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Silk Road to Ruin: Is Central Asia the New Middle East?

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Part graphic novel travelog, part tongue-in-cheek travel guide, here are the adventures of caustic cartoonist Rall in the wild and wooly central Asian countries, a powder keg sitting on tomorrows oil... Combines articles with comics chapters relating his experiences retracing the old legendary Silk Road starting with the sublime history of China and ending in the absurdity of the petty dictatorships of the “The ‘Stans” where Rall had the temerity -or was it blustery stupidity?- to go back, including once with a group of listeners to his radio show, on a dare. Its exotic adventure, satire and a fun way to find out more about a part of the world that looms in importance with its immense reserves of oil...

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Part graphic novel/ part articles, and part travelog/part tongue-in-cheek travel guide book, this relates all of Rall's numerous adventures into the 'Stans of Central Asia. An explosive part of the world sitting on much oil! Yet we hardly know it...

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Part graphic novel travelog, part tongue-in-cheek travel guide, here are the adventures of caustic cartoonist Rall (To Afghanistan & Back, Generalissimo El Busho) in the wild and wooly central asian countries, a powder keg sitting on tomorrow's oil...

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Product Details

ISBN:
9781561634545
Subtitle:
Is Central Asia the New Middle East?
Author:
Rall, Ted
Illustrator:
Rall, Ted
Author:
Rall, Ted
Publisher:
NBM Publishing
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Politics and government
Subject:
Asia - Central
Subject:
International Relations - General
Subject:
Graphic Novels
Subject:
Asia, Central Description and travel.
Subject:
Essays & Travelogues
Subject:
Graphic Novels - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Publication Date:
20060801
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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History and Social Science » Politics » International Studies
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History and Social Science » World History » Asia » General
Travel » Asia » Central Asia
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"Synopsis" by , Part graphic novel/ part articles, and part travelog/part tongue-in-cheek travel guide book, this relates all of Rall's numerous adventures into the 'Stans of Central Asia. An explosive part of the world sitting on much oil! Yet we hardly know it...
"Synopsis" by , Part graphic novel travelog, part tongue-in-cheek travel guide, here are the adventures of caustic cartoonist Rall (To Afghanistan & Back, Generalissimo El Busho) in the wild and wooly central asian countries, a powder keg sitting on tomorrow's oil...
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