Chinese Turkestan


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Chinese Turkestan

the E part of the central Asian region of Turkestan: corresponds generally to the present-day Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region of China
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It was a preliminary achievement for the authority of Chongqing to have reached the borderlands of Chinese Turkestan and Muslim-ruled territories of Kokonor, the Gansu Corridor, and the Alashan region in Inner Mongolia.
Manichaeism continued to exist in Chinese Turkestan well into the 13th century.
As an interesting aside: It is possible to travel from Turkey proper through Chinese Turkestan and get by speaking Turkish only.
The Language of the Kharosthi Documents from Chinese Turkestan.
Arguably the greatest "Silk Road" explorer, the British archaeologist Sir Aurel Stein -- who excavated the ancient sand buried ruins of Chinese Turkestan and publicised them to astonished audiences -- never once used the term.
Khotanese Manuscripts from Chinese Turkestan in the British Library: A Complete Catalogue with Texts and Translations.
One group, from the Turfan basin in Chinese Turkestan, is Manichean and written in Middle Persian.
Between the years 1902 and 1914, the Preussische Akademie der Wissenschaften in Berlin sponsored four archaeological expeditions to the Turfan oasis region of Chinese Turkestan.

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