The begs of Xinjiang: between two worlds

@article{Newby1998TheBO,
  title={The begs of Xinjiang: between two worlds},
  author={Laura J. Newby},
  journal={Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies},
  year={1998},
  volume={61},
  pages={278 - 297}
}
  • L. Newby
  • Published 1 June 1998
  • History, Education
  • Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies
The Xinjiang People's Publishing House recently produced a series of booklets on the historical characters of Xinjiang. Included among the accounts of the region's heroes and heroines are the stories of some five hakim-begs, the local chief administrators during the Qing. They have all won inclusion in this series for demonstrations of loyalty to their Manchu conquerors and assistance rendered in the suppression of revolt against the Chinese empire. Heavily edited as these accounts may be… 
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