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Muslim marketers in Yinchuan, China.
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Yinchuan Market
Seven hundred and fifty years ago, it was a busy stop on the super highway of the ancients, the Silk Road.
Today, China's Ninxia province sits forgotten, it's peasants quietly growing potatoes, apples, and wheat.
But in the markets of Yinchuan, echoes of the region's exotic past whisper in the white prayer caps and
bearded chins of the Muslim Hui, descendants of Turkish traders who left more than footsteps behind...