The Silent Steppe

The Silent Steppe : The Memoir of a Kazakh Nomad Under Stalin

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Documents the tragic story of the Kazakh nomads of central Asia under Stalin's regime, offering insight into the culture's Islamic and pagan heritage, the ancient traditions that established their nomadic way of life, and the author's family's struggle to relocate and survive after his father was fatally incarcerated within a prison camp. 15,000 first printing.show more

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  • Hardback | 345 pages
  • 149.86 x 226.06 x 35.56mm | 680.39g
  • Penguin Putnam Inc
  • Overlook Press
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • 1585679550
  • 9781585679553
  • 53,216

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