Muslim Communities in China: Mid-18th to Early 20th Century
(4,277 words)

Inadequacy of sources, the distance of time, the over-writing by an official chronology, all make questions of identity and identification difficult to explore. Only a gender analysis qualified by an analysis of state-minority relations, of ethnicity, and of the history of Islamic indigenization, among other factors, can go some way toward…

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Jaschok, Maria and Jingjun, Shui, “Muslim Communities in China: Mid-18th to Early 20th Century”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 29 May 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0017>
First published online: 2009



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