Wednesday, December 3, 2008

PUBL.- Steppe Magazine, Issue 5

Distrib. by: Central-Eurasia-L - Announcement List for Central Eurasian Studies

PUBL.- Steppe Magazine, Issue 5

Posted by: Lucy Kelaart <>

Steppe, the magazine devoted to the arts, history, culture, landscape and
people of Central Asia, has published its fifth issue.

Highlights of the issue include:

A 30-page photographic essay on Afghanistan by photographer Seamus Murphy; a
16-page tribute to Chingiz Aitmatov, including an obituary, introduction to
his work and synopses of some of his more famous works, plus a personal
recollection by a friend and fellow intellectual; an article on and
photographs taken by C. G. Mannerheim (later President of Finland) of a
two-year expedition he mounted through Central Asia in 1906-8; a glimpse
into the lives of a community of potters living in Istalif, outside Kabul;
and much much more, including a cookery section, exhibition, hotel,
restaurant and book reviews, and more still!

To find out more about Issue 5, or to download a pdf of the issue's
contents, log on to

If you have any queries, please contact us at

Lucy Kelaart, Co-editor of Steppe

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