Cross-Border Links between Muslims in Yunnan and Northern Thailand: Identity and Economic Networks

  • Jean Berlie


Islam is the second largest religion in the People’s Republic of China (PRC), including about 20 per cent of all religious worshippers. Thailand, which nearly borders China’s Yunnan province, is a Buddhist kingdom where Islam is accepted.


Muslim Community Erhai Lake Maritime Trade Muslim Identity Religious Worshipper 
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