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Of ‘savages’ and ‘terrorists’
Sean R. Roberts

–633 . Wan , William ( 2013 ). ‘ Chinese Police Say Tiananmen Square Crash Was “Premeditated, Violent, Terrorist Attack” ’, Washington Post , 30 October, (accessed 16 July 2021). Wang , David ( 1996 ). ‘ The USSR and the Establishment of the Eastern Turkestan Republic in Xinjiang ’, Journal of Institute of Modern History, Academia Sinica, Taipei 25 , 337

in The Xinjiang emergency
Gordon T. Stewart

year for California agriculture in the 1890s required the importation of 40,000,000 jute bags. 52 The growth of the cotton trade in Russia was yet another occasion for jute to prove its insistent presence in the international economy. By 1914 the cotton crop in Russian Turkestan amounted to 2,000,000 bales per annum with further extensions of the crop in prospect and ‘all that cotton has to be baled in jute to

in Jute and empire
Matt Perry

).238 Wilkinson also roundly criticised Katherine Murray, the Duchess of Atholl’s The Conscription of a People (1931), for relying on second-hand evidence and class prejudices.239 Her pro-sovietism had a cultural dimension as well, seeing Soviet literature and film as a model of working-class culture.240 She saw screenings of Soviet films such as The General Line (about collectivisation of the land, 1929) and Turksib (about the Turkestan–Siberian railway, 1929) at the Soviet Embassy. On 24 February 1930, Wilkinson was prominently associated alongside filmmaker Ivor Montagu in

in ‘Red Ellen’ Wilkinson