Citations with the tag: TURKIC peoples

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  • Altai Burkhanism.
    Filatov, Sergei // Anthropology & Archeology of Eurasia; Spring2001, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p76 

    Focuses on Altai Burkhanism, a local nationalistic movement of the Altai people in Russia. Elaboration on the different religious denominations in Altai; Influence of the Chinese on the religion of the Altai people; Creation of Burkhanism at the beginning of the 20th century.

  • Kazakhstan: Solidarity and Rage.
    Lillis, Joanna // Transitions Online; 8/10/2009, p3 

    The article reports on a protest by ethnic Uighurs, a people of Turkic origin, living in this Central Asian republic bordering China, against deadly clashes in Xinjiang earlier in July 2009 that left at least 197 people dead. It is many years since a protest of this size was seen in Kazakhstan,...

  • Unnecessary Evil.
    Kurlantzick, Joshua // Washington Monthly; Dec2002, Vol. 34 Issue 12, p26 

    Presents views on the oppression suffered by Uighurs, Turkic-speaking Muslims in Xinjiang, China, after the administration of U.S. President George W. Bush declared that the group had ties to the terrorist group al Qaeda. Increase in cultural and political oppressions against the Uighurs;...

    Frangipane, Markiz Doimo; Potočnjak, Saša // Fluminensia; 2010, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p45 

    No abstract available.

  • Time, Materiality, and the Work of Memory.
    Hamilakis, Yannis; Labanyi, Jo // History & Memory; Fall/Winter2008, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p5 

    The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one by Leyla Neyzi on the shared experiences of Christian Greeks and Muslim Turks in Ismir/Smyrna and another by David Sutton on construction of a modern Kalymniot identity not only in relation to west European modernity...

    Hamilakis, Yannis; Labanyi, Jo // Ebony; Jan1957, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p53 

    The article focuses on the segregation of dark-skinned Turks in South Carolina under a Supreme Court decision.

  • Thousands of Cameras Watch China's Uighurs.
    Lasseter, Tom // Muslim Observer; 2/25/2011, Vol. 13 Issue 9, p15 

    The article discusses the move of Chinese officials to add thousands of surveillance cameras in Urumqi, apparently centered on neighborhoods frequented by Uighurs, a Turkic-speaking Muslim minority.

  • China praises Cambodia for deporting Uighur asylum seekers.
    Lasseter, Tom // Tibetan Review: The Monthly Magazine on all Aspects of Tibet; Jan2010, Vol. 45 Issue 1, p36 

    The article reports that China is happy regarding the move of Cambodian government to seize forcibly 20 Uighur asylum seekers and transported them to the custody of communist Chinese.

  • Nations Without Borders.
    Richardson, Paul E. // Russian Life; May/Jun2010, Vol. 53 Issue 3, p4 

    The article discusses reports published within the issue including the effect of the lack of borders on the lives of people, visit to Russian cities Sevastopol and Vitebsk and the inability of the Meskhetian Turks to return to their home country.

  • The Disappearing Yoruk.
    Kandemir, Huseyin; Lovatt, Debbie // Middle East; Nov2001, Issue 317, p48 

    Focuses on the fast-disappearance lifestyle of Yoruk in Turkey. Number of Yoruk occupying the 200,000 tents according to the research conducted in 12th and 13th centuries; Accounts on the suffering encountered during the Ottoman Empire; Classification of the group of Yoruk according to...

    Uzun, Gülsine // Electronic Turkish Studies; 2008, Vol. 3 Issue 7, p632 

    Kirghizians, one of Turkic peoples, who continued to maintain their existence, culture and identity despite the fact that Chinese government oppressed them throughout centuries, live in both the autonomous Kizilsu Kirghiz region and in the city of Fu-Yu of Heilongjiang province of Eastern...

  • Mongolian Buddhism's Influence on the Formation and Development of Burkhanism in Altai.
    Kos'min, V. K. // Anthropology & Archeology of Eurasia; Winter2006, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p43 

    The article discusses the influence of Mongolian Buddhism on the formation and development of Burkhanism in Altai. Records show that Buddhism's path to enlightenment doctrine was taught to the Altaians. Several Altai residents studied at Buddhist centers in neighboring Mongolia long before the...

  • The Phenomenon of "White Faith" in Southern Siberia.
    Vinogradov, Andrei // Anthropology & Archeology of Eurasia; Winter2006, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p73 

    The article discusses the socioreligious movement of Burkhanism in early 20th century Russia. The term Burkhanism is derived from the name of "Ak Jang" or "Burkhan", which signifies Buddhist deity. There are various hypotheses as to the roots of "Ak Jang". "Ak Jang" may be an ancient...

  • Perceiving a Single Chinese State.
    Hastings, Justin V. // Problems of Post-Communism; Jan/Feb2005, Vol. 52 Issue 1, p28 

    This article reports that over the past ten years, Uighurs in Xinjiang province have expressed their dissatisfaction with Chinese rule through bombings, riots and attacks on government facilities. The Uighurs are a Turkic ethnic minority concentrated in northwestern China, along the border with...

  • China's Wild West.
    Hastings, Justin V. // Asia Monitor: China & North East Asia Monitor; Jun2005, Vol. 12 Issue 6, p2 

    This article informs that after Beijing's brutal pacification of Xinjiang in 1949, the area was almost completely ignored by the West for 40 years. As China's Uighur people travelled to these independent former Soviet states, it only increased their own demands for independence on return to...

  • Ahiska/Meskhetian Turks' diaspora, sense of belonging, and identity.
    AKKAYA, ASLIHAN // Turkish Review; May/Jun2013, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p252 

    The article examines the myths of historical continuity among the diaspora of the Ahiska/Meskhetian Turks, who are originally from southern Georgia. It examines the narratives of displacement of the Ahiska Turks and disarticulation from their homeland as well as the reasons behind it. The...

    Asfandiyarovna, Sultangareyeva Rosalia // Theory & Practice of Social Development; 2013, Issue 11, p1 

    The article deals with the semantic world of a folk dance, which reflects motives of the Tengriist beliefs and magical rites. The author explores the specifics of the solar orientation, circular movements as the core elements of the dance.

  • Lamaism in the Altai.
    Zhukovskaia, N.L. // Anthropology & Archeology of Eurasia; Spring2001, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p50 

    Focuses on Lamaism, a regional form of Buddhist religion of the Altai people in Russia. History of Lamaism in the region; Influence of Lamaism on local mythology; Emergence of Burkhanism, a local nationalistic movement in a religious coating.

  • The Turk as a Threat and Europe's "Other.".
    Karlsson, Ingmar // International Issues & Slovak Foreign Policy Affairs; 2006, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p62 

    This article focuses on the image or reputation of Turkey and Turkish people to Europeans, Americans and Russians. The fall of Constantinople in 1453 aroused a fear of Turks among Europeans. Turks are viewed as a threat to the existence of Christianity. The victory of the Europeans in checking...

  • Aggregate Income of Household.
    Ouchi, Mariko; Upadhyaya, Shyam // Assessment of Social Assistance Scheme in the Kyrgyz Republic: I; 2006, p15 

    The article discusses the aggregate income of household in relation to the Targeted Social Assistance (TSA) in the Kyrgyz Republic. It is stated that the basic criterion for the provision of state allowances is the per-capita income of the family. It is noted that a household is comprised of all...

  • The Tatar Ethnic Community.
    Iskhakov, Damir M. // Anthropology & Archeology of Eurasia; Fall2004, Vol. 43 Issue 2, p8 

    Analyzes the structure of the Tatar ethnic community in Russia. Distinction between Volga-Urals, Siberian and Astrakhan Tatars; Transformation of the traditional culture of the local groups; Stages of ethnic transformation.

  • Shatter Zone.
    Kaplan, Robert D. // Atlantic (02769077); Apr92, Vol. 269 Issue 4, p24 

    Focuses on the ethnic group called Turks. History of the Turks' occupation of Asia; Places where Turks reside; Characteristics of Turks; Political nature of Turks.

  • Untitled.
    Brennan, Dan // Transitions Online; 4/7/2003, pN.PAG 

    Reports on the opposition faced by the repatriation plan for the Meskhetian Turks in the Republic of Georgia. Background of the origins of Meskhetian Turks; Incidents that led to the scattering of Meskhetian Turks to different places; Living conditions of the Meskhetian Turks.

  • 6 military police killed in explosive attack in Xinjiang.
    Brennan, Dan // Tibetan Review: The Monthly Magazine on all Aspects of Tibet; Sep2010, Vol. 45 Issue 9, p26 

    The article reports on the explosive attack by a group of six members of Uighur minority in Aksu city, Xinjiang, China which killed 6 policemen and wounded 15 others.

    DEMİR, Necati // Journal of World of Turks / Zeitschrift für die Welt der Türke; 2011, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p5 

    Oguz Turkic-speaking Gagauz population of Turks about 300 thousand. Most of them have been living in Moldovia, Bulgaria and Ukraine. Problem of how they have gone Moldovia, Bulgaria and Ukraine is still a dilemma for scholars. However, there have been lots of unsolved problem in this topic. The...

  • Turkey Press Scan (7 July 2009).
    DEMİR, Necati // Journal of Turkish Weekly; 7/6/2009, p17 

    The article presents a selection of news briefs from the Turkish press for July 7, 2009. A massacre of Uighur Turks in the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region in China is noted. Incidents involving a trial related to the murder of Hrant Dink are described. A land mine exploded under a minibus and...

  • China Claims Uyghur Militants Trained in Syria.
    Zenn, Jacob // Terrorism Monitor; 7/12/2013, Vol. 11 Issue 14, p6 

    The article reports on the claim of the Chinese government that Uyghur militants from Xinjiang are fighting with the rebels in Syria against the government of Bashar al-Assad. It notes that China said that a Uyghur militant who studied in Istanbul and fought with the Free Syrian Army in Aleppo...

    ÜSTÜN, Abdullah // Journal of Black Sea Studies; bahar2013, Vol. 10 Issue 37, p1 

    The ripple waves of the appearance of the Huns in Western Eurasia created an atmosphere of confusion, taking the Roman Empire in. In their attempts to narrate the events, Roman historians made it possible to follow this process, which includes the Völkerwanderung, to a large extent. When the...

  • The Other Tibet.
    de Rosen, Felix // National Geographic; Apr2010, Vol. 217 Issue 4, p8 

    A letter to the editor is presented in response to an article in a previous issue which was concerned with Uighur people in China.

  • The Other Tibet.
    Yang, Joyce // National Geographic; Apr2010, Vol. 217 Issue 4, p8 

    A letter to the editor is presented in response to an article in a previous issue that was concerned with the Uighur people in China.

  • The Other Tibet.
    Wu, Shu // National Geographic; Apr2010, Vol. 217 Issue 4, p8 

    A letter to the editor is presented in response to an article in a previous issue that was concerned with the Uighur people in China.

  • The Other Tibet.
    White, Debra J. // National Geographic; Apr2010, Vol. 217 Issue 4, p8 

    A letter to the editor is presented in response to an article in a previous issue that was concerned with the Uighur people in China.

  • The Other Tibet.
    Wang, Chunzeng // National Geographic; Apr2010, Vol. 217 Issue 4, p8 

    A letter to the editor is presented in response to an article in a previous issue that was concerned with the Uighur people in China.

  • Brush fire on the far frontier.
    Wang, Chunzeng // Newsweek; 2/24/1997, Vol. 129 Issue 8, p46 

    Reports on battles between Chinese police and ethnic Uighur protesters in the Chinese city of Yining in Xinjiang province in February 1997. Death toll from the fighting; Additional violence sparked by the fighting.

    DEMİR, Necati // Turkish Culture & Haci Bektas Veli Research Quarterly; 2012, Issue 63, p77 

    Chepnis are one of 24 tribes of Oghuz Turks. Dominated after the Battle of Malazgirt (Manzikert) in 1071, Danishmends, predominantly Chepni Turcomans who have taken over the conquest of the northern region of Anatolia, and made the first capital of the Sivas. After than, Niksar had been accepted...

  • From Silkworm to Cloth.
    Valley, Josanne La // Highlights; Nov2014, Vol. 69 Issue 11, p40 

    The article offers information on the history and culture of silkworm cloth making by the Uyghur people in Hotan, China.

  • Uyghurs face jail for speaking out.
    Kurban, Rahile // Green Left Weekly; 2/27/2013, Issue 955, p16 

    The article offers information on people in Uyghur who are facing jail terms for speaking out and are being denied national rights.

    Kurban, Rahile // Geographical (Geographical Magazine Ltd.); Jul2007, Vol. 79 Issue 7, p30 

    Several images of the nomadic Kyrgyz people undertaking treks with their yak caravans are presented.

  • Turkey.
    Kurban, Rahile // America; 11/9/1912, Vol. 8 Issue 5, p100 

    The article reports on the victory of various ethnic groups in capturing several lands in Turkey. It states that the Bulgars had succeeded in getting between Adrianople and Constantinople, while the Servians were victorious and the Montenegrins were hammering away at Scutari. It also notes that...

    Toksoy, Ahmet // Electronic Turkish Studies; 2009, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p2133 

    One of important clans of Oghuzs is also Bayindirs. The family which founded Akkoyunlu State belongs to this clan. Akkoyunlu State gained importance in the reign of Karayülük Osman Bey in the eastern and southern east regions. During Timur's raids to Anatolia, being allied with him,...

  • Long Route Home.
    Elliott, John // Transitions Online; 6/25/2007, p1 

    The article provides information on the Meskhetian Turks. In 1944, the Meskhetian Turks were rounded up in their homeland of Samtskhe-Javakheti, in southwest Georgia, and deported to Central Asia, ostensibly for the crime of collusion with Nazi invaders. Today, they are spread out in Azerbaijan,...

  • Background Note: Bulgaria.
    Elliott, John // Background Notes on Countries of the World: Republic of Bulgaria; August 2004, p1 

    This article presents information regarding Bulgaria. Bulgaria shares a border with Turkey and Greece to the south, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Serbia and Montenegro to the west, Romania to the north and the Black Sea to the east. In 1018, Bulgaria fell under the authority of...

  • Character of the Turks.
    Russell, Lord John // Kurdish Life; Winter2006, Issue 57, p32 

    The article discusses the primitive character of the Turks. By nature, the Turks are frank, candid and sincere but too barbarous to consider properly the obligation of a treaty or the sanctity of a promise, more especially with regard to nations of a different faith. In their general mode of...

  • On Cultural Relationships Between Old Turks and Iran.
    Wenkan Xu // Journal of Sino-Western Communications; Dec2009, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p1 

    The Old Turks were influenced by the Iranian culture. According to Denis Sinor and other scholars, people of the Turkic empire in the Mongolian Plateau are a large aggregation of different ethnics, including the races speaking Iranian, Ugric and Samoyedic languages. Some of personal names,...

    Bethlen, Stephen // Foreign Affairs; Apr1925, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p445 

    It is no easy matter for a distant observer to understand the circumstances of the formation of the Hungarian state and the place which in the course of subsequent history Hungary came to take in Europe. Torn into three parts during the period of Turkish occupation, the Hungarian nation lived a...

    Bethlen, Stephen // Background Notes on Countries of the World: Tajikistan; Oct2008, p3 

    The article offers information on the people of Tajikistan. Contemporary Tajiks are the descendants of ancient Eastern Iranian inhabitants of Central Asia. There is an admixture of western Iranian Persians and non-Iranian peoples, Mongols and Turkic peoples. People used the way of life and place...

    Bethlen, Stephen // Background Notes on Countries of the World: Kyrgyzstan; Feb2007, p2 

    The article offers information on the people and history of Kyrgyzstan. Kyrgyz history dates back to 201 B. C. according to findings of Kyrgyz and Chinese historians. The earliest descendents of the Kyrgyz people lived in the northeast part of what becomes Mongolia. Some of their tribes migrated...

    Bethlen, Stephen // Background Notes on Countries of the World: Kyrgyzstan; Apr2007, p2 

    The article presents information on the people and history of Kyrgyzstan. Kyrgyz history started in 201 B.C. Kyrgyzstani are said to be of Turkic descent. Most Kyrgyzstani are Suni Muslims because they lived in the Tuva region until 13th century where Islam was the predominant religion. It was...

  • The Karachay Jamaat: Alive and Operational.
    Vatchagaev, Mairbek // Eurasia Daily Monitor; 6/21/2012, Vol. 9 Issue 118, p3 

    The article focuses on the insurgency in Karachaevo-Cherkessia. It states that the insurgent activities are compared to other republics in North Caucasus or to the Karachay, the early Karachaevo-Cherkessian jamaat in Russia. It says that the period of 2005-2007 was the most tragic for the...

  • The Aurignacian in Altai.
    Otte, Marcel; Derevianko, Anatoly // Antiquity; Mar2001, Vol. 75 Issue 287, p44 

    Provides information on the archaeological research being conducted in the Altai region of central Asia and attempts to establish the development and expansion of the Aurignacian to Europe. Regional context of the study; Conclusion.

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