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3 edition of The Folklore of China"s Islamic Salar Nationality (Chinese Studies, Vol. 15) found in the catalog.

The Folklore of China"s Islamic Salar Nationality (Chinese Studies, Vol. 15)

by Wei Ma

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Published by Edwin Mellen Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asian studies,
  • Islam,
  • Myths & mythology,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Folklore & Mythology - Folklore,
  • Folklore & Mythology,
  • China,
  • Folklore,
  • Qinghai Sheng,
  • Salar (Chinese people)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages260
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10971822M
    ISBN 10077347675X
    ISBN 109780773476752

    This is apparently the first work in a series of Chinese minority nationality folklore in translation; additional collections of Kazakh and Uyghur folktales are planned by the American author. The book is arranged as follows: theoretical and thematic introduction (pp. ), photographs (pp. ), and topically-arranged stories in translation. The teaching of Buddhism, Confucianism and Taoism influenced the folklore. Facts about Chinese Folklore 4: the importance of Chinese folklore. Chinese folklore is very important in the world of literature. There are many Chinese poets and writers inspired after they read the folklore.

    Home Islamic Stories Miracle Pictures Muslim Baby Names Islamic Jokes Islamic Riddles Questions and Answers 99 Names of Allah Islamic Quizzes Salat Duas Azan MP3 More Services Free Chinese Islamic . When Islam began to expand outside of the Arab countries, China was one of the first countries it reached. According to historical records, China established relations with the Arabic regions in B.C. when Emperor Wudi of the Western Han Dynasty ( B.C.-A.D) dispatched his emissary Zhang Qian to the Western Regions (Central Asia). The introduction of Islam to China saw frequent.

    Hui in China means all who practice the Islamic faith and/or it means one of China’s fifty-five recognized minority people, as they prefer to be called, are also known as Dongan people. They are the largest of ten ethnic nationality groups and not the only Muslin minority population in China practicing the Islamic faith. Chinese Folk-lore Tales. Notes: Features 11 Chinese folktales. Author: Rev. J. Macgowan, D.D. Editor: Andrew Lang Published: Publisher: Macmillan And Co.


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The Folklore of China"s Islamic Salar Nationality (Chinese Studies, Vol. 15) by Wei Ma Download PDF EPUB FB2

Genre/Form: Folklore: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ma, Wei, Folklore of China's Islamic Salar nationality.

Lewiston, N.Y.: E. Mellen Press, © Folklore of China's Islamic Salar Nationality. Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen. Ma Wei; Ma Jianzhong; Stuart, Kevin (). "The Xunhua Salar Wedding".

Asian Folklore Studies. 58 (1): 31– doi/ JSTOR Lipman, Jonathan Neaman (). Familiar strangers: a history of Muslims in Northwest China. Hong Kong University Press. The Salar people have no national dance of their own. Their most distinctive musical instrument is the Kouxuan (a kind of stringed instrument), which is made of copper or silver and is often played by women.

Festival Influenced by the Islamic culture, the Salar people mainly celebrate the Corban Festival, Almsgiving Festival and Kaizhai Festival. The Salar are likely direct descendants of the Salur, a tribe of Oghuz Turks who lived during the Western Turkic Khaganate.

Facing religious persecution for their Islamic beliefs, Salur brothers Haraman and Ahman fled their homeland of Samarkand in modern day Uzbekistan, traveling east with 18 like-minded Salur and a Quran strapped to a camel’s : Rachel Deason. Many Salar, some 30%, however do not speak the Salar Language anymore but speak Chinese or Tibetan, the language of another ethnic group with whom they have long been in contact.

For a large part Salar history has been passed on by an oral tradition and the Salar culture knows many tales and folklore's. Chinese folklore encompasses the folklore of China, and includes songs, poetry, dances, puppetry, and often tells stories of human nature, historical or legendary events, love, and the stories often explain natural phenomena and distinctive landmarks.

Along with Chinese mythology, it forms an important element in Chinese folk religion. Salar Nationality Population and Distribution: Residence of Salar Nationality Salar ethnic group mainly inhabits the Xunhua Salar Autonomous County of Qinghai Province. However, they can also be found in the Gansu Province and the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.

According to the census which was taken in the yearit has a population of. Salar Nationality More Photo. The Salar ethnic minority mainly inhabits the Xunhua Salar Autonomous County of Qinghai Province.

However, the Salar can also be found in the Gansu Province and the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. According to the census which was taken in the yearthe Salar ethnic minority has a population ofThe Salar people have a rich and colorful tradition of folklore.

Many of the legends, stories and fairy tales sing the praises of the courage and wisdom of the laboring people, and lament the hard lives of the Salar women in the past, as well as their struggle against feudal oppression.

Salar Name Meaning is General Or Commander Of An Army. Salar is a Muslim Boy name and has Persian origin. Find Salar multiple name meanings and name pronunciation in English, Arabic and Urdu.

The lucky number of Salar name is 4 and also find similar names. The book’s 74 tales feature a cross-section of Chinese folklore, including tales of the gods, tales of magic, fairy tales, ghost stories and more.

Other collections with a rich selection of Chinese folklore include A Chinese Wonder Book by Norman Hinsdale Pitman and Chinese Folk-Lore Tales. The late Ming and early Qing Dynasties are the mature period of Chinese Islam.

At that time, Islam had been accepted by several national minorities besides the Hui Nationality. The Muslim of the Hui Nationality as the members of Chinese society and important carriers of Chinese Islam played an important role in all aspects of social life.

* Lin Lianyun: 汉撒拉、撒拉汉词汇 (''Chinese-Salar Salar-Chinese lexicon''. Chengdu, People's Press of Sichuan. External links * * Arienne M. Dwyer: * Ma Wei, Ma Jianzhong, and Kevin Stuart, editors. Folklore of China’s Islamic ` Nationality.

Lewiston, Edwin Mellen. * Ma Quanlin, Ma Wanxiang, and Ma Zhicheng. Salar is a Persian name for boys that means “leader”, “commander”, “chief”. Do you have a question about Islamic baby names. Get reliable answers and advice from staff, with citations from academic references and scholarly.

This is a Chinese Muslim, is in China's Qinghai Province. Here are the Hui, Salar ethnic and so on. Guer Bang and the Eid al-Fitr at the time about the number of about. According to China Muslims' traditional legendary accounts, Islam was first brought to China by Sa'ad ibn abi Waqqas.

As reported by Al-Bayhaqi, Muhammad pronounced: "Seek for knowledge even unto China".Chinese Muslims have been in China for the last 1, years of continuous interaction with Chinese society."Islam expanded gradually across the maritime and inland silk routes from the 7th to.

China is the most heavily populated country in the world with over billion people, living there. China is an ancient country, its civilization is nearly years old.

The Forbidden City is the former Chinese imperial palace located in the middle of Beijing, China. Built with precious wood and marble and an incredible buildings large, the palace was a city it its own right. The City took one million workers 15 years to construct. Madam White Snake. Madam White Snake is a Chinese legend/folklore, which existed as oral traditions before any written compilation.

It tells of a powerful female white snake demon, Bai Suzhen, and a green snake demon of lesser powers, Xiao Qing, that take on human form and become two beautiful women. Some traditional Chinese porcelain Islamic Culture Relics collected by museums in China. Incense bunrners used to be very popular during the Xuande period of the Ming Dynasty (about years ago).

Here is a collection of Islamic culture relics of Xuande Incense Bunrners. I have to concur with the other reviewers.

Indeed the book has wonderful pictures. But- for one thing- the Hui are not exactly an ethnic group- they are extremely diverse, live all over China, and range from committed Muslims to atheist cadres- so a study of the "Hui folktales" does not necessarily shed light on what it means to be Hui; these folktales are not part of a shared s: 3.

Dru Gladney’s book “Muslim Chinese” and Zvi Ben-dor’ “Dao Mohammad” are also important references to Islam and Muslims of China Intrinsic Value Ma at pm Reply → I just read a Book which examines how China is going to develop the next stage of economic growth and how they are transforming their economic clout.Spread in Hui, Uygur, Khalkhas, Kazak, Ozbek, minorities, Muslim people population in China was estimated as million in It accounts for about % of China population and 20% of Chinese ethnic population.