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

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

By: Ted Rall; Ahmed Rashid [Introduction]

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Has some wear but is in Good condition and is a very readable copy.Part graphic novel travelogue, part tongue-in-cheek travel guide, here are the adventures of caustic cartoonist Ted Rall in the wild and woolly central Asian countries. Combines articles with comics and chapters relating Rall's 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 Stans' where Rall had the temerity to go back on a dare.


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 tomorrow s 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. It s 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..."

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

Author Name: Ted Rall; Ahmed Rashid [Introduction]

Categories: SOCIAL SCIENCE,

Publisher: NBM Publishing: 2006-08-01

ISBN Number: 1561634549

ISBN Number 13: 9781561634545

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Used: Good

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: SKU0002465

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