3. Xinjiang as Portrayed in Qing’s Historical Gazetteers Housed at the Library of Congress
Anchi Hoh [+]
Library of Congress
This chapter outlines a general portrait of the region currently known as Xinjiang using the Qing’s gazetteers collection housed at the Library of Congress from three dimensions: the administrative system, surveys of national resources, and the Qing’s attitude toward economy, ethnicity, and cultural and religious affairs.