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Summer 2007 | Issue 2

In Issue 2…American poet Langston Hughes in Central Asia, a photo essay by Matthieu Paley on the Kyrgyz nomads living on the ‘Roof of the World’ in Afghanistan’s Wakhan corridor, 4,000 years of civilisation at Gonur Tepe, in Turkmenistan, and a look at Xinjiang’s twentieth century contribution to the carpet industry. Meanwhile, Charlie Connelly tracks down Elvis in Tashkent, Malik Abyshev imagines Borat flying across the steppe, and David Azouri cooks up some fabulous manti.


Click here to see Issue 2 contents in full, plus get a sneak preview of some of the articles below.


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