East by Mid-East - Studies in Cultural, Historical and Strategic Connectivities - Anchi Hoh

East by Mid-East - Studies in Cultural, Historical and Strategic Connectivities - Anchi Hoh

3. Xinjiang as Portrayed in Qing’s Historical Gazetteers Housed at the Library of Congress

East by Mid-East - Studies in Cultural, Historical and Strategic Connectivities - Anchi Hoh

Anchi Hoh [+-]
Library of Congress
Anchi Hoh is Assistant to the Chief of the Asian Division of the Library of Congress and Chief Executive Director for the Asian Division Friends Society. She is currently a Fellow of the Library of Congress Leadership Development Program. Dr. Hoh is Editor in Chief for the Journal of Middle East and Islamic Studies in Asia (JMEISA) and Co-Chair of the Biannual International Forum on Asia-Middle Studies. She holds a PhD and an MA in Middle Eastern Studies. Her most recent publication is the translation of a collection of short stories from Arabic to English, Departure of the Sea by Dr. Haifa Al Sanousi, which offers insights into the Kuwaiti society and an Arab view on terrorism.

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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.

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Hoh, Anchi. 3. Xinjiang as Portrayed in Qing’s Historical Gazetteers Housed at the Library of Congress. East by Mid-East - Studies in Cultural, Historical and Strategic Connectivities. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 25 - 66 Oct 2013. ISBN 9781845539337. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=21219. Date accessed: 09 Aug 2020 doi: 10.1558/equinox.21219. Oct 2013

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