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Islam in China

Islam in China Islam in China has been propagated over the past thirteen hundred years primarily among the people now known as "Hui," but many of the issues confronting them are also relevant to the Turkic and Indo-European Muslims on China's Inner Asian frontier. "Hui teaching" (Hui jiao) was the term once used in Chinese for Islam in general; it probably derives from an early Chinese rendering of the term for the modern Uighur people. According to the reasonably accurate 1990 national censu ...more

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