Eastward to Tartary, Robert Kaplan’s first book to focus on a single region since his bestselling Balkan Ghosts, introduces readers to an. Touted as the sequel to Kaplan’s Balkan Ghosts, which reportedly influenced President Clinton’s early policy thinking on the Balkans, Eastward to Tartary. Eastward to Tartary was written in the blood-letting ethnic civil war context in the former Yugoslavia. The book is described as the author’s “perspective.

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Eastward to Tartary: Travels in the Balkans, the Middle East, and the Caucasus

Oct 23, Pages Buy. Nov 12, Pages Buy. Oct 23, Pages. Nov 12, Pages. Kaplan takes us on a spellbinding journey into the heart of a volatile region, stretching from Hungary and Romania to the far shores of the oil-rich Caspian Sea.


Eastward to Tartary – By Robert D. Kaplan: Fairmont Moments

Through dramatic stories of unforgettable characters, Kaplan illuminates the tragic history of this unstable area that he describes as the new fault line between East and West. He ventures from Turkey, Syria, and Israel to the turbulent countries of the Taartary, from the newly rich city of Baku to the deserts tarttary Turkmenistan and the killing fields of Armenia. The result is must reading for anyone concerned about the state of our world in the decades to come.

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See all books by Robert D. Inspired by Your Browsing History. Praise “Erudite and intrepid… [Kaplan] is a deft guide to wherever he chooses to lead you.

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