a number of them are architectural, river engineering, and irrigation diagrams.
This diagram was prepared in 1845 by the General of Uliyastai in Sinkiang regarding the successful completion of irrigation canals to create new farmland there.
Not only did the canals provide water for cultivation, but they were also large enough to allow ship passage for grain transport.
www.npm.gov.tw /english/exhbition/echi1001/emai_05.htm   (95 words)

 Kazak Exodus - A Nation's Flight to Freedom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Sinkiang was re-named The Autonomous Uighur Republic in August, 1955
The Chinese Governor of Sinkiang, Yang Tseng-hsin, against whom Boko Batur fought in vain, was murdered in 1928 by Chinese rivals.
There was trouble, too, in the other north-western provinces of China bordering on Sinkiang, where a Tungan general, Ma Chung-yin, raised the standard of revolt in 1929 with such success that at one time he actually proclaimed an independent republic of East Turkistan and asked the Great Powers to recognise it.
www.pratyeka.org /books/kazak-exodus   (18827 words)

 New Page 1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In other words some sort of research of Inner Mongolia, Sinkiang, and Guangxi.
Sinkiang (nothing but ads and encyclopedic entires until bottom of fourth page)
Sinkiang Soviet army Aptekar Kiyan Turkestan 1934 intervention...
home.wlu.edu /~kaufmannm/anth230/project1.html   (347 words)

The convening of experts on all aspects of the prehistory and ethnology of East Turkestan (Sinkiang) was managed by Victor and his friendly team of Pennsylvanians.
A fair number of long rangers were there, and it was a pleasure to meet some of them, yet the conference was a short range one.
Rather than focusing on a long range topic, we all were bound by the time limits set by Indo-European and the archeology of Sinkiang -- 6 kya.
www.people.fas.harvard.edu /~witzel/mt26i.html   (775 words)

 Papers of Otto Frederick Schoerner - Collection 55
He was accepted and arrived in that country in 1932 for several months of training at the mission's language school in Anking.
In 1938, he left Sinkiang to go to Shanghai to marry Katherine Hasting Dodd, also a Moody Bible Institute alumna.
The couple returned to China in 1940 after a furlough in the United States, and spent a summer in Lin Ming and then moved on to the community of Hwang-Chaun in the province of Honan where he worked with the Chinese elders of the local churches.
www.wheaton.edu /bgc/archives/GUIDES/055.htm   (1164 words)

 Relief (from Uygur Autonomous Region of Sinkiang) --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Sinkiang can be divided into five physiographic regions: the Northern Highlands, the Dzungarian Basin, the Tien Shan (“Celestial Mountains”), the Tarim Basin, and the Kunlun Mountains.
These regions run roughly from east to west, the high mountains alternating with large, lower basins.
In the north the Northern Highlands extend in a semicircle along the Mongolian border.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-71452   (87 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
This is a paper cover booklet "Sheng Shih-Ts'Ai's Reform Programs in Sinkiang: Idealism or Opportunism" by F. Gilbert Chan, Professor at Miami University.
From the booklet: "Unlike many regional militarists, Shen Shih-ts'ai was not a native of the province he controlled in 1933-34...Sheng became 'tupan' in 1933 when Sinkiang was afflicted by political turmoil.
Soviet Russia, Japan, and British India were all eager to fish in troubled waters.
www.wordmax.com /w6952.htm   (182 words)

 Uighur Autonomous Region of Sinkiang --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Uighur Autonomous Region of Sinkiang --  Encyclopædia Britannica
The region is bordered by Mongolia to the northeast, Kazakstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikistan to the northwest, Afghanistan and the disputed territory of Jammu and Kashmir to the southwest, the Tibet Autonomous Region to the southeast, and the Chinese provinces of Tsinghai and…
"Sinkiang, Uighur Autonomous Region of." Encyclopædia Britannica from Encyclopædia Britannica Premium Service.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9067942?tocId=9067942   (83 words)

 The Warp.net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
With RUS 1, have Russia Attack Manchuria with 5 inf, 1 arm.
Move 2 RUS inf from Nov to Sinkiang.
Conclusion: Japan will be too busy trying to regain a foothold on the mainland without launching any serious attack on Sinkiang.
www.thewarp.net /axis/aa/a14.htm   (119 words)

 Sinkiang Executive (Adam Hall)
"The Sinkiang Executive", Elleston Trevor's eighth installment of Quiller, is an oddly confounding amalgam that surrealy catches our flawed protagonist in a state of moral ambiguity.
Then, for a hundred pages in the middle, it misuses the momentum of that premise simply as an excuse to indulge in an outlandish aeronautical fantasy.
"The Sinkiang Executive" is too often a conflict that pits realistic insight against unbelievable flights of fancy.
johnkeyes.com /a/0440179971-sinkiang-executive.html   (820 words)

 From Heaven Lake : Travels Through Sinkiang and Tibet (Vintage Departures) | Evie's Eden   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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